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To play this disk put it in an X-Box 360 console??? Nice message after I replaced the disk drive. I bought a new driver made for the 360 and it still only shows disks for DVD ??

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The dvd drive and the motherboard have a key that must match each other. The xbox 360 dvd drives are not plug-and-play. You must first extract the key from the original drive and spoof firmware to make the new drive match the key on the motherboard. There is an easy way though.... just take the pcb board out of the old drive and stick it into the new one, then everything should work fine withough messing with the firmware. If you need more help, just ask on our xbox 360 dvd drive repair forum

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

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if there is noises like grinding when playing it may be a part inside causing this

i suggest calling xbox because i dought u want to risk doing this to other games.

please rate. thank you

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Pick up in the DVD is bad or weak and will need replacing.
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