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When i put the disc in the xbox it says reading then about 3 seconds after it says open tray

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  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    when i turn it on it goes to a forgine lang

  • five-by-five Nov 29, 2008

    i have the exact same problem! Unfortunately my warranty ran our and Microsoft want 59 quid!! too fix it.

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