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My Xbox can't read my games anymore?

My Xbox original can't read my games and says laser scan error and i was wonderring if anyone can help me fix it or should I buy a new one.

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Try finding a Laser Cleaning Disk. They do not cost much and you can get them from Game and Electrical stores (Not all but some).
If you have tried that, then call 1-800-4MY-XBOX and speak to a XBOX Representative.

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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Buy a new dvd-rom from xbox. sounds like you have the first version of xbox. that will take care of that problem

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