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If you're using the AA battery pack, try this.

Use a small screwdriver or other such tool to pry up the metal spring on the back of the battery pack as seen here:

This will give you access to the two small metal prongs underneath. Pry these up as well, as far as you can (see below).

Finally, push the metal spring back down just enough so that a little bump of it appears above the battery pack, like so.

Now power it up and test it out!

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on May 15, 2021

You might need a new disc all together, the one you have may have just a couple of scratches. (same thing happened to me!) all i simply did was buy a new disc (fifa) and it started working again. Hope this helps DIGMAN

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Apr 27, 2021

It is not my duty to solve this problem.
it is epic's.
so the solution is never to buy another game by epic.
Problem Solved.

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Mar 31, 2021

im sorry to tell you this but you cannot retrieve deleted content on your hard drive unless you saved it on a memory card or another hard drive if you did put the memory card in slot a and transfer it on your hard drive or if you saved it on another hard drive replace your current hard drive with the one with saved data on it.

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Feb 25, 2021

Replace the DVD drive assembly. It is a standard PC type very cheap device.

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Jan 16, 2021

Right click the Rise of Nations display icon, go to 'Properties' and go to 'open file location'.
Look for a '.ini' file called 'Rise2' - double click it to open it up. You will see this about mid way through the list that then pops up: ForceHardwareCursor=0 ForceGDICursor=0 ForceBWCursor=0 ForceStaticCursor=0 change all of the 0's into 1 - then go to file, save. This should fix any issues you have with the mouse not working properly.

Microsoft Rise... • Answered on Jan 15, 2021

Contrary to popular belief, there are drivers in XP for the FFP. If you configure everything properly and make sure the gameport on the soundcard is woking with updateds drivers, you should be OK. I also have the original manual to scan and send out if anybody needs it. The best option is to buy an old box, throw a 20 Gb HDD into it and load Windows 98. Easy!

Microsoft... • Answered on Oct 22, 2020

Turn your Xbox off for like 3 hours..... Turn it back on, if ERROR 74 shows up then you have RROD "Red Ring Of Death".... If you haven't had it for three years yet, you can send it in to Microsoft and they will fix it free of charge... Next time, try to use the Xbox less.... The more you use it the more it is prone to overheating melting a motherboard chip thus causing error 74

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Aug 11, 2020

2 red lights is overheating, try giving it a dust out and if this does not work you will need to stop the heat build up inside.

To do this you can send it in or use a good Xbox 360 Repair guide to fix it.

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Aug 11, 2020

If your controller is not assigned a position, and pressing the sync buttons on both the console and the controller don't fix it (i.e. they both spin for a bit, but then the console's lights turn off and the controller's return to a pulsing pattern), the the problem is actually likely to be your TV, believe it or not. The issue is HDMI -- it's a secure connection between the Xbox 360 and the TV, and if there's an issue with that connection, the Xbox won't even be able to turn on since it'll be unaware of the TV's resolution, color capabilities, etc. Try turning off the TV and then turning off the Xbox. Keep the TV off and turn the Xbox console back on. You'll see the same behavior; but now turn the TV back on and you should see the controller get assigned a position. As soon as the Xbox is aware of what it's connected to via HDMI, things start to work again.

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Jul 26, 2020

Give me your address and I'll scan and send you the relevant pages.

Microsoft... • Answered on Jul 07, 2020

Do you have xbox live?

If you dont theres an update required in order to play it.

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Jun 07, 2020

if this came with teh Xbox game, i would contact MS -- they may be able to replace it or repair it

clcick below to get in contact with them and explain the issue

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Mar 31, 2020

You will not be able to play the game since it is region locked since it is from Europe so you will either have to return it or you can set up an Xbox live account and say you live in Sweden bit I'm not sure if that will work or if it will be worth it because you will only beable to play that one game. Your beat thing ro do is to just return the game and buy it from a us retailer.

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Mar 23, 2020

I bought this system recently, and it had the same problem from the beginning.

I opened it, and found that the problem was the F1 Fuse that is cutting the current. You have to open it and bypass (soldering) the two legs of the F1 Fuse.

This is how to open it:
and this is the circuit:

Hope this will help ;P

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Mar 21, 2020

Unfortunately there is not. Games, DVD's, ect, are all region coded and can only be played in the region they are specified. There are some devices that allow you to change the region code 1, maybe 2 times before being permanently locked on that region. Xbox is not one of these types of devices. Hopefully the game that he bought from America is available in the UK or coming soon.

On a side note, there is one expensive option to getting his game to play, but that would require you buying and having an xbox 360 shipped to you from the US. Then he could buy games from either UK, or America and use the appropriate region coded xbox!

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Mar 19, 2020

Its because the dvd scanner is scratched or broken

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Mar 13, 2020

The videos may be in the wrong format. Try WMV with no DRM on it, or an AVI with no DRM. If that works, than the file format may be un-streamable or the Xbox doesn't like it because of DRM protection.

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Mar 12, 2020

There isn't anything you cab really do without opening the xbox up.
ll DVD's have what is called a region code. this is a code that is specific to 5 regions. in North America, we are region 1, and Japan, they would be region 5. If the Xbox is purchased in North America, the DVD drive in the Xbox, is imprinted with region code 1. This mean it will only play region code 1 movies, and games.

The only thing you can do is to either mod your xbox, or replace the DVD drive with a drive from a different region, but this will make it so you can play dvds from your region.

Microsoft Xbox... • Answered on Jan 08, 2020

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