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Xbox disc drive

Most of my games, when i put them in it says play dvd what do i do

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  • combatwars36 May 13, 2009

    certain gmaes play yes but i havent tried putting a dvd in ima try it now.

  • waltersteven May 13, 2009

    my xbox will play dvd's but not games and it freezes all the time constantly.

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    Sounds like a faulty laser to me honestly. What happens if you put a regular dvd movie in? Can you play it and also can you play any games on the 360?





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Put a dvd in let it go on turn console off do this once more then put in a game

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