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My xbox 360 occasionaly reads games as dvds

It rendes the game unplayable . it comes around eventually but how do i stop it

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  • aaronmoseley Feb 16, 2009

    my xbox will say the game is a dvd, sometimes shaking it while the game is inside works

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Your DVD drive is Failing, Time for a replacement
You should call Microsoft to see if your xbox360 is under warranty.

1 year warranty comes with xbox360.

if not then a fee will be applied to the cost, anywhere form 75 and up.

Good Luck

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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