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Not Reading Every time i put a disc in my 360 won't read it. So i have to open and close the tray a large number of times before it actually starts to play the game. I've already tried a laser cleaner and my discs aren't scratched.

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  • koolieo Dec 17, 2008

    what kind of laser

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You can try recalibrating or replacing the laser or just buy a new drive and switch the PC Boards.

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  • statusphere Dec 17, 2008

    Depends on what drive you have in your 360. Get a matching laser for the drive you have. I operate a Xbox 360 Repair service if you cant get it send it to us.

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