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XBOX 360 My son bid on an Xbox 360 (on Ebay) without our permission. He did not research it and did not notice it said, "AS IS". It arrived yesterday and doesn't work. He is crushed, he was so excited for it to come so he could play and he bought with his hard earned money. If I understand correctly it has 3 red lights and an E74 code. No games work. Any idea what this means?

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  • dumbmom38 Jun 13, 2008

    We weren't sure how to do that fix and my son had already called Microsoft. They sent us a box and we are sending it to them to fix. But thanks anyways!!

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E74: There is high chance it's a scaler chip problem (the "ANA" or "HANA" chip near the AV cable connection) it can also be caused by a faulty AV cable so check that first. In some cases it is a problem with the GPU and may be repairable by doing the x-clamp replacement (see error 0102)

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