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Xbox 360 wont load...

My xbox 360 wont boot up, at first it sometimes would show a message saying 'to play this disc put it in a xbox 360 console, but if i turned it off and on again it would load.
then one day it loaded and and gave me the ,update disc cannot be read. purple screen, i found a solution that said if i hold the sync button in and turn off and on it should load....this worked for a while, but now it doesnt work and i constantly have the purple screen.
the xbox has never been connected to live, and i do have a hard drive, but have not connected it to this console.
is it fixable, or should i give up?

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Cleaning the lens usually helps with this. If you don't have the tools to do it, try using a can of compressed air. If that doesn't work the laser may need to be replaced.

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  • Rod Middleton Jun 02, 2009

    you can also try cleaning the laser lense with a q-tip and some alcohol.

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