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Its A Xbox Scratcher

Hi, my Xbox i think is broken or something because it keeps scratching my discs. I got for Christmas a couple of the new and some old big hit sellers including
1. Call Of Duty 5-World At War
2. Need For Speed-Undercover
3. Halo 3
And a week or two ago, the Xbox scratched Call Of Duty and now its got a big ring on the disc and i mean it just stopped me in mid game. Telling me game unreadable. So as anyone would be a bit annoyed and left it for a bit.

I thought it was just a cowinsadince because the Xboz fell over when the game was still inside. Then it did Need For Speed and following Halo 3.

I wouldnt of thought that just a little fall would reck three much-loved games. I didnt know what to do... my older brother didnt know what to do my parents do know anything about the Xbox (they cant tell the differance between A,B,X,Y.) and my oldest brother doesnt have the time at the moment to look at it.

Is there anyone who this is happned to and they have fixed it? Anyway thank you very much for reading and well please help if you can..

Many thanks
DBYFAM (our Xbox Live Name.)

P.s If you know what to do please message us via Xbox Live :) Or email!

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A common problem that XBOX owners are reporting is if the console is moved during play, a whirring noise is heard and then when the disc is removed, very visible laser burn rings are found on the disc.


Laser burn, looks like complete or partial circular scratches around your disc, also known as “ring of death marks”. This occurs to discs when the games console has been moved whilst playing, from an upright to a horizontal position or vice versa or simply knocked against or the wires may have been just tripped upon. Discs are then impaired by a ring of laser burn, which is a circular scratch into the disc. Some home remedies may help with very light scratches on some discs but a professional disc repair service is usually required to repair any scratches or laser burn on discs. XBOX laser burn discs can be fixed!!!

For further help on XBOX & XBOX 360 disc repairs, visit:

www.discREPAIR.ie Get Scratched Discs Repaired Back to "As Good As New Condition".

Check the “More Info” & “FAQ” Sections for further details on game disc repairs and related matters.

If this laser burn scenario is consistently happening to your game discs especially if the console has not been moved or bumped against while the discs is in play, the games console itself may require repair.
You should contact Microsoft or a games console repair store for assessment and guidelines.

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You need to have the dvd drive replaced. We can do this for you email us if interested
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