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I have sound but no picture

I have everything set up right. the switch etc... but yet i still have no picture. no red lights. occassionally i see white dots go diagonnaly accross the screen. is there a place i can go to fix it without it costing me 110 to send it to ms?

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  • jman1c1347 Sep 03, 2008

    same problem here, sound but no video... with occasional lines on the screen, it's not an issue with the tv's & the cords are good.
    i've even tried remembering where everything is in the dashboard just
    so I can try 2 get into the display settings blind.

    It's a fairly new 360 & it's in an not clustered or crowded at all &
    there were no signs of picture trouble beforehand.
    Any useful tips would be nice. Don't bother leaving **** about
    wet towel tricks or obvious "turn on the tv" remarks.


  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    i have the same problem i replaced the cords and thats not it all i get is sound no red lights and before it stopped working i also had weird colors showing up on my screen too. 

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There's a youtube video saying the towel trick that
people use on the "Red Rings of Death" also works on the
xbox 360 audio/no video problem.
& here's another video of the towel trick itself...


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  • jman1c1347 Sep 03, 2008

    Funny that I bring up the towel trick after what I said.
    I haven't confirmed it yet. I'm still trying 2 get more info...


  • jman1c1347 Sep 04, 2008

    I did the towel thing & it worked decently...
    I only had it wrapped in the towel for 5 minutes
    because my 360 actually shut off automatically after that long.

    I let it cool for 15 minutes & sure enough when I hooked the
    a/v cords back on and turned it on, it started up with no problem.
    After about an hour and a half of Rainbow Six Vegas 2 there were small color issues but nothing crazy & I'm keeping it on to see how it reacts to being on for a few hours maybe even a little throughout the night. Then I'll of course see how it reacts to being off for a while and being cool again to see if it will start up fine.

    People can say what they want about the method, but the bottom line is...I'm playing the 360 right now... I'll let ya' know how things progress...


  • jman1c1347 Sep 04, 2008

    I had 2 do it again 2day. Heated it for not even 5 minutes
    & then I hooked it up & turned it on after about 1 minute & it worked again.

    It might be more frequently required for me since it only heats for 5 minutes. It's worth it in my opinion. It's not like there's a lose in the situation anyway. Warranties most likely don't cover anything that's not RROD so worse case scenario, the 360 actually gets the red rings on it's own & that's under warranty anyway.

    It's the only thing that can be done "right now" that doesn't cost
    money or even that much time for that matter. & if you're sending it in anyway then there's no loss in doing it.


  • jman1c1347 Sep 08, 2008

    Still working & with less "towel tricks" even...

  • jman1c1347 Sep 10, 2008

    Still working. Every1 else has the same "solution"
    pay this or pay that or some obvious stuff like plug in
    this cord. I'm playing my 360 now. Until it stops working I'm
    going 2 stick with the towel trick.

    People can whine & say that it's hurting the 360 as if
    it matters. If you're going 2 send it in eventually then
    the towel trick isn't hurting anything.

    People can put up their so called "solutions" but mine
    is the only one that is a win-win & doesn't cost anything
    except 15 minutes & a towel.


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