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Purple instead of black when watching vids on xbox 360

So was watching a game video on my xbox 360 and thought it was very strange that everything had this bright purple over it and the entry/exit screens were also bright purple. There also seemed to be a lot of bright green going on. Thought it was just that vid, but then a couple of others came out the same way and then when I watched one which I'd watched before it was also purple which it hadn't been a couple of days ago. Playing games is fine, they all look normal - just watching game vids. I've read stuff about the purple screen of death and its definately not that. Just wondering if its leading to complete video failure or it its something else very strange. Thanks for the help!!!

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Sounds like your 'Box is on its way for an E74 Scaler Chip error mate.

Send Back to M$ if you can if you are out of warranty you could always apply a heat gun to the HANA chip to Reflow its Solder joints.

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