XBox 360 Problem, Can somebody help

By Athar
Jul 16, 2007
  1. Hi,

    I bought brand new xbox 360 earlier this month, while playing or watching movies a "black rectangle" appears on screen of TV. if i change the channnel and comes back it goes away.

    Can somebody help why it happens and what should I do make it go forever.
    Will appreciate your help


  2. munch2477

    munch2477 TS Enthusiast Posts: 104

    Well if you change the channel and it goes away then it sounds like you may have a tv problem rather than an xbox 360 problem. Since i really know nothing about that i would try changing settings on the tv and make sure all of your connections are good for everything. Or, if you have not done so already, either google your problem or contact microsoft and let them know about your problem. They might be able to help
  3. RedWolf55AJ

    RedWolf55AJ TS Rookie Posts: 20

    When you mean change channels, do you mean change the input or go from channel 3 to 4?
    What kind of connection are you using?
  4. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Try testing the 360 on another TV... It does not seem like a problem with the console itself.
  5. Athar

    Athar TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the replies, i m not playing over the internet, playing directly from DVD, changing channels means while playing i play on video mode once black rectaangle appears i switch back to TV mode and then come back to Video mode then black rectaangle disappears but reappear again after some time
  6. munch2477

    munch2477 TS Enthusiast Posts: 104

    try what wolfram said if you have another tv. but it sounds like it is definitely something with your tv
  7. Athar

    Athar TS Rookie Topic Starter

    have to buy
  8. munch2477

    munch2477 TS Enthusiast Posts: 104

    buy another tv? or xbox?
  9. Athar

    Athar TS Rookie Topic Starter

    what a dumb geeks
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