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Getting error code E74. What does that mean??

Getting error code E74. What does that mean??

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Means the switch inside your device is off.... tear off ( unscrew ) the bottom hatch ( or top ) inside are a bunch of devices. look around for 2 small batteries hooked together with glue... lift them up and underneath is a red switch.... flick it on..... put everything back to normal ( dont gorget the batteries.... if you dont put the batteries back done exactly where they were, your xbox or ps3 or whatever may blow..) now you are ready to play!!

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System error E 74 is coming up on my xbox360


This problem occurs when the Xbox 360 console experiences a hardware failure. To verify that your console is displaying the E74 error message, follow these steps:
  1. Turn off the console.
  2. Turn on the console.
  3. Verify that your console displays the E74 error message.
If you are experiencing this problem, your Xbox 360 console must be repaired at our service center.
https://myservice.xbox.com/en-us/Pages/Welcome.aspx to start the repair process.

Microsoft covers repairs for the E74 error for a period of three (3) years from the original purchase date of the console. If you are outside the initial three-year warranty period, you can still receive console repair service from Microsoft for a fee for the E74 error.

Mar 03, 2011 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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My xbox said error 74 and i dont know whats wrong with it??


Hi,


"E74"error code is caused by a memory storage device attached to the Xbox 360 encountering a hardware error. You can try to remove the HDD and restart the console without it, if the E74 code won't appear it means that you need a HDD replacement. But if it still does appear, there is a general hardware failure in the system and it might require servicing. You can contact Microsoft Xbox Support for it to be fixed, out of warranty console will be charged $99 dollars by the way. The warranty period is three years.

Thank you !!

Jul 03, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Code e74 one red light bliking


Hi,


"E74"error code is caused by a memory storage device attached to the Xbox 360 encountering a hardware error. You can try to remove the HDD and restart the console without it, if the E74 code won't appear it means that you need a HDD replacement. But if it still does appear, there is a general hardware failure in the system and it might require servicing. You can contact Microsoft Xbox Support for it to be fixed, out of warranty console will be charged $99 dollars by the way. The warranty period is three years.


Thank you !!

Jun 23, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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E74 flashing on my xbox


Hi,


"E74" error code is caused by a memory storage device attached to the Xbox 360 encountering a hardware error. You can try to remove the HDD and restart the console without it, if the E74 code won't appear it means that you need a HDD replacement. But if it still does appear, there is a general hardware failure in the system and it might require servicing. You can contact Microsoft Xbox Support for it to be fixed, out of warranty console will be charged $99 dollars by the way. The warranty period is three years.


Thank you !!

Jun 16, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Our 360 has one red light what does that mean


Do you get an error code on the bottom of the screen? e.g. E74, E73, E68 ? If yes, what is it?

May 24, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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Hi what is system error E 74


Hi,
"E74" error code is caused by a memory storage device attached to the Xbox 360 encountering a hardware error. You can try to remove the HDD and restart the console without it, if the E74 code won't appear it means that you need a HDD replacement. But if it still does appear, there is a general hardware failure in the system and it might require servicing. You can contact Microsoft Xbox Support for it to be fixed, out of warranty console will be charged $99 dollars by the way. The warranty period is three years.

Thank you !!

May 20, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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I have 1 red light and showing E74


E74 error code is caused by a memory storage device attached to the Xbox 360 encountering a hardware error. You can try to remove the HDD and restart the console without it, if the E74 code won't appear it means that you need a HDD replacement. But if it still does appear, there is a general hardware failure in the system and it might require servicing. You can contact MS Xbox Support for it to be fixed, out of warranty console will be charged $99 dollars by the way.. Cheers!

May 13, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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E74 error code for xbox


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.

Feb 02, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Error code E74


Here is what the E74 means courtesy of the xbox scene message board:

http://forums.xbox-scene.com/index.php?showtopic=484726

From my experience it has to do with the two chips on the board overheating. It also explains on the board on what to do.


Sep 02, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Halo 3 Special Edition...

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E74 Message


An E74 error usually means there is a problem with the AV cable but in rare cases could also mean there is a problem with the GPU. If you can, try and use another AV cable, pick one up second hand and see how it goes.

Please rate if at all useful, thanks!

Apr 17, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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