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My Xbox wont read any disc?

I have the old Xbox and it want read any disc?

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    could you please describe how to clean the lense in more detail?

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Have You Cleaned The Laser? If Not Please Do So As A Dirty Laser Will Not Detect The Disk. Use Q-tips And Rubbing Alcohol To Clean The Laser. Be Very Gentle And If You Need A Full Description Of How To Access The Laser Let Me Know.
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Xbox wont read disk


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Did you try using different disks?If you have alreay tried then please use lens cleaner to clean the lens

Sep 06, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Wont read games only reads dvds


This is going to be a bit long -- but very detailed, so please read it carefully. There are several reasons that an xbox 360 system will have problem reading discs. The error messages also vary from unreadable disk, no message at all but the game skips, "please insert disc in a 360 console" to "open tray." There are a few reasons this may happen:

1.Bad disc. Check the back of your disc for scratches. If it looks good (or plays fine in another console), then the disc is probably fine. Also-- try more than 1 game to be sure.

2. Bad laser. The XBox 360 has a DVD drive very similar to a PC's DVD drive inside. The drive contains a bunch of parts including a few motors and gears and a laser.The laser is the part that actually reads the disc. The reality is...with all the hours and hours of game play, lasers do eventually wear out. The laser isn't very easy to replace, but it is replaceable. You can find any and all XBox 360 lasers at the following website:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/xb360ac.html

3.Bad DVD Drive. Sometimes other components inside of the DVD drive can become bad such as the motor that spins the disk, the motors that open the tray, etc, etc. You can get a new DVD drive to just replace everything,including the laser, in one shot but there is a catch. The XBOX 360's DVD drive is tied to the motherboard using a software lock.The easiest way to overcome this lock is to buy the exact same manufacture DVD drive that is in your system now, remove the circuit board from the old DVD drive (which contains the software key) and transfer the circuit board into the new DVD drive that you purchase. If you do this simple procedure, there is no flashing involved. The following website carries DVD drives and also provides instructions on swapping the circuit board from the old drive into the new one.

XBox 360 parts: http://store.richspsxparts.com/xb360ac.html

DVD Drive Swap Info: http://store.richspsxparts.com/imnooninxb36.html

May 15, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Pro System Console

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My xbox 360 wont read my discs how do i fix it


The optical drive is damaged. You won't have the equipment to replace the optics, but would qualify for a warranty repair within the warranty period. If this is not the case, I believe the XBOX uses a standard PC CD/DVD drive and standard PC power supply, you could most likely rig something to get it workable using old PC parts even if you can't actually mount the drive in the case..

Mar 31, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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My xbox is not reading my discs


xbox wont read any discs and there are no red lights

Dec 03, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Will not read new disc


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......













Apr 05, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Does not read disc sometimes reads them as dvd


if the disks are old they wont work, or the disks are for the old xbox console.

Dec 29, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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