Got Xbox 360 problems? Depending on the severity of the problem, there just might be an easy fix your over looking. So let first go over some of the most common errors that most Xbox 360 owners experience.
First things first, we all know the 3 rings of death is the most common problem, so if you’re trying to troubleshoot this error, there’s many ways you can go about fixing it, there’s the part time fix and the permanent repair. You can wrap your Xbox 360 in a towel, like the idiot’s you’ve seen doing in several videos all around the net or you can fix it like a pro and never have to worry about it happening again.
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The Xbox 360 3 Red Lights error is feared by all Xbox console owners, because we all know the chance of it happening are not in our favor, but there are however lots of things you can do to avoid it happening for as long as possible. But that’s not what this article is all about, it’s about showing what you can do, to fix the error your already having. So like I mentioned a few sentences back, is if you’re having this problem, check out the recommendation below.
The next most common problem is overheating, which always leads to…You guessed it, the 3 red lights. So, if you’re interested in how you can go about preventing your Xbox 360 from overheating, browse around on the web, you’ll find something.
1 red light error (e71): Follow these directions to properly reset your error message.
Clear All Installed Game Updates and Console Cache
1. Go to the "system" blade
2. Select "memory"
3. Press Y on the HD symbol
4. Press X,X, Left Bumper, Right Bumper, X,X
5. A message will appear saying: "Do you want to perform maintenance on your Xbox 360 storage devices?"
6. Select Yes
Clear Any Failed system updates that cause the console to error.
1. With the console off, press and hold the sync up button (the small white one)
2. While holding the sync button, press the power button on.
3. Continue to hold the sync button until the Console has finished booting up.
4. During the boot process the console should clear any failed updates, allowing you to use it normally.
This easy fix, works the majority of the time.
All 4 lights are flashing?
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 you would like to learn more about other common errors and what you can do to repair them, please visit this site. If you’re still having trouble and can't find any help, then please visit this site Xbox 360 Troubleshooting