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Video cantget picture bought new lead got no red rings of light

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  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2007

    i havent bought a new cable but i am not getting video but i am getting audio

  • metaldragon Nov 11, 2007

    screenstays blank but i can hear it

  • Gamerz64 Nov 14, 2007

    After playing Halo 3 the colors started changing then 2 days later XBOX wont show any video or sound, can hear game turning but nothing on screen. Tried new av cable hooked up to different tv no difference made. Is this really the end of my XBOX and did HALO 3 do this? Any comments greatly appreciated.

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2008

    looks like it is workink but comes up no signal have bought new lead still the same

  • s0347801 Mar 26, 2008

    I get sound but no picture. I've checked the cables & connections - didn't find any dirt/dust/etc. & everything's connected properly. There are no red lights and everything seems to be running properly except the image. Oh, and it's not the TV either, a separate DVD player worked fine on the same AV channel. It's not the game.

  • Smokeee Nov 22, 2008

    Yep same problem here. tried all the same fixes. Still no video, sound yes, video no. TV is fine otherwise

  • willyo_13 Feb 10, 2009

    mine is doing the samething i have no pic but i do have sound and i tried my 360 and three different tv's and it was the same thing.

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Same exact thing happened to me no warranty now!

Posted on Jan 02, 2008


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If you switch to a different game, and it still doesn't work, then it definetly wasn't caused by the game. I don't think a store bought game can cause permanent damage to the system anyway (although a pirated copy or homebrew software can). I know this may seem simple, but have you checked the HDMI switch on the AV cable? Also, check to see if something (dust, dirt, soda) got on the cable end and got the contacts in the back of the 360 dirty. I had a network cable that had soda spilled on it (I didn't know) and it took me two days to figure out why my 360 wouldnt connect to the net. I had to clean the contacts in the back of the Xbox with a contact pen. Good luck.

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Have you tried pulling all other scart connections out of the TV, and putting the X box scart in the very top one. I know it sounds weird, but ive heard it works, something to do with the other appliances taking away the picture. Worth a go.
Hope this helps

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