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Xbox 360-Unreadable Disc

I have a fairly new Xbox 360 and it previously was able to read all of my game discs however, many of the games now dont work, with a message reading 'Unnreadable Disk'. Any ideas?

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  • siegel12 Jan 10, 2009

    my xbox 360 turns on has a green light .

    then i but a farly new game that use to work in and now it starts to read it and then says open tray ?

  • daggermouth Jan 27, 2009

    I was able to play my Final Fantasy XI disc on my 360 for at least 5 months. Then last week, i kept getting messege saying disc is unreadable. I had the disc fully cleaned profesionaly and the disc works perfect on other 360's. All my other games run perfect on my 360 too, just my copy of FFXI keeps saying "can not read disk" but the disk is next to perfect. What is up?

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Microsoft Xbox have some common problem like red lights, E74 and Unreadable disc. Microsoft is providing extended warranty for red lights problem, Means you will have to spend some money in order to get this problem repaired from Microsoft also you will have to wait for 3-4 weeks to get your Xbox back. There are many reasons disc read error can occur in your Xbox like your disc might not be clean, laser might also be dirty and many more common problem. I would suggest you to first clean out the disc, you are using. If that don't solve the problem you can also take the help of DIY guide available at Internet. I think you have got good no. of options to get your Xbox repaired, Choice is yours.

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Hi...
Get the drawer to open and disconnect the power so the draw stays open. Get a can of Dust-off ( compressed CO2) at staples or radio shack.

Shoot a couple streams of CO2 into the unit from the drawer opening.

Reconnect power and try a game. Also try a DVD cleaning disc. Philips and Memorex make them

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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