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BOUT THE XBOX WITH "INSERT DISC PROBLEM"

Its a hitachi drive. but a certain guy in souq.com said he thinks its due to a detached lens in the dvd drive and he can fix it for 200dhs. wat do you think?

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Though i fixed the Disc Read Error myself within anhour but please test the below method at your OWN Risk. Please alsonote that microsoft is no longer providing Extended warranty for E74Error.

Check out this DIY Video Guide,that explains step by step instructions to fix Disc Read Error yourselfwithin an hour. It also provides the money back guarantee in case youare not satisfied. As i fixed my Xbox myself so i thought to share itwith you guys.



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If you know haw to change the disc drive your self you can buy one for about 20-40 bucks..check ebay...i wouldnt pay it you can buy a new xbox for 250.00

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