Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
This behavior occurs when the Xbox 360 console experiences a hardware failure.
Turn off your xbox 360 and remove all memory units and hard drive, power up your xbox again. if the problem appears to be resolved it could be a currupt or bad hard drive or memory unit. follow the above steps again but adding 1 memory unit / hard drive at a time to single out the bad memory device.
Depending on the devices warrenty or where you bought it, you should be able to get it replaced.
If the problem still occurs afetr all memory units are removed try removing all other external devices such as wireless adapter.
if it still occurs it could be something more serious such as the DVD Drive or graphics processor. in which case you will need to call the xbox repair center. they should fix it free of charge for you despite your warrenty under there current "good will gesture" due to the numerous amounts of xbox 360 problems.
hope this helps
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Red Ring of Death: Red Flashing XBOX 360 Lights Explained Common Xbox 360 Red Ring Errors The XBOX has a reported 54.2% failure rate which makes the XBOX 360 gaming consoles' worst "lemon" to date. If you find yourself with the red flashing lights error, --> follow this guide to try and pinpoint the problem with your XBOX 360.
1 Red Ring = Serious Hardware Failure
I f your XBOX 360 has a 1 red flashing light error, you're more than likely in big trouble. The 1 flashing red ring of light can be due to GPU or CPU failure, RAM overheating, a DVD drive error, or some serious problem with your Xbox 360's internal components. The most common 1 flashing red ring lights error is the E74 error. The E74 error is no easy fix for the Xbox 360 and usually has to be repaired by the manufacturer [though some have managed to repair it with the heat gun trick - but be careful]
2 Red Rings = Overheating
Mostly all red flashing lights on the Xbox 360 rings are due to overheating in some way or other, but the 2 red rings singles out overheating as the main issue. When doing the X-Clamp fix the 2 red rings are required to fix the Xbox 360 by overheating the CPU. If you get this Xbox 360 error without doing the X-Clamp fix, you probably just need to let your Xbox 360 cool down for a few hours. Make sure that all vents aren't blocked off and that your Xbox fans are working properly in order to repair this problem.
3 Red Rings = Basic Hardware Failure
The most common error on the Xbox 360 is the 3 red rings - also known as the Red Rings of Death (RRoD). This flashing lights problem is the main cause of Xbox 360's 54.2% failure rate. The 3 red flashing lights can be due to lots of different errors but is mainly due to the X-Clamps in your Xbox 360 and overheating. Fortunately, lots of people were able to fix this issue using the X-Clamp and heat gun fix. Follow this list of error codes to find out the real issue with the 3 red rings because there are quite a few of them.
Jan 07, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
XBOX 360 Red Light error, or Red ring of Death RORD is a
very common issue, and can happen anytime.
There are different Error numbers related to RoRD, and appears on screen
starting with "E".
Red light problem can be fixed! there is a XBOX 360 repair
guide available that covers this problem and also all other common XBOX
problems. You can get your copy XBOX 360 Repair Guide, you can download it and
get help to fix your console. Please feel free to message me if you need
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