- The first thing you need to do is check your video cable. Many Xbox 360 owners have reported fixing the fault by changing the video cable. Try and burrow a cable from a working console and see if that fixes the problem, with a little bit of luck you will be up and running and simply require a new cable, a quick and easy fix. If that does not work as an E74 fix then you have a bigger problem you need to address.
- Chances are that you have heard of the red ring of death (RRoD) that has plagued so many Xbox 360 consoles for many years now. The E74 can be likened to the RRoD as it generally discribes an issue with your video scaling card and or the GPU. Like the RRoD it general is the loosening of components on the motherboard of the console that must be repaired/reattached.
- Before you get too worried you need to know that you can avoid sending your console back to Microsoft and paying them a hefty price tag to fix it if your console out of warranty. If that wasn’t enough then chances are you will be waiting 4-6 weeks before you get your console back. I don’t know about you but I don’t know too many gamers who want to opt-in for that option.
Additional Self-Repair OptionsThese guides will show you every step you must taken to repair the E74 error as well as how to fix a wide range of errors that have been hitting Xbox 360 owners for quite some time now. Millions of Xbox 360 units suffer from this common error and just as many users world-wide are successfully repairing the problem themselves in a very small space of time.
You don’t need to have technical experience to get your Xbox 360 up and running and banish the E74 error.
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