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Xbox wont recognize any Xbox game disc

The box boots and i get the selection list for music, network play, etc but not games. I put in halo or other games that formerly played and a screen pops up saying it does not recognize this as an Xbox disc. Can you help?

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Re: Xbox wont recognize any Xbox game disc

That happened to my xbox console I replaced the dvd player on the console on the xbox

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

Re: Xbox wont recognize any Xbox game disc

Let the xbox run for a certain amount of time. this same thing happend with me. Or just hit the thing until it plays. But be careful ive got the red light coming on now.

Posted on Oct 02, 2007

Re: Xbox wont recognize any Xbox game disc

Replace the dvd player. on the console

Posted on Sep 27, 2007

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