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Disc drive won't read any discs

I cleaned(no warranty,1 year 2week old system),drive would load a disc every now and then,sometimes it took 20 tries.Once loaded the game disc or DVD would play fine.One day stopped loading at all.I called Microsoft and they refused to sell me a new drive (Ben Q model#VAD6038,MS part #X800474-006).Microsoft wanted me to send entire console 2000 miles (I live in Canada)to be repaired.Looked into shipping fees and coupled with repair costs it would be cheaper to buy new system.So,I found a new drive of same make and model on e-bay,installed yesterday.Now console will only play DVD's,games come up with message to put disc in xbox 360 machine.Called microsoft and felt as though they gave me the run-around.My question is,did I buy a DVD only drive(with the exact same data sticker,model #s,part #s on it)or is microsoft giving me run-around or am I missing something else (unsure what 'flashing' is)???

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Go to xbox live and down load up date it may help

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