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Disc unreadable i start playing madden and it always stops after kick off saying the disc is unreadable ,tried cleaning with a soft cloth but nothing ,and the game has always been stored in its case.any other ways of fixing this?

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  • pkimknight Dec 28, 2008

    fixed it,it was the actual madden disc.used windex on the disc and what ever was causing the problem was taken care of.

  • tawny1477 Dec 28, 2008

    We will be playing a game and a screen pops up that says Disc unreadable. Do we need to send the console in for repair, this is really getting annoying.

  • alsspot Dec 28, 2008

    basically the disc has a "ring" on ti after playing it and the console telling me its unreadable, weird as it hasn't eaten any other discs. Any tips?



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Ok my disc had a ring on it and was damaged beyond repair. I managed to get the store to exchange the game for me with my reciept, after I was treated lke I was Satan and had to play hard ball.....

The thing is Xboxes are sensitive to vibrations from speakers according to the retailer. The simplest way I found to fix this is DO NOT USE it virtically as it advirtised by microsoft on the packaging. Place it on its flat side instead so its horizontal. If this doesn't work then I'd lok at the lens as an issue.


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Yes there is a way,all you need to do is to dismantle the console,if you just need a lens cleaning.but if you annot you need to ask somebody that knows how to open the console.all it needs is a piece of earbuds to clean the lens.never use any type of liquid otherwise your lens will never work again.if all else fails.the last resort is to replace the lens.hope this one helps

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