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Disc spins very fast but program won't start

When I insert a disc the drive spins at a very fast rate (real fast!) but the system won't or can't read the disc. It just continues to spin. Any suggestions on how to fix this problem. Thanks for any help. This is an Xbox 360 purchased 07/2008.

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Yeah this is a comon problem with the laser dying on the xbox 360 your best bet is to call this number and get them to change it free of charge 0800 587 1102 it will take around a week to sort but you will have no money to pay and it will be returned fixed

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