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Inserted disc press play grinding sound and disc left scrapped

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new xbox 360 60gb, new game inserted into drive and press play. after about five minutes bad grinding noise and disc removed leaving it badly scrapped and unuseable. am now concerned about using another disc in the equipment. did try a music cd that played ok.

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  • gem_ov_pre Dec 27, 2008

    playing games in new xbox 360 arcade and console scrathed game .iam really annoyed as the game was alot of money and my sons besides hiself as he cannot play on the console.

  • btroxell06 Dec 27, 2008

    We have the same issue. Every CD that my sons use in the xbox360 gets a circular scratch all the way around the game. It is an expensive system and I have already had to return the product when I had the red light issue on the system. Hope someone knows if this issue can be fixed or what an alternative would be.

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If your xbox box it's new I would take it back and get another one, becase you do probable have problems with your dvd drive and it will keep scratching the games. the laser on the drive doesn't work as hard when playing a music cd than when it plays a game or a dvd.

If you don't want to take it back, then play a couple dvds and if it reads then fine then you could try again. it shiudn't take more than ten second to read a game so if its taking longer just get it out.

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