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I just started getting the error 74 message on x box. help

I recently got 3 red lights on my x box, i fixed this problem by removing the heatsyncs and cleaning them and the chips underneath then replaced the heatsync compound and removing the x clips and replacing with normal screws, anyway this all worked and my x box has been working fine for e few weeks. then today i was playing it and the screen suddenly went green so i turned it off and then i switched it back on i had one red light in the bottom right quadrant and an error 74 message on the screen what should i do?

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