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Xbox 360 AC Adapter Problem

We have two Microsoft Xbox 360 AC Adapters. Both of them, when plugged in, only show the orange (standby) LED status. In using either one, the Xbox will not power up. What's up?

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  • AudiS4 Apr 13, 2008

    Yes

  • AudiS4 Apr 13, 2008

    I still cannot get the console to turn on. The cd tray will not open as well.

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There could be two points of failure
the Power supply second the front power button.

Switch of the Xbox and disconnect the power cord ,press and hold the power button for 10 seconds.Reconnect the power cord , press the power button and try ejecting the cd tray , if they tray comes out , this means the powersupply is OK , if not then there could be an issue with the power supply.

let me know if additional help is required, coz we might need to open the xbox to find out the the failing part

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They can be both faulty, or there is a short in the xbox power socket

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Its most likely not the ac adapter and there is a hardware side fault in your xbox, Il have to check this with microsoft.

Il get back to you.

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

  • Ekse Apr 14, 2008

    test the ac adapters in another xbox? does your friend have one?

    if they work in your friends xbox then, it seems to be a hardware problem with the xbox, contact your dealer or microsoft for repairs.

    if you need more assistance let me know. I'm here to help.

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Hi there

try the following steps as recommended by microsoft themselves:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906102

hope this solves the problem

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

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