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Xbox 360 wont turn on, power brick light is a constant orange. I used my voltmeter and all components are receiving 60volts but nothing turns on.

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Hi there,

Try these steps from the Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906102

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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I know its a little annoying but its useful trust me. The orange light usually means a problem with the power supply. This means WORST CARE SCENARIO you have to replace the power brick but you 99% dont have to get a new xbox.
http://support.xbox.com/en-us/pages/xbox-360/troubleshoot/hardware/power.aspx
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1. Try unplugging the power brick from the wall and from the xbox 360.
2. Wait about 30 seconds and plug the power brick into the wall power outlet.
3. Make sure the indicator light on the power brick is orange. ( If it's not orange then get yourself a new power brick and try again ).
4. Plug the power brick into the Xbox 360 console and try to power it on.
If your power brick turns red or you get an immediate three red ring error than you will need to have the console professionally repaired.
If your warranty with Microsoft has expired; the company I work for GATpro Repairs offers this service at a low flat rate and we pay for the return shipping.
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