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I have one red light and a erorr 74 on the screen

I have one red light and a erorr 74 on the screen what do I do?

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E 74 can be a multitude of failures ( primarily hardware , Specifically It's the G.P.U. and
9 time's out of 10 it has lost contact with the P.C. board.
Recommendations are to have the G.P.U. re-flowed and then securely
re-clampt to the P.C. board . This repair cost between 60.00-80.00
But be careful some "shop" just force the G.P.U to over heat and then do
what's called an x clamp mod, replacing the X clamp with screws
and washers. This repair is hazardous to the P.C. board.




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Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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    Microsoft covers 3 red light but not 1 is what i was told.

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If the Console hasn't been tampered, modded or even been opened you can send it off to Microsoft for Repair for free if the console is under 3 years old.

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