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360 probs iwas playing my 360 when the screen froze and then the 3 red lights came on. i had bought it used from somone and they said it worked fine, it was just a little loud, can u guys help

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It's dead. Too bad. The solutions is listed here:
1. Call Xbox support and tell them that your Xbox(or Xbox 360) is broken. Free while within warranty, costs about $200+ if you are out of warranty.
2. Try the towel trick. I do not recommend this while you are in warranty.
3.Ask someone here to repair your 360. There are a good number of
people here that will lend you a helping hand.

Posted on Mar 22, 2008


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