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Three red flashing light

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You might have the dreaded red ring of death.
Try these sites:

http://tinyurl.com/t23fn

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907534

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Microsoft expanded there warranty for 3 years.

"Once the call has been made, and the problem identified, an empty box is then sent out to gamers. The particular problem at hand will determine what all contents are shipped back to the repair center. Unless you are experiencing a problem with the hard drive of your console, all you typically send back is the system itself. Detach the hard drive, remove and store all discs, and keep all controllers and cords. There are warnings throughout the instruction page sent out that if you send in anything not needed, it might not be returned."

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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