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Bottom right corner red flashing light error e 74

It says error e 74 on the screen and a red light flashes on the bottom right corner.

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From the Xbox website sounds like you have a HDD failure / issue.

Try the following steps to resolve the problem: 1. Turn off your Xbox 360 console. 2. Removethe Hard Drive. For more information about how to attach or remove theXbox 360 Hard Drive, click the following article number to view thearticle in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 906204 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906204/ ) How to attach or remove your Xbox 360 Hard Drive 3. Reattach the Hard Drive. 4. Turn on your Xbox 360 console.Ifyou continue to experience this problem, obtain the latest automaticupdate for your Xbox 360 console. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Turn off your Xbox 360 console. 2. Detach the Hard Drive. 3. Connect the console to the Internet through an Ethernet cable.Notes • Toobtain an automatic update without your Xbox 360 Hard Drive attached,you must have an Xbox 360 Memory Unit or an Xbox 360 that has built-inmemory. • If you cannot connect to Xbox LIVE, running a recent game (2007 or newer) causes an automatic update to be installed. • You can also obtain the latest Xbox 360 system software from the following Xbox Support Web site: http://www.xbox.com/support/ (http://www.xbox.com/support/) If applying the latest automatic update does not resolve the problem,please contact Xbox Customer Service. If the Customer Service agentcannot help you resolve the issue, you may have to replace the HardDrive. Discuss your replacement options with the agent.

For moreinformation about how to contact Xbox Customer Support, or to submit arepair request, please visit the following Xbox Support Web site: http://www.xbox.com/support/

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If you have the 1 red light E74 error it is because of the scaler chip overheating that deals with all the display on your Xbox 360.

In fact ever such alot of these errors are caused by overheating and it is not really anything to do with where you place your console but more to do with not enough ventilation getting to the system.

You can try the following:

1. Raise the power brick up off the floor as this sometimes helps.

2. Remove the Disc drive and see if that works.

If not you will have to send it back to Microsoft or use an Xbox 360 Repair guide to fix it.

If you need anymore help or have any questions let me know?

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

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