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Games wont play. Problems with Disk player

When I insert games (even brand new) It starts reading and then says "Open Tray" so I do this and then close it again and get the same thing. After I've done this several times it starts to play the disk and after a couple minutes I get this "To play this disk, insert it into an xbox 360 console. I will put a game in my xbox and it will make a funny noise as and the try to read tha disc for a few seconds and the it will say open tray like there is no disc it also does this to other games and after several tries it will work some game do not work at all though I can open and close the tray as many times as I want and they still won't work, I do not know if the disc reader is messed up or its something else......

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If you don't have the tools to open your 360 go to best buy or an office supply store and get a can of compressed air and blow the dust out of the dvd drive. If that doesn't work then the lens needs to be cleaned with a q-tip and alcohol. This has worked for me on numerous occasions.

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