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Error e74 on xbox 360

How to fix it my 360 says e74 (1 light) when i plug in the AV or HDMI cable, but if no AV is plugged in, there is no error light. Ive restarted it, but to no avail. AAAH!

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Hi There,

You have a graphics encoder chip at the rear of the console labeled 'ANA'. This chip will require resoldering / reflowing.

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Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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Oh no, it happened, you are the victim of an error on the <b>Xbox 360 E74</b> feared. Well do not worry my friend, in this article I will show you exactly how to <b>fix E74</b> error free shipping on your system in two months.<br /> <br /> The first way to correct this error is very simple, it might just be the AV cable. The first thing you can try is to unplug the AV cable and blow off the dust that could be built up contacts. Then try hooking it back up and turn it on.<br /> <br /> If you still have errors trying to get a new AV cable, or you can borrow one from a friend so you do not buy a new cable, if not the solution either. Once you have the new AV cable, plug it in, turn on your <b>Xbox 360</b>, and if the error is still ongoing, so you must go to the following method to determine the<b> error E74</b>.<br /> <br /> If the AV cable is not working, you have to go to a bit of a more complex method to correct the error. You can still fix, but the methods can be explained in an article.<br /> <br /> You can find the <b>Xbox 360 repair</b> guide on the internet which are very detailed instructions on how to correct the error E74 and other errors, such as freezing, no video problem and the Red Ring of Death. These instructions are usually very detailed step-by-step. Better manuals including pictures and video of the process, so you can be sure you understand every step of the repair.<br />

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