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Xbox 360 elite not reading game disc and freezing during play. When i put the game in, it tells me it can not read and to download the game again. It is a brand new game from the store. I actually went and returned it and got a new one and it does the samething. On my older games it will freeze either right at the beginning or a few minutes into it. The system is a little over 2yrs old but was only used for a few months before the problems started. It has been packed and put away since.

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Why don't you just take it to Best Buy or where ever you got it from and then exchange it or you could return it and git your $ back!!!!!!!and rate this Fix Ya please!!!!!

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SOURCE: is there much difference between the xbox 360 pro and the xbox 360 elite

Hello there.

For a comparison of the 2 versions of the console, please visit http://www.engadget.com/2007/04/26/xbox-360-elite-vs-classic-the-test/

Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

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SOURCE: INSTRUCTION MANUAL FOR XBOX 360 ELITE

Hi,

You can download it here from Microsoft.

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/systemsetup/xbox360/resources/instructionmanuals.htm

Here is a direct download link.

http://assets.xbox.com/en-us/support/na-console-elite.pdf

Posted on May 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Xbox 360 won't read some brand new disc and frezzes during game

Hello my name is Tim Ehrhart, I repair 360's for a living and it sounds like yours is going to red ring on you. If it is only 6 months old then it is under warantee and you should either take it back to the store or call 1-800-469-9269 and they will ship you a box to ship it back to them. If your warantee is void then you can repair it using the guide found here http://llamma.com/xbox360/repair/Xbox-360-error-codes.htm I hope this helps you. Please take a little time to leave me feedback as I am new and am trying to gain a good rep.

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SOURCE: cannot get picture just sound when i hook up my xbox elite system

Double check TV is on video 1,2,3 same for 360s yellow video out.
If then you still have audio only ,the G.P.U has open connections
form the video feed to the mother board
Solution, you must have the G.P.U re-clamp to the main board.
That Works. 99% of the time.

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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