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Out of no where i turn on my xbox 360 and there is one red light what does that mean

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One red ring of light on the xbox 360 consoles defines, hardware failure.meaning,one of the core components on your xbox 360 simply malfunctioned.The main root of this problem is because of excessive heat that eventually misplace the position of the GPU.However,The said problems can be solve on a DIY(do it yourself) procedure (provided that the xbox 360's warranty no longer exist.if you still had the warranty replacement deal and it's still active,you can send it directly to Microsoft where they will change your unit for free,shipment and couriers fee at your own expense) Okay,you can temporarily fix this problem by X Clamp fix method,where the main idea is to dismantle your xbox,add additional washers to the main frame,re applying of thermal paste and modifying your system with additional fans and bracket.the process is not too long and definitely very reliable.

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Microsoft Xbox Support provides a troubleshooting guide on the web:

http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/Solutions/wizardhost.aspx?wizardid=frls

If the troubleshooting guide does not solve your problem, you will likely need to send the unit in for service.

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This is the display chip overheating and to stop this heat you need to use a good guide
that will show you how with household items or you can send it in to get it fixed.
This is the display chip overheating and to stop this heat you need to use a good guide
that will show you how with household items or you can send it in to get it fixed.

Posted on Aug 29, 2010

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SOURCE: red light on my xbox 360

Turn console of, hold sync button down wich is the small white button next memory card slots, while holding turn on console and wait till it boots. If this does not work go to system blade, select memory, press y on the HD symbol, press xx left bumper right bumper xx, select yes. This will restart your console from scratch though all profiles and saved data will be lost, but it will clear any corupt data.

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turn it on and wrap it with 2 towels for 20 minutes(the idea is to overheat it), then unrap the towels and let it cool down for 20 minutes. Then, walla it works.

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SOURCE: error 4424 on xbox 360 with 3 red lights

No it doesn't mean the console is ****. This could be related to several different issues and hasn't necessarily been pinpointed to one problem in particular. Two of the most common problems are with the x-clamps and cold solder points.

The x-clamps could be putting too much pressure on certain parts of the board now from all the wear of constant heating and cooling. This can be fixed using the X-Clamp fix and is fairly easy with the right tools.

Cold solder points basically means that points in the solder holding the chips on have cracked from rapid heating and cooling. This can be fixed with the simple "towel trick".

I would suggest trying the towel trick first as it is free and the simplest. Next I would suggest the X-Clamp fix. You can find guides to all of these with a simple google search. If neither of these works then it may be time to call for a new xbox, as it usually goes downhill from there. Good Luck!

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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