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Turn it on for 2 seconds blinks yellow then flashes red wont turn on at all cant get game out

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Kay this is called the YLOD and it might be happening for the following reasons
1. your hardrive is corrupt, or needs to be reset into the system
2. it might be that the soldering from your motherboard needs to be reflowed

hope i could help a bit

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

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