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Call Xbox support1800-426-9400. The error message it's trying to give you depends on WHICH light is blinking, top-left, top-right, etc.

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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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XBOX 360 Error Codes


There are several error codes you can get with an XBOX 360, the first step to resolving any problem is finding the root cause. The fault codes are primarily shows on the "ring" on the front of your console (this is the ring split into 4 segments that shows when controllers are connected and what player position they are).

  • 1 SEGMENT FLASHING RED - Thisindicates a displayable error code, the specific error code will bebeing displayed on the TV you have it connected too.
  • 2 SEGMENTS FLASHING RED - The console has overheated.
  • 3 SEGMENTS FLASHING RED - This is the somewhat infamous RROD (Red Ring Of Death).
  • 4 SEGMENTS FLASHING RED - AV cable not detected.

If you have 1 segment flashing red indicating a displayable specific error code then you can identify the fault from the list below.

  • E45 - Update Error.
  • E64, E65, E66 - DVD Drive Error.
  • E67, E68, E69, E79 -Hard Drive Error.
  • E71 - Update Error.
  • E72 - Unknown.
  • E73 - General Hardware Error.
  • E74 -AV cable error.
  • E76 - Unknown.
This is a basic overview of all the fault codes for the XBOX 360, for more in depth information on the faults and how to repair them please see my other tips!

Thanks!

on Mar 25, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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Xbox 360 e73 error?was showing e74 but now e73. One red light have gone through steps with a repair kit for red light but now showing e73 what is it


Often this error is indicative of a problem with your ethernet port. It's been reported that shutting-down, unplugging console, removing the hard drive, power console on, then off again, re-attaching hard drive, and powering-on again will remedy the problem. This doesn't always fix the problem. Alot of times the 360 has to be repaired by Microsoft to be rid of this particular problem. That will cost you $150 and 6-8 weeks of down-time. For $50 dollars more you can buy a new arcade system and swap your hard drive into the new one.

May 17, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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Xbox 360 E73 error. What do I do?


Turn on unit until the red light flashes and the error code(E 73) shows up on the screen. Next insert toothpicks in the back of the console(while unit is running) into the cooling fans, this is to suppose to overheat the console and start two red lights flashing. Turn off console when this happens(unplug all cords from console) and turn the system back on.

Apr 07, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 1 flashing red light and e73 system error


e73 is an input/output error. Hopefully you are still under warranty. Contact Microsoft at Toll free: (800) 4MY-XBOX or (800) 469-9269. If you are outside of your warranty period, I believe they will still repair it for $99

Feb 21, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Arcade

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My xbox 360 has shown up one red flashing light and E73


HI. This is an Ethernet port issue.

E73: General Hardware Error: Ethernet port... this error is caused by a problem with the Ethernet port. Try using a new Ethernet cord. If the error continues after the new cord is used, contact Microsoft for a repair ticket. the port will need to be replaced. (Internal connection failure)

Possible solder break

Oct 13, 2009 | Microsoft Video Game Consoles & Games

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Error code E73, one red flashing light.


Hi sir

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

Sep 26, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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One flashing red light.


usually with 1 red light errors, there will also be an error that shows on the screen like e73, e74, e75, etc. You will need to first get your secondary error code.

then enter either the e-code from the screen or the secondary error code into the repair guide


Mar 06, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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1flashing red light


one red light is also the E71 error as well.

Aug 04, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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One red light bottom right hand corner


You can check out the informative blog post at http://www.fix-xbox360.info/2008/09/11/xbox-360-disc-read-error-e74-error-no-video-problem/
This post describes the E74 error with one red light problem.

hope it helps...

Jul 22, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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