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Installed new Xbox DVD ROM, but cannot read games

Today, I installed a toshiba TS-H943 DVD Rom in our Xbox 360. I placed a game in the drive, and we get a instructing us to put the game into a Xbox 360. However, it will play movies, but not 360 games.

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    Though i know now that this is not a simple swap does anyone know how to get and change the key code so it will play games

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The DVD drives must match the motherboard that it came with. Unless you go through a very complicated re-flashing process. If the motherboard and DVD drive do not match, it will not play 360 games

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Bought a Replacement Samsung TS-H943 DVD-ROM Drive for Xbox 360

Hello. The pcb board is "married" to the motherboard with a certain firmware. If you didn't flash the new drive with the correct firmware it will not work. The best thing to do is just replace the laser if you have DVD drive problems. I hope you still have the old one! Good luck to you. Thanks!

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: i have install brand new dvd rom for xbox 360 and

Did you swap the P.C. board from the
old drive to the new one???
If not thats the problem

Rob

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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