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One flashing red light on ring of death in the bottom right quad

I think there is a hardware problm. when i take out hardrive light still blinks and the light in the middle is green so there's nothing wrong with powa supply what do I do or wher do i send to get fixed??

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  • uberly kooli Oct 18, 2008

    or do you guys need more detail?

  • HoTTie012345 Oct 21, 2008

    when i turn it on its fine four five minites but then my screen turns blue and i cant see

  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    i have 1 red light too. well when i turn it on the middle is green but the bottom right gets a red flashing light.

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    Sometimes it works and sometimes not! I don't know why...or how! I even have a fan!


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I had this problem and tried every fix possible by myself until i realised that the light only comes on when the AUX (plugs that go from the xbox to the tv) was plugged in.. i switched to an hdmi cable and now it works fine :)

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The cause of E-74 with one flashing red light Error might be overheating of your console and foravoiding such error in future you need to put your machine at an openspace. Ensure that it is placed near the window or you can also makesome external arrangement for cooling of console such as cooling themachine through a pedestal fan.
But as your Xbox already have E74 with one flashing red light on ring of death Problem which can be solved by only repairing it, no other alternative.
Eitheryou can send your Xbox to Microsoft (Please note that microsoft is nolonger providing extended warranty for E74 with one red lightError) and wait for 3-4weeks. If you don't want to wait for a month, you can also fix E74 with one red lightproblem with the help of this DIY Video, the guide will explain step by step approach to fix the problem. Choice is yours.

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