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Wont read disc

Hey i had my 360 for not even a month they when i was playin shadowrun it said it needs to be clean or somthin like that so i clean and restaed it and nuttin and when i restart it it will just automatically go to the dashboard even though there is a game in it and i have it set so that it will start the game up when i turn it on so plz help me thanks and yes its in a well ventillated area

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Re: wont read disc

If your xbox says (unplayable disc) and no disc plays including dvd, mp3, etc. then you do have a fatal hardware flaw in the disc drive. This should be covered under the new 3 year extended warranty. This problem is rumored to be caused by two things,1 cheap disc drives, 2 live update which was trying to ban modded 360s for xbox live friendly fired on alot of innocent disc drives with bad firmware.....but this should be covered, give em a call

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Have you tried multiple games? Perhaps the particular game in question is scratched, or is no longer being read by the XBOX 360.

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