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My xbox 360 can't read my FFXI CD. It's clean enough to eat off of and worked earlier, and it hadn't been touched since.

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Does it read other discs ok? or does it have problems with other games too. if it does then your laser will need a re-alignment. Some lasers i have seen at around 400ohms when they should be at 290-300. a quick strip down, clean and re-alignment may fix this problem.
its also possoble you have a faulty disc, i have heard reports of others experiencing problems with this game too

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