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Disc Unreadable Some certain games will play while others won't. I have 2 or three games that won't. On Gears of War it kept skipping and saying the disc is unreadable at a certain spot. Then, i bought Gears of War 2 and it was a brand new disc. Right when i started campaign it said it was unreadable. I tried it again a few more times and still didn't work. What should i do?

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  • Anonymous Nov 08, 2008

    Same here! Says the disc is unreadable as soon as I get into a multiplayer game

  • hunterss11_8 Nov 10, 2008

    Ive also had this problem. and I exchanged the disc already. Gears of War 2 disc is unreadable.

    Also Fable 2 has the same issue. Both are Microsoft. We pay good money for these games. we need them to Work.


  • Anonymous Nov 14, 2008

    brand new xbox arcade (no problems with any other games), brand new GoW2 disc (no scratches at all), and I get disc unreadable errors when I play online at random times.

  • Doopsy Dec 02, 2008

    Brand new disk GOW2, put in it the drive load up the game, select horde mode, game loads... then while playing for about 5min, dics unreadable error message, tried it about 10 times, same thing keeps happending at different times. My buddy had the same problem on his XBOX 360same game.

    Where to from here.

  • BAT8707 Dec 09, 2008

    This is a Big Problem!! First I go to the 12 o'clock launch to get the game. (24 degrees outside) Then I finally get to play it and 10 minutes into it I get Unreadable Disc Error. It happens at random times ever time I play. Ive exchanged it 3 times. Brand new Xbox.. Brand New Discs.. Wat could be the problem?? Called 1800-4-myxbox about the issue several times. Heres what they told me:
    1.Restart the system
    2.Clean the disc
    3.Clear the cache
    4.exchange the game
    5.Make more space for memory(256 mb memory unit 211 mb of is memory available)
    6.Go to xbox.com for the disc replacement program (Gow 2 isnt even on the replacable games list)..
    IM GOING TO KEEP CALLING 1800-4-MYXBOX UNTIL THEY HAVE A REAL SOLUTION!! EVERYBODY SHOULD CALL UNTIL THEY TAKE IT SERIOUSLY!! IF ENOUGH PEOPLE COMPLAIN THEY WILL BE FORCED TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. SO SOLUTION IS COMPLAIN UNTIL SOMETHING IS DONE. THERE ARE FORUMS ALL OVER THE NET ABOUT THIS PROBLEM. NEITHER EPIC OR MICROSOFT HAVE RESPONDED. MICROSOFT HAS NO MORE ROOM FOR **** LIKE THIS AFTER THE RING OF DEATH. SOMTHING HAS TO BE DONE!!

  • backflip Dec 09, 2008

    my xbox 360 was fine i was playing all of the games without and problems until last weak none of my disks were working. I went a got my disc's all fixed up but they still don't work

  • sinfulangel Dec 10, 2008

    I have the same problem, although mine only applies with an online game. I try to load PlayOnline off a month-old disc (no scratches at all... has only every been in the system and its box) on a three-and-a-half-month-old 360. Disc unreadable every time I try to load the online bit. It even recognized Otogi, although it wouldn't play it, but it won't read a scratchless 360 disc that was working fine an hour beforehand. Strange machine..

  • aerosimms Dec 16, 2008

    I've bought Fable 2 twice. Both times after a few hours of play it stopped the game and told me the disc was unreadable. I am infuriated.

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    i have the exact same problem and i have been going to numerous websites. there has to be some sort of update or something to download.

    ive also looked on EPICs blogs and there not helpoing.



  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    Experiencing the same problem, both during in-game load screens, and even at game boot, ONLY for Fable 2.

  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2009

    I just rented this game it it doesnt work... but the place says itz workin fine!!!

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Your laser lens is going out and needs replacement. Either replace the whole drive (but switch out your old circuit board into the new drive) or buy a new laser and install it in (model number is etched into the bottom of the laser).

You have to switch your old board out of the old drive into the new due to Microsoft having "Keys" locked into each drive so you cant fix your system easily. So remember to keep the boards seperate and switch the old board into the new drive and install the new drice... should fix it nicely.

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The Laser lens is not going out,
same prob here
brand new xbox, brand new GOW2
error
now who to blame, epic or microsoft,
do i get my money back? i kinda just wanna play the game
i can play it but it gives the error ussually every 10 mins

hopefully they can fix it all with a patch or something, cuz it doesnt seem like a hardware issue
biggest bummer is that i bought the 360 over ps3 only for gears 2 :(
this is what i get for betraying a brand ive been with since i was 8

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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