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My xbox 360 has one red light and an error code: E 79

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That error code means that your XBOX had trouble reading a file from the hard drive. Your hard drive could be failing, or it could some of the files could have become corrupted. Try playing the XBOX without the hard drive to see if the error reappears.

Try to reconnect the Hard drive and see if it still errors. If it does, get a new hard drive.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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E64: DVD Drive Error.... DVD Timeout, Wrong firmware, dvd is without f/w chip, etc.

If your system is underwarranty i would take it back to get a new one if not you will have to call MS and see what it will cost you to get it fixed.

Posted on Dec 17, 2007

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SOURCE: the xbox comes up with one red light and error

Yes that is true its easy to get a D.I.Y kit/book/video
but they leave out certain critical step and or give hazardous
instructions

The Hardware ( x clamps) are faulty and need to be replaced.
this will fix your box permanently from r.r.o.d ,no video, freezing up ,1 red,even the laser stoped cutting circles after I x clamp modded it.

So that's it The Truth

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Xbox 360 displays error E 79 on the screen and flash code 1433

You may want to try your hd in another unit
just to eliminate the hard drive giving you a
secondary error message.

1344 blink code looks to be a open connection
under the G.P.U. with respects to the data buss
to one of the rams , The fix is to have the
G.P.U. re flowed and properly clamped down.
I have not found any evidence Microsofts Texas
repair / exchange center does this . It may not
be cost effective to do a full re-flow since
they fix so many at a volume discount.

I hope that was a little bit helpful

If you have any qustions feel free to email me

Rob

Posted on Sep 22, 2009

Testimonial: "It's an error 1433 actually ;) I checked here http://forums.xbox-scene.com/index.php?showtopic=484726 and it seems to be an error with the dashboard"

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SOURCE: Hi i got an xbox 360 with 3 red lights &

yea...ur gonna have 2 send that in 2 microsof...heres the # 2 call them 1-800-469-9269

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

Testimonial: "Thanks for that, but i was hoping to be able to fix it myself. I do have the appropriate equipment to do most things on the 360."

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If you have the E74 error this is because of the display chip overheating, you need to stop this heat. You can do this yourself or you can send it in.

Posted on Dec 15, 2009

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