Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
You need to clean the laser that acually reads the games. Therefore take the xbox apart and take the dvd drive out and take out the four screws. Take a Q tip and damp one end and lightly brush the laser eye and take the other end and dry it.Put everything back together and it should work. If it does not the you need to change the dvd drive.
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
You can take the motherboard card from your old dvd drive and place it into your new dvd drive only if its the same model and it has the same card because the dvd key for your 360 is on your old dvd card.
I did this on my 360 and it works 100%
Posted on Jan 20, 2009
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Posted on Feb 05, 2009
Yes the lazer is faulty , it would be too expensive to repait yourself but you know microsoft GIVE A 3 YEAR WARRANTY i sent them 5 xboxes in 2 years, just give them a ring with your serial number on 0800 5871102 and they will tell you if it is in warranty, AND ARRANGE COLLECTION with UPS and you dont have to pay a thing, if it isnt covered then you could pick a second hand core system up for about £65 and put your hard drive on it and other bits. Lazers cost about £100 alone.
Posted on Feb 10, 2009
Anyone else get completey screwed when you sent your xbox 360 to the product care place they sent me the wrong shipping lable and sent my xbox for recycling its now been over a month and im still waiting to be reimbursed!
Posted on Jan 30, 2009
In some cases it is not the laser. A DVD drive will not read the disc unless it is spinning, and some of the DVD drives (several different used in the box) have dirty spindle motors. If the motor is dirty it won't spin enough to read and you have to take the motor apart to clean it. This is pretty easy to do, but would not suggest doing it unless you are out of warranty. Check Youtube.com for "cleaning Xbox 360 DVD motor" for a step by step video.
Posted on Jan 07, 2009
Problem with reading, clean the disc with smoth cloth or, by cd cleaner with it says(Xbox and/or VideoGame)..the problem still?..repair hardware.
Posted on Jan 14, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You need to flash the drive with the old drive's key; otherwise the your xbox motherboard will not allow that drive to access the gameplay engine and will not allow you to play games.
Posted on Mar 01, 2008
SOURCE: xbox 360 reading games as DVD
If it's in warrenty Microsoft will fix it. Log on to there website and go to servicing and fill out all the info they ask for then it will tell you if its in warrenty and they will mail you a box to send it in.
Posted on Oct 27, 2008
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