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Is my XBOX 360 about to die?

Discussion in 'Console Games & Hardware' started by Scientific, 13 Oct 2009.

  1. Scientific


    Joined: 31 Jul 2004

    Posts: 480

    I should first mention that the console is a launch day version and has never been faulty and considering the amount of people I know who have gone through numbers of replacements I think I have been very lucky...

    But last night while on COD online, the console crashed and the screen just displaced lots of black and white lines, had to reset, started again and after another 15mins the game just froze and the only way to fix was to turn on and off again...

    Once again today it has locked up, once while watching a DVD and the second time on Fifa.

    Is this getting ready for the red light problems or is it just run its course and probably time to replace the thing?

  2. Kelt


    Joined: 14 Nov 2007

    Posts: 11,632

    Location: With the færies wearing black cherries for rings

    Dead box walking.
  3. Squark


    Joined: 11 Apr 2004

    Posts: 11,539

    Location: In Christ

    Sounds like it may be on the way out
  4. timaloy


    Joined: 8 Aug 2008

    Posts: 480

    Location: glasgow, scotland

    mines done the same a few weeks ago .i havent played it since then,ill hook it up and see if it does it again
  5. Scientific


    Joined: 31 Jul 2004

    Posts: 480


    Oh well I have been eyeing up the elite so this could be a sign....
  6. -TNT-


    Joined: 29 May 2003

    Posts: 318

    Location: Bristol

    Thats what our launch xbox 360 did before the red lights of death appeard
  7. Minto


    Joined: 15 Jun 2004

    Posts: 756

    i've had that twice, both times it died