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I KEEP GETTING E73 ERROR WITH MY XBOX AND IN THE END WHAT FIXES IT IS I HAD TO GET A NEW A/V CABLE GOT NEW ONE ALL WAS GOOD TO GO

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    Rod Sims May 11, 2010

    I have never heard of a faulty A/V cable tripping a E74 error. But then again 5% of consoles get odd errors , did the cable replacement fix the problem??Im guessing the error will return making the cable replacement fixing the problem a coincident. Let me know Rob

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The E74 error is caused by the scaler chip at the back of the console taking too much heat. To fix it you need to stop the heat build up.

You can do this yourself using a good guide that will show you how to fix it with household items or you can send it in and they will fix it for you.

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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Xbox360 E73 proplem


this microsoft xbox 360 problem will be easily solved by our own , you dont want to get your xbox to the repair shop, use repair guide and fix your problem.
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Apr 15, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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E73


http://www.xbox-360-red-lights.com/solving-xbox-e73-error
Got the Xbox 360 E73 error? Want to get it fixed? Fact is that this problem may be tough to fix, and that's why many people will tell you to send your console over to Microsoft and pay $150. But is it really worth your $150? Is there maybe another way to get it fixed? The Xbox 360 E73 error may be tough to fix, but this doesn't mean that you can't repair it by yourself.
3 ways to fix the Xbox 360 E73 error
1. Restart your console.
2. Unplug all AV cables, and also unplug the power cord from the wall socket. Once that's done, plug them all back in correctly, and put your console back on.
3. Take out the hard drive, and put your console on. If the troubleshooting error has been gone, put your console off, and get the hard drive in again. Than put your console back on.
If these tips didn't fix your Xbox 360 E73 error, you will have to open up your console, and fix the problem from within. You can do this by 2 ways. You either send it over to Microsoft, or you will actually repair the troubleshooter by yourself with a repair guide.
Fix Xbox 360 E73 error by Microsoft or by myself?
So what to choose? Well, if you send your console over to Microsoft, you will have to pay $150 if your warranty has been expired. Also, you will have to wait for 2-6 weeks before you can get back to playing. You'd better want to avoid this... Right?
It can be done way faster and cheaper... If you fix the Xbox 360 E73 problem by yourself, you will be able to get the problem fixed without spending $150. But, you will have to spend a little money on a repair guide, because that's what you will use.
You will use a repair guide, because it gives you step by step instructions that's including photo's and videos, so you will be able to open up your console, and fix the Xbox 360 E73 error very cheap and easily. See it for yourself, visit: Xbox 360 Repairs
Also, when you fix the Xbox 360 E73 error by yourself, you will be able to get it repaired in less than 1 day, or even within 1 hour. It's done before, so why wouldn't you be able to do it either? Want to play your favourite games again, today? Get yourself a repair guide, visit: Fix E73 Error

Apr 13, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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One red light on elite


Extended MS does not cover E73, so they won't fix for free :-(

The E73 error though is the NIC error (network), so usually shows a problem with the internet connection port, but can also be a problem with the motherboard. I have fixed the E73 issue in x360 units before, but that tends to be an error that's a real pain to sort.

Even once fixed, it usually comes back, it's really unlike any other E code error in that respect. Your cheapest option is just to get an HDMI white base unit on eBay (with no cables or anything) then just swap the white case for your black one, then sell yours on for spare parts.

Hope this helps.

Jan 01, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console

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E73 Error


Error E73: General Hardware Error: Ethernet port... this error is caused by a problem with the Ethernet port.

This error is also caused by a cold solder joint under the Southbridge or the Ethernet chip.Can also be one of the solder joints that lead to the GPU.

check if you are getting any flashing red lights on your xbox 360 power up button, if you are not getting any flashing lights the probably you may try unplugging any Ethernet cable attached if you had tried connecting to Xbox Live and at that time you face this error, re-connect and check

If you still get this problem and you see a single flashing red light on your console, please send your console for repair to MS support if it is under warranty

Dec 24, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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E73 error can you tell me how i can fix this problem myself thanks for your time..


3 ways to fix the Xbox 360 E73 error
1. Restart your console.
2. Unplug all AV cables, and also unplug the power cord from the wall socket. Once that's done, plug them all back in correctly, and put your console back on.
3. Take out the hard drive, and put your console on. If the troubleshooting error has been gone, put your console off, and get the hard drive in again. Than put your console back on.
If these tips didn't fix your Xbox 360 E73 error, you will have to open up your console, and fix the problem from within. You can do this by 2 ways. You either send it over to Microsoft, or you will actually repair the troubleshooter by yourself with a repair guide.
Fix Xbox 360 E73 error by Microsoft or by myself?
So what to choose? Well, if you send your console over to Microsoft, you will have to pay $150 if your warranty has been expired. Also, you will have to wait for 2-6 weeks before you can get back to playing. You'd better want to avoid this... Right?
It can be done way faster and cheaper... If you fix the Xbox 360 E73 error by yourself, you will be able to get the problem fixed without spending $150. But, you will have to spend a little money on a repair guide, because that's what you will use.
You will use a repair guide, because it gives you step by step instructions that's including photo's and videos, so you will be able to open up your console, and fix the Xbox 360 E73 error very cheap and easily. See it for yourself, Xbox 360 Repair Guide
Also, when you fix the Xbox 360 E73 error by yourself, you will be able to get it repaired in less than 1 day, or even within 1 hour. It's done before, so why wouldn't you be able to do it either? Want to play your favourite games again, today? Get yourself a repair guide, visit: Fix Xbox 360 E73 Error

Oct 12, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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How to fix e73 error code for xbox 360


i personally have fixed most e73 errors by replacing the xclamps, re heating all the solder on the mainboard and replacing the heatsink paste with new.

e73 errors when searched for on the net say its something to do with the ethernet port BUT ive found it to be the lead free solder on the mainboard around the ethernet port which is at fault not the port itself.

you need to search the net for 3rrod fix and you need to do this yourself or take it to a repair center if your unsure how to do it.

out of 50 e73 errors ive fixed around 49 doing what i mentioned above.

run a search for 3rrod guides on the net or youtube.

if you get stuck email me

Linda

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Oct 09, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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E73 error message but if take out av cable no red light


From what I hear E73 is to do with the Ethernet Chip and although you can fix this yourself, you're gonna have to be good at soldering and getting hold of the relevent 'tronics... I would send it back to MS and pay the 100 buckeroos, or buy a new arcade and switch drives?

Goodluck with it though!

Jul 26, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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E73 PERMANENT FIX


poop on it,that should fix it

Jun 26, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Pro System Console

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Sysem error E73 on Xbox 360


Follow the steps below, Hope this helps

1. Turn off the xbox 360, disconnect the cables wait for 20 seconds reconnect the cables and turn it back on.

2. Remove the hard drive, turn on your xbox 360 without the hard drive.

3. Re attach the hard drive and turn on your xbox 360

4. If the steps wont resolve the issue, your console needs to be serviced. Contact Xbox Customer Support to check the warranty status of your xbox 360.. Good Luck!

Mar 31, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Error E73


it looks like your ethernet port is fried...try disconnecting your cable to it and see if it boots....if it does your going to have to go wireless, it uses usb. good luck!

Jul 25, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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