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System error I have a system error E74. What does that mean

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There is high chance it's a scaler chip problem (the "ANA" or "HANA" chip near the AV cable connection) it can also be caused by a faulty AV cable so check that first. In some cases it is a problem with the GPU and may be repairable by doing the x-clamp replacement

Basicly its the chip in the Xbox or the power cord. ITs a hardware failure and what ever is causeing it must be replaced. Its best to send it into Xbox and let them fix it. (fee's apply)

I hope this helps!

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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System error E 74 is coming up on my xbox360


This problem occurs when the Xbox 360 console experiences a hardware failure. To verify that your console is displaying the E74 error message, follow these steps:
  1. Turn off the console.
  2. Turn on the console.
  3. Verify that your console displays the E74 error message.
If you are experiencing this problem, your Xbox 360 console must be repaired at our service center.
https://myservice.xbox.com/en-us/Pages/Welcome.aspx to start the repair process.

Microsoft covers repairs for the E74 error for a period of three (3) years from the original purchase date of the console. If you are outside the initial three-year warranty period, you can still receive console repair service from Microsoft for a fee for the E74 error.

Mar 03, 2011 | Video Game Consoles

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My xbox360 said that its a system error i dotn o what to do its says E 74 WHAT DO I DO


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"E74"error code is caused by a memory storage device attached to the Xbox 360 encountering a hardware error. You can try to remove the HDD and restart the console without it, if the E74 code won't appear it means that you need a HDD replacement. But if it still does appear, there is a general hardware failure in the system and it might require servicing. You can contact Microsoft Xbox Support for it to be fixed, out of warranty console will be charged $99 dollars by the way. The warranty period is three years.

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Jul 07, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Arcade

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Code e74 one red light bliking


Hi,


"E74"error code is caused by a memory storage device attached to the Xbox 360 encountering a hardware error. You can try to remove the HDD and restart the console without it, if the E74 code won't appear it means that you need a HDD replacement. But if it still does appear, there is a general hardware failure in the system and it might require servicing. You can contact Microsoft Xbox Support for it to be fixed, out of warranty console will be charged $99 dollars by the way. The warranty period is three years.


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Jun 23, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Hi what is system error E 74


Hi,
"E74" error code is caused by a memory storage device attached to the Xbox 360 encountering a hardware error. You can try to remove the HDD and restart the console without it, if the E74 code won't appear it means that you need a HDD replacement. But if it still does appear, there is a general hardware failure in the system and it might require servicing. You can contact Microsoft Xbox Support for it to be fixed, out of warranty console will be charged $99 dollars by the way. The warranty period is three years.

Thank you !!

May 20, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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I have 1 red light and showing E74


E74 error code is caused by a memory storage device attached to the Xbox 360 encountering a hardware error. You can try to remove the HDD and restart the console without it, if the E74 code won't appear it means that you need a HDD replacement. But if it still does appear, there is a general hardware failure in the system and it might require servicing. You can contact MS Xbox Support for it to be fixed, out of warranty console will be charged $99 dollars by the way.. Cheers!

May 13, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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System error E74


E74 is the display chip overheating you will need to send it in to have it fixed or fix it yourself using a good guide

Nov 04, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Hi my xbox360 wont turn on i tried to fix the e74 error when i turn it on to overheat it just shut down please help asap.


Josh_Wilson5

In regards to the E74 error unlike the normal RROD the E74 error normally means that the GPU is already damaged. So with the systems that are brought to me with this issue I usually recommend the customer send the system in if it is covered under the 3 year warranty because if the GPU is damaged then it can not be fixed with the DIY kits. I myself have only had one system that had the E74 error not come back after running a fix on it. So at this point you may need to replace the motherboard.

Note there is some walk throughs on the Internet where people have used heat guns to reflow the soder on the RROD fixes. I have not tried these my self as I do not have a heat gun to test with. You may try them but if the GPU is endeed damaged then this will not work.

Hope this helps

Issken

Oct 30, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Got on red light,E74


An E74 error is when the lower-right quadrant of the ring piece indicator flashes red and displays an error message in multiple languages: "E74 System Error. Contact Xbox Customer Support". The error is caused when there's a video problem with the Xbox's hardware scaler chip being damaged. As of April 14, 2009, the E74 error is now covered by the three-year extended warranty.

Aug 09, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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1flashing red light


one red light is also the E71 error as well.

Aug 04, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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