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E74 and 4 red ring Xbox 360

My sons console button has a red light instead of green and read error 74
i suspect it`s been droped any hope of us fixing it ??????????? :>

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  • Anonymous May 25, 2008

    it has 1 red ring light and says e74



  • ocampovicent Jul 13, 2008

    a red light appears instead of a green light

  • Maype Oct 05, 2008

    when i turn on my xbox it comes up with one red light rather than 4 green ones and when i tun it on it says e 74 how can i fix it.and the red light is on the third player bar.

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The a/v card is faulty, there is a chip called " ana or hana " and that goes bad.
the best solution is either to send it to microsoft " they will charge you around $ 100 - $ 150.- " to fix it, or to find the chip and replace it.
there is hope though try another a/v cabel, borrow one or something, your cable may be damaged. if the new cable doesn't work then " 100 % sure is the chip " is very common problem.
i have one with that issues and bought another 360 " broken " and i am going to try to switch a/v cards.

Posted on May 25, 2008

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    francisco navarro May 26, 2008

    yes,that's what i mean, that code call for a/v problem....try replacing the gray cord, if that doesn't fix it then you have a bad a/v circuit board.



    E74 = A/V not detected or fault detected

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Ive got the same problem hope it works out for you...

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