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Xbox 360 freeze

My xbox 360 freezes randomly when playing games and sometimes gives disc read error codes. Any solutions that don't require that I send it away for repairs?

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You might check out the Informative article at Ezinearticles.com to fix the freezing problem as the article gives the information about a DIY guide, (though i don't remember the name of the site) but you can check the article from http://ezinearticles.com/?Xbox-360-Freezing-Fix&id=1527369

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I cant find a solution so just try sending it in otherwise i dont think it will work, plus if you dont send it in the system will get fried from the freezing so just try sending it in

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