Xbox 360 Slim “System Error” and Power Button Red light Fix
- By Raiz Khan
Getting a System Error on to your Xbox 360 Slim and want to know the solution for it, than read the guide below which gives you a details explanation regarding the cause of the problem and many possible solution for the same.
Symptoms of the problem:
On switching ON the Xbox 360 Slim, display a message in many different languages "System Error. Contact Xbox Customer Support.", in addition to this a red light on the center of power button is illuminated red (No blinking and flashing).
Cause of the problem:
On most occassion this error is caused due to poor connection of Xbox 360 Slim and the accessories connected. It is also caused if there is some problem with the console itself or with the accessories.
Solution 1: Disconnecting the Accessories
- Disconnect all the accessories connected to the Xbox 360 Slim even the power supply. After disconnecting everthing from the console wait for sometime and reconnect them.
- After reconnecting switch ON the console, if the power light is green than it indicates that previously one of the accessory was not working properly or was not connected properly. To figure out the accessory which cause this problem turn OFF your console and add each accessory to console one at a time, switching the console ON and back OFF after each connection of accessory.
- Suppose you connected a specific accessory and switch your console ON and power light is Red that it implies that the accessory is faulty and required a replacement.
Solution 2: Remove Hard Disk Drive:
Switch off your Xbox 360 Slim and remove your hard disk drive and than again switch your console ON. if your console now flash green light than it implies that your hard disk require a replacement, and if it still show red light than switch to solution 3.
Solution 3: Request a repair
if all the above solution does not works for your Xbox 360 Slim than it needs a repairing at the Microsoft Service Center.