The Xbox 360 is the second game console made by Microsoft, and was released November 22, 2005.

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Screen flashing black, drive spins slow.

xbox 360 started flashing black screens increasing until it just stays black. the green lights when turned on, flash twice in a counter clockwise motion then the lower two flash once. The drive doesn't seem to "spin up" as fast as before. Now the screen is black when turned on and no sound.

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The way the console is acting makes it sound like it is bricked. (The console's firmware is corrupt) Do you keep the console near a large speaker or subwoofer (The magnetism from the speakers can damage the console, and cause a "brick") It isn't possible to fix a bricked console, so I would consider buying a RROD Fix Kit and install that, because there is always the possibility that I'm wrong, and you're just experiencing a precursor to the red ring of death.

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Actually it does sit next to a 12" sub for my soround sound. Crap. I didnt know about that. I had been wanting to get the MW3 console. Looks like I may have an excuse now.

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Large subs/speakers can mess up electronics. If you wanna take a shot at fixing it, you could try the repair kit (Which might fix it, and save you some money)

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