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Error message 8888 on cable box

Darn thing was working last night when we turned it off, but this morning was showing the 8888 error message, then flashes dashes, then back to 8888. Won't turn on at the box, nor the tv itself. Tried unplugging everything...nothing.  It's a Motorola DCT2000, so it is rather old. Might be time for a new one?  Anybody else have this problem? Our other tv is fine.

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Re: Error message 8888 on cable box

The old box is toast, please take it and the remote to your local Comcast office for a swap.

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Re: Error message 8888 on cable box

Toast?  Love it!  Thanks so much for your help.