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Won't play a dvd

I get a message saying you need to connect the dvd playback kit receiver to a controller port to watch movies. remove the disc to continue. i have never had an xbox before and just bought this used from a friend. the game itself works cool with my video3 input. hope i don't sound like to much of an idiot. does radio shack sell a playback receiver kit?

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  • jakey727 Oct 06, 2008

    thank you for your help. i was hoping that it was something simple like that. i totally appreciate it. dmt

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Go to a local video game store, i.e. GameStop or Best Buy and see if you can pick one of these up. I don't know who carries them new anymore, but GameStop or some used game store should have them. I think they run about $15 new or $10 used. I keep mine plugged into the 4th controller port so I never have to take it out. It'll work just fine once it's in there.

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