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Xbox360 my xbox 360 will not read my disks what can i do to solve this problem i have followed the promps but it does not help.

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  • Anonymous Oct 23, 2008

    on my xbox 360 i turn my xbox on with a game in then it says please put the disk in a xbox 360 conle and sometime only sometimes it scratches the disk a little



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This is more than likely your laser that is dead and its possibly a samsung or hitatchi drive, be careful when
buying a new laser because there is a lot of dodgy ones around at the minute which can damage your machine or
at the very least will be inferior and not last long.

try cleaning your laser with a cotton earbud and a bit of spit

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May i suggest describing the problem more your game spins and you get the reading disk message then goes to open disk? if so

  1. Turn xbox360 off remove harddrive and unplug internet cord
  2. start xbox360
  3. go into console settings and make sure the clock and date are set to the correct date
  4. shut down and put harddrive back on
  5. start up and go into settings then system settings hover memory and press Y should come up with reformat and rename
  6. do not click ether hit X X LB (left bumper) RB (right bumper) X X
  7. Click yes to reset cache and preform system matince
  8. when its done shut down plug internet back in (if you have it)
  9. start up and put disk in see if it works if it works dont stop your xbox well ingame again use guide and go to dashboard before you shut down

If you are still having problemsThen it might your hardware.

Posted on Sep 23, 2009

  • brl1214 Sep 26, 2009

    Like i said it may not be the drive you guys jump to the $$$ before you even bother diagnosing the problem. 9/10 times its cache or a offset laser you can ether do it like i said to or youtube up on a no disk error and just tap the top of the disk drive till the laser can focus. these most likely temp fix but in the long run saves you a few years or so before going to flash a new drive in your xbox


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Just went through this u need a new disc drive

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