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Xbox 360 Drive not opening

My Xbox is very tempermental. Sometimes it will reboot in the middle of the game, which is frustrating, but the real problem is afterwards it won't recognise there is a game in the drive, and worse the drive will not respond to when i tell it to open (on the dashboard through the controller, or through the button on the console). it says "opening" and "closing" when i press the button, but the machine will make no attempt to open the drive. i manually opened it, and it still did nothing. the xbox is no longer under warranty. any help would greatly be appreciated.

oh, it has done this in the past, and i will just give up for the day, and turn it on like the next day and it WILL open. so strange.

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  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. If you have any information, an update would be great.

    This is my 4th 360, the previous 3 all had the RRoD which is covered under Microsoft's extended warranty. This issue is unfortunately not.

    Any solutions???



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I would suggest calling microsoft 1800-4my-xbox, letting them know the problem and seeing what they have to say. There is probably some faulty hardware somewhere and it would be best to have them look at it.
Hope it works out -Eeeeekz

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