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XBOX 360 Inbeds grooves into all my game discs

When I play the game for the 1st time it's ok but over time it starts Inbedding grooves in a circular motion into the disc I'm playing then the game pauses, and freezes by itself

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If you are playing the games while the system is sideways then lay it flat keeping it on its side makes the disc wobble, If it is laying flat then you probably have a Old samsung drive in it and there is a small portion of the drive that needs to be shaved down and that will fix your issue, ConsoleMd can fix it for under 12 bucks and they can make your game discs look new for only 4 bucks a pop.... you can call them if you want i think there number is 207-332-6623

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