Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
I recently bought an Xbox 360 from ebay for $10. It doesn't work of course. I had to go to my friends house to test the system because no cables came with the core console. When we put in a game, the Xbox 360 made the typical noises, but there was nothing on the television screen. The TV is fine and all the cables are fine because they work with his Xbox 360 which is the same model as mine. We think there is just a problem with displaying what the Xbox 360 is reading because it sounds like a working Xbox. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
If the person that you bought it from on E-Bay had an HD Television. Then the Xbox console is set into HD from the Display options. If your TV is not HD, then It will not display. It can also be the other way around, if His TV is standard and yours is HD. Also try looking at the RCA's(The Part that plugs into the 360) And you will see a slider. Switch the slider, then turn it on. Tell me if that works, if Not, tell me and I will tell you what to press on your 360 controller to set the other menu. Hope this helps.
Posted on Jul 11, 2008
Hey guys. I recently had this ongoing issue with the XBOX turning on but nothing being displayed on the TV screen. The weird thing was was that the ring on the XBOX did not synch and on the controller all lights stayed lid up on the ring. So, technically, it's obvious that it's the A/V cable. I unplugged and plugged in the A/V cable about 6 times back and forth, and Wah-lah. Xbox was working at normal. IDK the cause, but I assume one of the pins wasn't making proper contact in either the port of the A/V cable it self. So, hope this resolves everyones' "powering on but nothing showing." :)
Posted on Sep 12, 2010
this is no solution but i bought a xbox today i set it up every thing was fine there it froze to i turned it off and now it wont turn back on could i pleaseeeeeee have help thanx. model 360 s
Posted on Jul 04, 2012
Could be that the graphics card has burnt out. I had it happen to mine whilst playing. The colours on screen distorted and when i rebooted the console starts up and runs like normal except that it had no signal out to tv/monitor. Online repairs service costs £60 last time I looked
Posted on Oct 02, 2008
Hey.... I got an XBox 360. but i have been told that the XBox 360 has shorted out TV's.... it works with my TV.. but i am scared to hook it up to internet and have it short my TV. is there anyone that can help me out here...
Posted on Jul 12, 2008
My 360 turns on as normal but nothing comes on the screan could any one gis a hand with this xx
Posted on Nov 23, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Set up your Xbox Live connection by connecting your Xbox 360 to high-speed Internet. There are two options: connecting it to your network via Ethernet cable or connecting to your network via a wireless adapter. The simplest and fastest connection is connecting via Ethernet cable directly to your modem or router. If you must connect wirelessly, use the Xbox 360 wireless adapter, sold separately. See the Resources section below for connection tips.
Test your Xbox Live connection after connecting your Xbox 360 to your high-speed Internet. Navigate to the dashboard, select "My Xbox," choose "System Settings" then "Network Settings." Run the diagnostic test to confirm your connection works. Your Xbox 360 will offer troubleshooting tips if the test fails.
Create an Xbox Live gold account. Log out of all profiles then press the "Guide" button and choose "Join Xbox Live." Follow the prompts, entering your billing and personal information. You will also choose your gamertag during this process, which will serve as your online name and identity. Lastly, you will customize your profile. Your Xbox 360 will then create the account.
Insert your Xbox Live multiplayer game and open the game's Xbox Live multiplayer menu. Different games have different options but certain features remain the same across all multiplayer games. There is the TrueSkill ranked matchmaking system, which pits you against players of similar skill levels. There are also unranked player matches, where you can practice and hone your skills in a non-competitive atmosphere. Lastly, there is the quickmatch matchmaking system, which automatically searches for games for you, whether they are unranked or ranked.
Add and play with friends. Xbox Live allows users to add up to 100 friends. Add a friend by pressing the "Guide" button, navigating to the "Friends" tab, then selecting "Add Friend." Type in your friend's gamertag then press the "Start" button and choose "Send Friend Request." Your friend will need to confirm the request to complete the process. You can play multiplayer games with friends by opening your friends list and inviting them to a game lobby.
Communicate with friends and opponents using an Xbox 360 headset. The wired Xbox 360 plugs into your controller. Once it's plugged in, you can speak into microphone and listen to others from the ear piece.
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