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Xbox 360 Static

Hey guys i get static on my xbox 360, it looks like it snowing. the dashboard is fine but once i get to gameplay is when it does it. but the menu of the game im playing is fine, its just when gameplay is going. i have it hooked up to the HD component cables into my TV.

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Same thing happen to me today, exact same thing on cod4 then i got the E-74 error code.. i thought it was my HDMI cord so i put in the orginal HD component cables.. turned it back on then i got the error message E-74.....the best thing to do is call mircosoft or go online and set up a fixer....becuase there is nothing to do... overheating it with towels works for a while maybe an hour or so then it's the same MATRIX lines... turn it off then the error message appears...if your handy and trust yourself or impatient then take it apart...its ton of videos online to help you...as for me ill wait...but it really sucks since madden comes out in an hour:(...good luck!!!!!

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Accessing network settings loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); To access the Network Settings area, follow the steps for the version of the Xbox 360 Dashboard that you are using.

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