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Unplayable disk error and sometimes noisy

Well i could even put a new game in my xbox360 and it will still say unplayable disk and sometimes the 360 makes these horrible noises. i was thinking of opening it up and fixing it myself so i wont have to wait up to month getting it back from microsoft from repairs. from what i have heard, the problem comes from the spindle magnetizing itself to the top of the disk drive and that i would have to super glue it back. i dont exactly know what tools to use and i dont want to open up 360 system and mess it up. if you guys can tell step by step what to do. it would be great

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  • manc123 Apr 14, 2008

    wen i put it on it says unplayable disc so keep tryin eventualy it will *** on but i dont no y can any1 help me plz i dont want wait for microsoft they take too long

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Go to Youtube and look up opening XBOX 360. There are lots of videos and tutorials explaining how to open up your XBOX. JUST REMEBER TO KEEP THE SILVER STICKER INTACT SO YOU CAN PUT IT BACK AND NOT VOID YOUR WARRANTY

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