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My xbox 360 doesn't want to play any 360 games but it plays xbox games.

I played my 360 for about 1 day and I turned it off, then i tried to turn it back on so I can play halo 3 but it didn't want to read the disc.I tried xbox games and it worked but it still doesn't want to read 360 games....what should I do?

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Take it back to where you bought it and ask for a new one or try troubleshooting number is found on back of instruction manual

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

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Hi,

Take a look at this:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/909819/en-us

Also call 1800-4my-xbox and talk with them, you may can get the xbox360 replaced for a new one.

Also check these recent problems on xbox.com:
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/?WT.svl=nav


Good luck,
Cam

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

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Buy a new Xbox 360

Posted on Oct 17, 2007

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if it isnt the magnet issue (hitachi drive only) then the solution is the drive isnt spinning the disc, in which case open the console, open the drive top, and hand spin your disc on the spindle for about a minute or so, make sure you push the laser block to the back of the drive, and when you power it up it should spin.

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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SOURCE: my xbox 360 wont read any disc

Call 1-800-4MY-XBOX and they will solve your problem. 

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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SOURCE: 360 reads game discs but it won't play game and it says play DVD

The problem is that the laser is either dying out, is dirty, or is not getting enough power.

so try to fix it using these steps...

- first open the 360 and pull out the dvd drive and open it up too.

- clean everything out good with compressed air, and q-tips dipped in alcohol.

- now you need to adjust the power going to the laser.Sometimes you may have to try multiple settings before getting it justright. Just keep adjusting the resistance lower and lower until itworks.

- if you tried multiple settings and still get the errors, then either get a replacement drive, or a new laser for it. Click Here for how to properly install the new laser.

- if you get a replacement drive, please not that there is a key in the pcb of the drive that must match the key from the motherboard, so you must either spoof firmware with the key, or swap out the old pcb board and put it in to the new drive.

If you need more dvd drive repair help click here

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Xbox 360 won't read a certain game

If you have the original X box CD's it will work fine expect when you have issues with region code.PAL NTSC are the two format a game can work with.so if you have NTSC formated game TRY a PAL version.it may work.
else clean your lens and try inserting a new CD of that GAME.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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