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Noisy disc drive - has badly scratched disc in one place.

The disc drive sounds as if is is rattling. It has badly scratched one disc in one place, as if it has got stuck and cannot move round. Now worried it will eat more discs.

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If you have your xbox standing up then you want to lay it down, i had this problem if you move your xbox when there is a disk in it, it will make a sound and scratch the disk. the best thing to do is to lay it down on a surface such as a table not the floor, if it still scratches your disks go into the place you got the game from and say your xbox scratched t and wont work anymore, they should give you a new game. if you tried this and it still does it then the best thing to do is to ring up microsoft for repair.

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