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How do i fix laser burn on games

Three small semi circles got burned into my timeshift game and now it wont read period. I have tried everything, cleaners, felt rags, water, and this jank game fixer that just told me it was broken. wow thanks for cleaning that up sony. So what do I do.

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    it has laser burn it wount work.......

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2009

    it happend to me as well when i berly got the xbox 360 and put the disc and turned it over and bam!! it had and amazing round circle but when i fliped it , it was still working but when i turned it off it never worked again. But ive used tooth paste but i think those are for minor scratches. Also ive heard you can fix with a buffer or gamestop sells game fix thingis ill try both.

  • slydesmarc Apr 11, 2009

    My 360 tipt over then my games can't work

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    my doa4 disc got a ring after tripping over my 360 today and i need either a solution or gamecrazy just needs to get me a new game.

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    I Knocked over my xbox and now its burnt!!!

  • chubbyonfire May 03, 2009

    LASER BURN RUINED MY LIFE

  • styfire20 May 12, 2009

    i have a burn "flame" on my copy of rockband2 and i it takes forever to get it to play. When it does work i cant let it idle for longer than 30 seconds or it will give me the unreadible error.....same after i play any downloaded song. the exact same thing happened to my copy of gears of war 2, but it wont work period. How can i fix my game?

  • Anonymous May 23, 2009

    i have three round circles on my 2k9 it just wont read

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    jonesahmad24 Jan 03, 2013

    me to

  • Seth Russell Wrighter May 17, 2013

    My Left 4 dead game got burned when my mother decided to flip, tore my xbox out of the wall and tore the wires out, threw the xbox and the top came off i fixed it but when i hooked up the console, my left 4 dead had a circle outline on it around like not even one 1/2 an inch from the outer rim of the disk. I wouldnt read i even tried buffering, cleaning, Even tryed to take it to game stop and they said they couldnt fix it!! Any suggestions :( i just want to be able to play with my friends.

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To fix lazor burned disk the best solution is to use silver polish me and my friend did it with my MW2 disk and its works good as new

Posted on Jan 21, 2010

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  • PanOrama133 Nov 07, 2010

    What is silver polish? like nail polish?

  • luis cervantes Mar 14, 2011

    what is silver polish?

  • Yoshi75 Apr 14, 2011

    Same

  • Yoshi75 Apr 14, 2011

    Same

  • Yoshi75 Apr 14, 2011

    Same xD

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    Luke Price Oct 02, 2012

    how much polish do u need to put on and where do u get it from cuz i bought fifa 13 on friday and yesterday i had a leser burn and cant play the game now

  • Nick Dec 26, 2012

    Silver polish only works on minor scratchs sorry

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What you can do is if the game is shown on the Xbox 360 dashboard when you insert it. then there may be a solution. This is to buy the same game in good condition, save it to your hard drive and sell the good copy. when you want to play the game just insert your laserburned game in and play off the hard drive. thats what i did with my MW2

Posted on Apr 04, 2010

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  • kie wann Jun 30, 2010

    why the **** buy a new game in good condition and save it to the harddrive when you can just buy a new game you ******

  • Denial182 Nov 23, 2010

    Because then you can return the new copy and get your money back, whilst still being able to play the game. Fuckwit.

    Alternatively you could borrow a friends copy

  • Mitch Ortlieb Dec 07, 2010

    if you rent it from like blockbuster then download and use laserburned copy would that work?

  • terranceadam Dec 21, 2010

    yes i did this with borderlands and blockbuster not know difference but then i replaced my laser game w/ its good game... =) hehehe

  • Ry Jan Jan 04, 2011

    what if the laserburn is in the beginning of the game, and you dont even make it to the press start screen. still work with that method?

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Go to local gamestation or game and see if they have a disc cleaner it cost $1.99 or £1 works every time

Posted on Aug 24, 2009

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My dead space got laser burned and i found that wiping it didnt do anything i then tryed getting the burn out with t cut that helped a bit but not for long in the end i just took it to either game station or chips and it worked that cost £1.99

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*** on it

Posted on Jun 01, 2010

  • bizell01 Aug 25, 2010

    wow, that actually worked! XD

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Well I Know that this sounds kind of desperate but My Call Of Duty 4 game got some laser burns on it so i got this weird type of wash cloth that's really soft and i put hot water on it then scrubbed it for like 2 hours(Not in one day) and know i'm able to play every mission/level and do multiplayer which I wasn't able to do before.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

  • Yoshi75 Apr 14, 2011

    My cod 6 did the same but it won't work gettin it fixed

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Laser burn, looks like complete or partial circular scratches around your disc, also known as “the ring of death”. This occurs to discs when the games console has been moved whilst playing, from an upright to a horizontal position or vice versa or simply knocked against or the wires may have been just tripped upon. Discs are then impaired by a ring of laser burn, which is a circular scratch into the disc. Some home remedies may help with very light scratches on some discs but professional disc repair services is normally required to restore disc laser burn damage back to "As Good As New Condition".

For further help on Xbox & Xbox 360 disc repairs, visit:

www.discREPAIR.ie

Check the “More Info” & “FAQ” Sections for further details on disc repairs and related matters.


If this laser burn scenario is consistently happening to your game discs especially if the console has not been moved or bumped against while the discs is in play, the games console itself may require repair.
You should contact Microsoft for assessment and guidelines.

Hope this Helps!!

Posted on Mar 09, 2010

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Easiest way to fix it is to get a game cleaner solution and wipe in a circular motion gently for about 45 mins. Worked for me

Posted on Oct 15, 2009

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What's happing is the DVD is getting to close to the laser that reads it, burning that ring in it. Many people call this laser burn. Open your console and DVD drive, put an 3mm foam with adhesive on inside top part of the case, right above where the DVD sits, but on the opposite side of the laser. Now it will hit the pad instead of the top part of the case, keeping it away from the laser. This won't fix already scratched game, but will prevent future burns.

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Idiots galor.

Posted on Jan 15, 2010

  • johnsmithkkd Jan 15, 2010

    I just wnet to game crazzy n they did it for free..or sometimess a cuple of bucks to buff

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This actually may be caused by something in the drive itself. you need to open the console up and then the dvd drive. their could be a magnet that has come off and stuck itself to the inside of the casing also check any thing in the drive that looks unusual. the magnet goes back on the motor that turns the disk.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

  • Yoshi75 Apr 14, 2011

    Mine cod 6 got laser burn coz ma little bro knock my xbox over and u can go to game and get it re services and i'am gettin it done on the weekend woop woop :)

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My star wars the force unleashed got laser burned and my madden i fixed the star wars game but my madden still didn't work until i spent like a hour in a half wiping it now its good as new all you gotta do is have patience with your game.

Posted on Feb 12, 2010

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Www.skippydiscs.com repair laser burns on discs

24 hour turnaround upon receiving the discs and returned safely by recorded delivery

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

  • quincy zientek Jan 14, 2011

    get a pickle, slice it, get mayonaise, put it on your disc in a mixture.
    then go to subway and ask for a pizza, and hide your disc in the pizza and give it to your brother and see what he poops :) a brand new game!!! :P

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Plz someone help my xbox 360 game is laser burned give ideas

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I have tried everything!!! literally everything for my fifa 13. It gets to the menu then i scroll along and my xbox goes quite and says Game error. i put toothpaste, vaseline, toothpaste in hot water for half an hour, lip bom, deodrant. NOTHING WORKS!!!

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I put my game in to my xbox and it got ring burn but it is only when i get new games old ganes with a few scraches on it works but new games dont

WHAT DO I DO

Posted on Feb 02, 2011

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    owensxbox360 Jul 21, 2012

    thats because of u old xbox ether get a new xbox n do it or take the game to u freinds n try it out its your xbox not the game this happen to me b4

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Wow you guys are really desperate. Does toothpaste actually work? I want to get my mw3 fixed after my ******** brother punched the Xbox be cause he's **** on cod

Posted on Dec 16, 2011

  • carey Dec 16, 2011

    Wow you guys are really desperate. Does toothpaste actually work? I want to get my mw3 fixed after my ******** brother punched the Xbox be cause he's **** on cod

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WORKED FOR ME: take a polishing cloth and some polish. Spray the polish on the area of the disc that has the laser burn. Make sure your disc is on a stable flat surface so you don't snap it and thoroughly rub it. I mean THOROUGHLY. It will come out with a lot of tiny surface scratches but if you work on the area long enough, you can remove the burn.
If it's an Xbox game, install it on your Xbox so it's less likely to affect your gaming.

Hope this helps.

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I found toothpaste worked, it doesnt really work with a wet cloth tho, i got lazer burn on my mw3 and i found that toothpaste worked i scrubed it around for about 10 mins that worked good as new !
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My Black Ops disc has a burn but not the ringed burned it is more of a small disformed circle right on the edge of the centre of the disc, I couldnt take it back because apparently it was burned in my Xbox for just running for so many hours straight. It has the same look on the burn as it does with the ring. Is it safe to use the same method as the ringed burn or is this disc completely done and I should just get a new one?

Posted on Feb 02, 2012

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