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If Xbox contact info is
1-800-4MY-XBOX
International (direct dial to U.S.): 425-635-7180
Hearing Impaired (TDD device): 1-866-740-9269 or 425-635-7102
Hours of operation (every day):
9:00 A.M. to 1:00 A.M. Eastern Time
6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. Pacific Time

And a cable is most likely unplugged or you have the red ring of death try unplugging all the cables and then putting them back after 30-60 min.

if PS3

Contact info is 1-800-345-7669 (SONY)
Mon - Sat 6:00AM - 8:00PM PST
Sun 7:00AM - 6:30PM PST

If the power indicator on the PLAYSTATION®3 is flashing red and green alternately: Back to top

  • The interior of the system has become unusually hot. Check whether the system is being used in a hot location or whether the vents are blocked. Stop using the system and leave it unused until it cools down. Continuing to use the system in the above condition will cause it to stop functioning.
If the power indicator is flashing red and the system does not operate: Back to top
  • The temperature inside the system has risen too high. Check whether the system is being used in a hot location or whether the vents are blocked. Touch the system's power button to stop the flashing, and then leave the system unused until it cools down. After it cools down, turn on the system again.


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Posted on May 30, 2008

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