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My 3 red lights aahhhhh

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    [Aug 25, 2011]
    just put on my xbox and the dreaded 3 red rings came on. im gutted.

    anyone know of a fix for it or should i just get the new type xbox????

    gutted as i was gona trade it in for the new one soon.
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    [Aug 25, 2011]
    You could always try the towel trick, Link

    I haven't tried it myself but some of my friends have and they said it gave them an extra couple of weeks before it happened again. It may give you enough time to trade it in for a new one
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    not working, when my lights are on it doesnt make the sound as if its on it just flashes with the lights. should it be making the sound i.e the normal loud ass whine it always makes when the lights are on?????

    i left it for 15mins but no heat was in it at all. plus i cant get the tray out of it and it has my F1 game in it
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    [Aug 27, 2011]
    bought the new xbox 250gb yesterday, £160 from game. gutted i had to pay out that as i werent expecting it but i can live without the xbox.
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    [Aug 28, 2011]
    Count yourself lucky i have had 9 xbox's!

    The new ones are brilliant! wont have any problems now.
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    [Aug 28, 2011]
    cue to yours blowing up
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    im happy i got it now but paying for it was hurting me lol. its not as if i had new games so it was all exciting. paid £160 to play my existing games.

    hurry up BF3 i say
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    [Aug 28, 2011]
    Your lucky again as there on offer at the moment, £160 is a bargain, i paid £250 when they first came out!
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    [Sep 12, 2011]
    I am new to gaming world. tell me which is best xbox or hard core gaming pc.
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    [Sep 12, 2011]
    obviously PC is better due to the hardware init but i simply cant afford a super PC then buy another super part it needs when a new game comes out that needs this super part for the game to work properly lol

    im not too fussed on how many frames a second the graphics are. as long as the game is good(which they always are) on the console then im cool. yes i would like to experience what a super PC looks like whilst playing battlefield 3 in a 64 player map but im cool with my Xbox yall which is the next best thing to a super PC
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    [Nov 17, 2011]
    Just bought the new xbox 369 250gb today. was the dreaded redlight problem only with the older xbox's and have they fixed the error etc? p.s BF3 = Unb!! :)
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    [Nov 19, 2011]
    good man, i believe we wont get the red lights again but who knows. and yes mate BF3 rules!!!!!!
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