Guest Post by Alisha John
If you have ever seen any Microsoft Xbox 360 which has an error of death you will know that basically when a Xbox 360 gaming console is affected by it, the gaming console give indications through different patterns of lights. It may show you actually three red lights and all of them may blink in a certain pattern. The particular patterns actually tell you the error that have occurred, confused? Well, it some kind of decoding the data process. You can actually decode the lights patterns to distinguish the main problem. If you can read out the pattern and decide it to make it useful, you will know the root cause of all the problems…
Patterns of lights are not the only symptoms of the red ring of death. There are many other factors that may help you in determining the actual error and then to go for the Xbox 360 repair There are many indications and problems that occur when there is an error of red ring death with the Xbox 360 gaming console. The indications may include the freezing or crashing of the Xbox 360 after you have used it for a long time, receiving the errors like: "disc unreadable" or any error of this type, awkward sounds from the inside of your Xbox 360 and the malfunctioning of your Xbox 360 so much so that you get unable to play games on it.
Many people actually get confused while decoding the errors from the light patterns. They mistake the error reading like for example when the four red lights blink on the Xbox 360. They think that it is the indication red ring of death. This is wrong, red ring of death actually has only three red lights, the four lights basically indicate the AV cable loosing from its socket. This error can be solved by simply detaching and then attaching the AV cable to the system.
However, the red ring of death is not something that can be solved so easily. You will have to do a little hard work and will have to keep lots of patience for solving this problem. You may send your Xbox 360 to the Microsoft, but if you do not have the warranty on, then you may do the Xbox 360 repair on your own without spending lot of money. You will be able to get your Xbox back in 2 hours and then you will have a new skill too.