One issue that certainly makes the blood run cold for any Xbox 360 owner is the sight of the dreaded "xbox ring of death". More appropriately, the red ring of light on the front of an Xbox 360 that flashes red, indicating some major trouble is about to go down.
Since its initial launch, the Xbox 360 on the hardware side has taken some of a bad rap- by some in the media – as a console that consistently overheats and poorly manufactured. These issues are just a couple of the reasons people have experienced when the dreaded flashing red lights illuminate on their beloved Xbox console.
Whatever the reason for seeing the 'xbox ring of death' it is never a welcome sight. You may have read about the plights of Xbox owners who've had to go through the process of getting a new Xbox 360 when they've succumbed to the red ring of death, and no doubt in turn heard the many problems experienced with trying to receive a replacement system.
Flashing red lights on the front of the Xbox 360's typically green light ring is a bad sign, no matter how you look at it, but all red lights do not necessarily mean a visit to the Microsoft repair site in Texas.
The large majority of xbox ring of death issues can be resolved from the comfort of your own home. The Xbox 360's ring is divided into four separate quadrants. Each division turning red indicates a separate problem, all with a different way of resolving the issue.
There are now guides online and tutorials on exactly how to fix your Xbox red light ring of death from the comfort of you living room within an hour or two – Guaranteed.
The best of the available guides offers both training videos and real live customer support to guide you through the process as needed. A good guide also requires zero level of technical experience and is simply a matter of following the tutorials and using items found commonly around the house. Here no expensive electrical equipment or technical knowledge is required.