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My xbox won't read my discs

Every time I put in a disk it says that it does not recognize it. it says the disk might be dirty but it does this with all of the disks. is my xbox dirty or is my xbox just not working

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Take it apart and do a simple clean of the entire system. remove all dust, dirt, and other junk. This fixes many problems. ~Brigham

Posted on Jan 02, 2007

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    Adjust the lens "pot." the pot controls how much light the laser lets through. Here is a great site on how to adjust the pot.http://www.llamma.com/xbox/Repairs/thomp...

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I take it, you have tried a lens cleaner (disc) failing that it seem like dvd head is out of alignment (maybe) your last option is to replace the dvd drive good luck anon

Posted on Dec 29, 2006

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