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Everytime i put a disk in my xbox 360 it wont go to the game. It says reading disc, and then just stops reading it.

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This happens when the laser has blown or at the end of its lifespan, replacement lasers will fix this problem or if its possible maybe a re-alignment would also make it work again. Replacing the part is very easy and you can find the lasers on ebay for around £15. If you get stuck and need help we offer a full repair service www.fixmyconsole.co.uk

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