Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
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.
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
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
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
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
Posted on Dec 04, 2009
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
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:
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
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
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.
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
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
Plz someone help my xbox 360 game is laser burned give ideas
Posted on Jul 16, 2009
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!!!
Posted on Dec 16, 2012
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.
Posted on Mar 04, 2013
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 !
Posted on Aug 16, 2012
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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Check to see if there are any scratches or laser burn marks on the discs. Scratches or marks on discs will render game discs unplayable or will freeze the game and will often show a message stating "Disc Read Error" or something to that effect. Best remedy for starters, is to clean the discs and make sure there are no scratches or marks left on the play-side of the discs. A common problem that XBOX owners are reporting is; if the console is moved during play, a whirring noise is heard and then when the disc is removed, very visible laser burn rings are found on the disc.
Laser burn, looks like complete or partial circular scratches around your disc. This occurs to discs when the games console has been moved whilst playing. 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 a professional disc repair service is normally required to fix laser burn scratches or damage to XBOX discs.
For further help on XBOX disc repairs or to get XBOX discs repaired back to "As Good As New Condition", visit:
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!!
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