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Xbox 360 console will not turn on

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  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    i have the same problem too.

  • tyvector May 18, 2008

    dropped the console now it will not turn on

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Switch the external power supply with a friends to make sure it's bad, then go pick up a new one at $100 or used around $59.99. Pricey, yes, but remember it's an external power supply, everyone else has that built into the console.

Posted on Oct 01, 2009

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Um, try unplugging it for 24 hours then retry, if nothing happens then it may have been fried by a power surge but if you get the red ring of death speak to micro softs customer support.

Posted on Apr 05, 2007

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  2. Turn off the console.
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    Note If multiple controllers are connected to your console, make sure that you use the player one controller.

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  1. Turn off your console, disconnect and reconnect all cables, and then turn on your console.
  2. If an Xbox Hard Drive is attached to your console, turn off your console, and then remove the Xbox Hard Drive. Turn on your console, and test for the error. If the error does not reoccur, turn off your console and reattach the Xbox Hard Drive. Run alternate additional tests by having the Xbox Hard Drive connected and disconnected to see whether the error occurs only when the Xbox Hard Drive is connected. For more information if the on-screen alphanumeric error is E67, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 917874 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917874/ ) One of the lights on the Ring of Light on the front of your Xbox 360 console flashes red and you receive one of the following error codes and message: "E67, or E68, or E69. System Error. Contact Xbox Customer Support"
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  2. Turn off the console.
  3. Disconnect all the cables.
  4. Reconnect all the cables.
  5. Turn the console back on.
  6. Turn the console off and on without accessories. To do this, follow these steps:
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  9. When the accessories are disconnected, restart the console to determine whether the console or an accessory is experiencing the problem.

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  1. Try restarting the console.
  2. If restarting the console does not resolve the behavior, follow these steps:
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  4. Also examine the lights on the power supply. When you turn on the console, the power supply light should illuminate green even if the three lights on the RoL flash red.
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THINGS TO TRY BEFORE REPAIRING THIS ISSUE
  1. Try restarting the console.
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  4. Also examine the lights on the power supply. When you turn on the console, the power supply light should illuminate green even if the three lights on the RoL flash red.

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  1. Try restarting the console.
  2. If restarting the console does not resolve the behavior, follow these steps:
    • Turn the console off.
    • Unplug all the power and AV cables from the console.
    • Unplug the power cord from the wall socket.
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  3. If these steps do not resolve the behavior, turn the console off, remove the hard drive, and then turn on the console. If the 3x Red LED error light is no longer displayed, turn the console off, re-attach the hard drive, and then turn on the console.
  4. Also examine the lights on the power supply. When you turn on the console, the power supply light should illuminate green even if the three lights on the RoL flash red.
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THINGS TO TRY
  1. Try restarting the console.
  2. If restarting the console does not resolve the behavior, follow these steps:
    • Turn the console off.
    • Unplug all the power and AV cables from the console.
    • Unplug the power cord from the wall socket.
    • Firmly reconnect all the cables.
    • Turn on the console.
  3. If these steps do not resolve the behavior, turn the console off, remove the hard drive, and then turn on the console. If the 3x Red LED error light is no longer displayed, turn the console off, re-attach the hard drive, and then turn on the console.
  4. Also examine the lights on the power supply. When you turn on the console, the power supply light should illuminate green even if the three lights on the RoL flash red.
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