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An E83 error is displayed when you use your Xbox 360 console

Problem

You see the following error and message when you use your Xbox 360 console:

System Error: Contact Xbox Customer Support

Error E83

This means there may be a problem with the console hardware.

Solutions

Try the following steps:
  • Original Xbox 360 console

Use our Flashing Lights Solution might help solve the issue. Choose one flashing light as the problem and follow the steps in the solution.

  • Xbox 360 S console
  1. Disconnect and reconnect all accessories. For more information, see Check the connections for your Xbox 360 accessories.
  2. Remove the hard drive. See Add or remove an Xbox 360 Hard Drive.
  3. Remove any USB flash drives.

If these steps don't resolve the problem, you'll need to request a repair. Learn how to request a repair.

Repair or warranty questions? See Xbox 360 repair: Frequently asked questions.

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