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Red Ring of Death on My Xbox 360! - 3 Tips to Get Back to Your Games Today!

 


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If you have an Xbox 360 with flashing red lights when you switch it on then it is quite likely that you have a general hardware failure. This error is so common in the console but it has been affectionately coined " the red ring of death".

The problem is caused by overheating and it is not really anything the user does that more to do with the design of the console. Below are three things that you can try to get rid of the red ring of death today:

1. The first thing you should try is removing the hard drive and then reconnecting it. This helps sometimes as it will reset the hard drive and get rid of bad data. You should also try running the Xbox with the hard drive off completely and seeing if that solves your problem.

2. The second thing you can try is simply turning the console off and then back on again after a period of 10 minutes. The reason this may work is because the red ring of death is caused by overheating and sometimes if you leave your console after playing it for long periods of time it just needs to cool down a little, and should work fine.

3. Lastly if you found the top two tips have not worked for you then you should give Microsoft customer support a call and they will arrange to come and pick up your Xbox and get it fixed for you.

I hope this article has told you why the red ring of death happens on the Xbox 360 consoles and also given you a real way that you can fix the problem.

I hope we get back to your games soon!

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