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I am having a problem with my Xbox 360. I press the center button on my controller to turn on my Xbox and it will turn on but no video shows up, the controller won't actually connect, however, I don't get any red rings and my power supply brick remains green while the Xbox is on. I tried searching for an issue but could not find one. (Everything is plugged in and it won't even recognize when I plug in a controller to the USB) It never actually boots. Just turns on. HELP! If it helps, I had to have my Xbox repaired for the red ring of death before.

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  • Shelley Sep 10, 2010

    Oh, so I can say that I just have the red ring of death and they will just fix it? Will it be free since it was something they already had to fix recently? Because my warranty for the ring expired. And thank you for the info. =)

  • Shelley Sep 16, 2010

    Okay. Thank you. There isn't any audio either, though. Literally, it turns on but doesn't boot. No one I ask in my dorm knows either, lol. So I'll have to call microsoft. At least I know the rf isn't bad.

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Your RF Module went bad, Its in the front, usually when a controller will not connect then it has to do with the rf module which is about ten bucks on ebay.
However its not common to have the video go out because of it,
You may need to send it back out to microsoft, how long ago did you get it fixed.

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  • Shelley Sep 10, 2010

    It was only a few months ago that I got my xbox fixed for the red ring of death. My Controller WILL turn on my xbox but it will not connect. Controller plugged in will also not connect. The xbox will turn on but will not boot up. =/

  • Yayimfixed Sep 10, 2010

    Sounds like there is a problem with one of the chips on the motherboard, I still however say that the rf module is def broken, and it will turn the system on, Because it uses the rf to turn on the system just like the remote but when using the buttons and analog sticks it requires the rf module.

    I would also call microsoft and tell them you have the red rings again, and just send it in, they will fix it regardless

  • Rod Sims
    Rod Sims Sep 16, 2010

    A little clarification . First when the ROL board aka RF board fails it will not except any
    commands from the controller. So it's unlikely your RF board is bad. Second Auido with
    no video is some what common and is caused by a open connection ( video feeds ) under the G.P.U. so the shop probably need to do a little more through reflow .

    Just a little info

    Rob

  • Shelley Sep 17, 2010

    I FIGURED OUT THE PROBLEM!! It was nothing wrong with the xbox. I had been using a HDMI cable that had less wires to it. Not the original one it came with. This worked for a while. with a lot of testing of wires (And going plugging it in using my boyfriends wires to test) I found out that the xbox is finicky and wants the one it came with. Thanks to all those for your help.

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Unfortunately there is nothing that you can directly do to fix this problem.

You have a hardware failure. Microsoft will repair your unit for you under warranty / recall.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907534

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

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