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The thing wont read any discs, video games or movies.

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  • mikeppa60 Nov 15, 2008

    i have the green console for my son and he has never been able to play anything either when i called and e-mailed mirosoft they were of no help.brand new unopened games don't work.. no wonder everybody swithed to ps2/3 is there someplace that will fix this a no charge without mailing the console and hard drive

  • mns8333 Nov 15, 2008

    It's already out of warrantee and the fix is half price of a new one. The goofy thing tries to read the dvd/cd but just gives up. Is there a good place to buy a new cd drive for the 360? The drive in mine is a Toshiba Samsung.



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Hi mns8333, It sounds like the laser is fried or out of alignment, do not try to fix it yourself you will void your warranty! u will have to send it in to service. Another option would be to Call 1-800-4myxbox.

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