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Games freeze but when I watch a movie the console works

I'm able to play for a while but then in freezes and I see a message saying unable to read disk, blah blah blah. It does the same with other games. But when I try playing those same games in other peoples consoles they work just find. Plus, movies work on the console. HELP!!!!!!!

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It sounds like there is a problem with your disc tray, typically movies will play slower and have less potential for being thrown out of sync and out of line. With a faster rotating disc you have more potential to mess something up. I would suggest laying the xbox flat (longwise) on a stable/level ground and trying it again. This should clear up your problem. 
Although you can play xbox on the side it is easier on the machine if you have it the traditional longway down. 
hope this helps.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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