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Xbox 360 sound with no picture

We've tried the 3 recommendations on Microsofts site. Any recommendation on how we get the picture back?

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  • jeremywhite Jul 28, 2008

    I have recently had the color going in and out from normal to a weird shade of orange. And now the picture isn't there at all. I still have sound but no picture.

  • mvschiavone Jul 28, 2008

    I was just playing and all of a sudden the picture wasn't there but the sound was. My projector said that it couldn't recognize an input although everything was hooked up correctly.

  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2008

    i was playing a game and the texture and colours went all weird and smudgy, i went back to the xbox dashboard and it was still smudgy, i turned it off then back on again then there was no picture but there was sound.

  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2008

    Same here,My machine doesn't display a picture.

  • vankempendry Jul 28, 2008

    when i turn on my xbox there is sound but there absoultely no picture when i have the switch and tv when i have a hdtv but ive tried both and it still does not work what other things can i do to make there be a picture ?

  • Anonymous Aug 01, 2008

    The towel fix worked but only for a few days! Looks like i'll be paying Microsoft 60 quid to get it fixed! It's surely a faulty design fault by Microsoft who make their buyers suffer.Never in my console buying years have i had one die on me.No wonder Bill is so loaded.Tosser!

  • acehanson Aug 02, 2008

    have power no picture changed cord

  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    The 360 over heats and solder melts causing the graphic card not to display,99% of the time it isn't cables!! Wrapping the box in a towel causes it to overheat and the solder remelts.I did this twice and my 360 worked,Microsoft don't warranty this issue after the 12 month but if you do the towel trick and carry on using the 360 eventually you get the ring of death (3 flashing red lights) This problem is warranted for 3 years,get in touch with microsoft who organise the repair!! FREE!!! Saving yourself £60.My 360 is going on holiday to Germany via UPS!!! The guy at UPS told me that there branch get between 30-50 xbox's a week being returned.I wonder how many faulty x-box's there are in the world???

  • Anonymous Sep 02, 2008

    my xbox works fine but the picture doesn't come up on the tv screen how ever the tv screen does work on other xbox 360

  • alphaomegawi Apr 18, 2009

    I hav sound but no picture. Has been running fine for months til now.

  • Anonymous May 23, 2009

    microsoft sucks!

  • wowgold May 11, 2010

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Posted on Apr 18, 2009


Buy a ps3

Posted on Sep 15, 2008


The only way to fix the (no picture but sound) problem is to get it fixed by microsoft and pay £60.quid for it or if you make the ring of death come up

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

Sadly, I have the SAME exact problem.

Right cables in the right holes.
NO RRod.
Right Trigger + "Y" does nothing. Since I can't see anything.


Posted on Aug 29, 2008

What? all me too today all of us???

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

I posted here below about an hour ago, I contacted Microsoft and this issue is only under warranty for 1 year,I was well pissed at them,They wanted £60 to fix it,I surfed the net researching the issue and found out it seems quite a common problem,I think the piece of **** 360 over heats cos its made badly,Anyway i read about wrapping your box in a towel???????? I tried it,wrapped it completely in a towel and turned it on,The fan got louder and the machine turned itself off after about 3 minutes,I left the machine for about 30 mins to cool and then i tested it. This is no ******** it actually works, I dont know how long it will last though.

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