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Three rings of death

My xbox just has a blank screen and wont do nothing .the red light just flashes.

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Your xbox has overheated i had the same problem to you might wanna contact microsoft

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Three orangish reddish lights


Here is a link from Microsoft to check...
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907534

However, the 3 red lights usually means the console needs to be sent to microsoft for repair. For this they will normally repair for free. Go to this website and follow directions.

http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/nxe/LiveIDSignIn.aspx?redirectUrl=http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/nxe/registerdevice.aspx?step=repair

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Xbox Original flashing green and red


Hi there!

This is known as the Christmas lights or FRAG frequent red and green error.

Most of the time the screen is blank and if you were doing work recently such as modchipping this could be caused by solder splashes on the mobo or a shot MCPX chip. Removing the MCPX chip is impossible without very expensive equipment so if you can't find any solder splashes or you weren't soldering on the board junk the whole board.

However, since you said that your xbox is original, I would assume that you haven't done any modifications yet so chances are, the xbox can't find an AV cable connected to this unit. If you do have one, please check if your AV cable is damaged (a frayed or damaged wire). Replace your AV cables and your good to go.
Cheers!

Dec 21, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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When i start the xbox it runs but nothing comes out at screen


I have fixed on with the same problem. Everything works but now video on the screen. You will need the same fix as the 3 red light.

Check out this site for a repair kit. It's like $10 and you get everything you need.

Xbox repair kit

Dec 18, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Three red lights on my xbox 360


SYMPTOMS loadTOCNode(1, 'symptoms'); Three lights flash red on the Ring of Light (RoL) on the front of your Xbox 360 console. The upper-right quadrant light is the only light that does not flash red. uparrow.gifBack to the top
CAUSE loadTOCNode(1, 'cause'); The three flashing red lights may indicate that there is a hardware problem with your Xbox 360 console. uparrow.gifBack to the top
MORE INFORMATION loadTOCNode(1, 'moreinformation'); If you are experiencing this problem, you can submit a console-repair request online. However, before you submit your request, first try the following two steps to verify the problem: 1. When you turn on the console, look at the light on the power supply. The power supply light should illuminate green even if the three lights on the Ring of Light flash red. If the power supply light is not green, please follow the steps in one of the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles: 906101 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906101/) Troubleshooting your Xbox 360 Power Supply when the light is red 906102 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906102/) Troubleshooting your Xbox 360 Power Supply when the light is orange 906103 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906103/) Troubleshooting your Xbox 360 Power Supply when the light is not illuminated 2. Turn off the console. Wait 10 seconds, and then turn on the console again to see whether the problem re-occurs.If your console continues to display three flashing red lights, your console may have to be repaired. If none of these help, pease contact Xbox support at http://xbox.agent.asahost.com/ to talk to a live agent.

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4 red lights flashing


Hi there,

The TV screen or monitor remains black when you start an Xbox 360 console.

This behavior may occur with or without a game disc in the disc tray. The console appears to be on because the green power light illuminates and the fan continues to operate. However, the screen remains black.

Click on the IMAGE i paste here below:

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Thank you,
~micro

May 21, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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No audio/no video, but no red lights


no red lights, no previous error msgs, and video output on the box has just died. playing halo yesterday and mid-game the colours went askew (like a green overlay) with horizontal banding, backing out to the dash solved nothing so after a reboot there was simply no video. troubleshooted the tv and cables and its definately the box.

http://forums.xbox-scene.com/index.php?showtopic=625804

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http://forums.xbox-scene.com/index.php?showtopic=599216
http://forums.xbox-scene.com/index.php?showtopic=606431
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3 flashing red lights


This may sound weird, but if you cover the entire xbox in towls, making sure to cover all the exhast vents, turn it on, then wait 10-15min; when you unrap it, turn it on again and it should start up. Keep in mind that this is usually just a temporary fix.

Dec 31, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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3 flashing red lights


Have you tried unplug the system then turning it back on

if not you may need it repaired
https://service.xbox.com/servicehome.aspx

Dec 18, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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The classic 3 red lights issue


The garuntee for Xbox owners with the red light problem has been extended to 3 years. my advice is to get in touch with microsoft and they will take your xbox and either repair it or give you a new one, as long as you haven't tampered with the microsoft seal (on the insides of the console).
Hope this helps and good luck
(please rate if helpful)
Mick

Nov 26, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 360


Hi, I hope something from below is useful to you...


Sections 1, 2, 3, and 4 are flashing red
- The AV cable cannot be detected

1. Make sure that the AV cable is correctly connected to the Xbox 360 console.

2. Disconnect the AV cable from the Xbox 360 console, and then reconnect the AV cable to the Xbox 360 console.

3. If the four flashing red lights continue to flash, try wiping the metal area of the AV pack with a dry cloth. The metal area is the end that plugs into the console. Wipe the metal area thoroughly, and then try the AV Pack again.

4. If the AV cable is correctly connected but the four red lights are still flashing, substitute a different AV cable if you have one available.


If this is helpful in any way, please rate! Thanks

Nov 24, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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