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Disc Read Error

I have the new dashboard, and everytime I put a game into my system, it will ask to put in a game.this is impossible because I just put in a game. I want to be able to fix this myself because I dont have any money to send it in or get a new one.

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  • ottavit Jan 25, 2009

    A month or so after getting the new dashboard, I started getting the Reading screen for 6 seconds or so where the disc is spinning, then goes back to 'Open Tray'. I have tried various minor things like booting from disc and pressure on top of my system but it's getting worse. I believe this is related to the new dashboard, and I also refuse to send it in and pay 100 bucks to get it fixed.



  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    Same problem here...... getting really upset, any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Microsoft Xbox have some common problem like red lights, E74 and Disc Read Error. 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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The laser might just need re-aligning or the power adjusting so that it will read the discs again. cleaning the laser with a cotton bud and spit is as good as anything but only wet the tip a little bit enough to wipe the laser. The you would be better to adjust the 'pots' on the 360 laser because after a lot of use the laser unit loses power and starts to get disk read errors. we can fix this type of error and we will knock £5 off the price for all fixya users. www.fixmyconsole.co.uk

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