Ok, Sent a non HDMI 360 back for intermittant E74.
Got the replacement NEW console today;
1: It's a NEW HDMI CONSOLE 02/10/2009
2: the one i sent back was flashed and silly me left a COPY of PROTOTYPE in the drive, (A-one BRANDED disc, with the name slapped on in BLUE CD PEN)
3: They sent back my COPY of prototype in a nice new CD sleeve along with the usual 1 month live etc....
GOTO LOVE IT!!!!