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Loading games When i attemp to load a game onto my xbox 360, is makes an awful noise. It starts spinning, then stops and starts spinning again.. It then comes up with disc unreadable. Is it just a case of replacing the drive and is it a simple process to do

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  • RescueAngel Nov 10, 2007

    My xbox has just started exhibiting the same symptoms: a couple of sets of whirring followed by unreadable disc. Anyone know what is causing this? Any at home fixes I can attempt or do I just need to find a repair shop?

  • rruiz1800 Nov 12, 2007

    all types of discs yield "uplayable disc" message

  • waltz Nov 20, 2007

    I got a call of duty 4 and it said it's unreadable disc. all my games goes on smoothly. I already exchage it 3 times and still the same problem.. is it the console?

  • koolkev Dec 15, 2007

    Hey, just to teel you that ALL my game discs don't work. It makes a whole load of noises (including spinning etc.) then after some times it says that disc is an "unplayable disc". If you can help me I'll be soo pleased.



    Cheers,

    Kevin

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You cant replace the drive they are locked to the motherboard!( wont work on other motherboards) Well you could spoof it to think that the new drive is the original. This is not easy stuff to do 1 mess up and you have yourself a 400.00 paper weight or a bricked drive.

 

You could open it up and try the rubber band trick, that's for modded boxes that are having trouble reading certain media types"discs".

 

Remember if you open your 360 you void the warranty.

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I did hear that if you hold "A" while the console starts it cleans it or somethin'.

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