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E 74 is the code and there is red light flashing where the fourth player controller would light up green if playing

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SOURCE: Flashing Red/Green. No error code on screen, but contact M$.

Check the back of the xbox make sure everything is put in.

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SOURCE: one red light

this is a video error. Your creen should say E74. I can't stress this enough you shold do the x-clamp fix

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Bottom right corner red flashing light error e 74

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/

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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SOURCE: code error 74

If you get the one red light in the upper right corner and and e47 message you have a hardware issue involving your graphics, a wire in your xbox has been f-ed. you need to re-overheat your xbox. you can cook it by taking 2 Q-tips take the cotton off one side and stick them in the two fans in the back of the xbox. make sure nothing but the power cord is connected while doing this. wait till the xbox has two red ring lights to the left which means it overheated. unplug the power cord take out the q-tips and start your xbox this shoud work for a few weeks.

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SOURCE: it's got 1 flashing red light and it says E 74 (xbox 360)

you need to have the x-clamp replacement done. or if it is still under warranty send it back to microsoft.

Posted on May 31, 2010

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XBox 360 error codes are displayed with flashing lights in the ring of bi-color LEDs located around the start button, like in the picture below:

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