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X-Box Every time we put a game into the system It say's to put the DVD movie playback kit into the system

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Rats. Sorry to hear that. You've got a bad DVD drive. If it's under warranty still just get your serial number off the back and call 1-800-4MY-XBOX for repair or replacement.

This is a common problem and some people even choose to replace the DVD drive to reduce the noise while the console is operating.

Here's a link to help identify what drive you have in your console now:

Here's another user's story of how he solved a similar problem:

Here's a place to buy a replacement drive:

And lastly here's a tutorial with more details:

Posted on Dec 19, 2007

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I lost may xbox playback kit remote control what can i use as an alternative


You can use your Xbox controller as a remote control to watch media.
Here are the actions for each button:

To... Press... Play or pause Note If the DVD is bookmarked, it will start playing automatically where it was stopped the last time you viewed it. START Skip back one chapter LB
A, then select skip back Skip forward one chapter RB
A, then select skip forward Fast forward RT Rewind LT Page up through a list of items. RT Page down through a list of items. LT Open the on-screen display for more advanced playback controls. X, Y


May 02, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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I have a PS2 Slim and it won't read discs. Every time I put a disc in it won't spin it will just go to the screen that says browser and system configuration. Please help me!!


1. DVD has lots of scratches
2. Regional Settings
3. Incorrect DVD settings for PS2
4. No/Incorrect Disc


1. Clean your discs well and avoid incurring scratches. Place it in
its box after use.
2. DVDs have encoding. They are encoded by regions. Thus, you cannot
play region 2 DVDs on a US Playstation mainly because the US
Playstation 2 can only read DVD that are encoded in Region 1 or
those DVDs that are encoded for all regions. Again, US PS2 are
region 1 capable. Japanese PS2s are Region 2 Capable.
3. There are a number of settings for the DVD playback of your
PS2. First is the rating of the DVD. If you want to watch a
rated R movie, make sure your PS2 allows viewing of R movies.
You'll be setting this during the first time that you'll be
watching a DVD. It's just the same as real theaters. It is also
protected with password so you need the person who set it up
the first time in order to bypass the rating settings.
4. Put in a DVD first and make sure that it is a Movie. And,
check #2.

Nov 22, 2010 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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My moded playstation 2 scph-90004 can't play 4.7gb dvd movies?

Depending on what modchip you used, sometimes DVD Playback can be lost, you need to ensure that your modchip supports DVD playback but there is a way around this, now that you have a modded system you can run arbitrary code and .elfs, just google "Free MCBoot for ps2 slim", after its setup download the media player for ps2 burnt it on a cd rom or put it on a pendrive and run it, Hope this helps...

Oct 27, 2010 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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Trouble playing games

Some of your games or movies may have problems playing due to 2 issues.

1.> dirty / scratched cd or dvd : Clean each cd with alcohol to clean up any smudges. If the cd / dvd is badly scratched then most electronic & music stores sell a rubbing compound that can be used to buff out mild scratches.

2.> Dirty laser head. : Music & electronic stores sell a special dvd laser cleaning kit, usually around 20$ that should do the trick.

Remember always clean your cd / dvd's before you put them into your machine and always put them back in the case.

As far as hacks go, that will void your warrenty and generally is not a good idea, most hacks are firmware changes that once made can kill the ability to play some games or worse brick your system.

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Oct 05, 2009 | Video Game Consoles

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Blu ray movies on PS3 - Black and White.

look through the system settings for anything that has to do with movie playback options

Jul 31, 2009 | Sony PS3 40GB Best Sellers Bundle Console

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Won't play a dvd

Go to a local video game store, i.e. GameStop or Best Buy and see if you can pick one of these up. I don't know who carries them new anymore, but GameStop or some used game store should have them. I think they run about $15 new or $10 used. I keep mine plugged into the 4th controller port so I never have to take it out. It'll work just fine once it's in there.

Oct 04, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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During DVD movie playback, screen goes black periodically

it could be that the disc is and ordinary dvd disc and cannot stand the capability with a high def tv because i have the same problem and when 1 put a bluray disc in its fine

Mar 10, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Me again still same problem dvd discs won't read properly?

You are trying to play dvd's? Then you will need the remote sensor plugged in to the box before it plays movies. IT's called a xbox dvd movie playback kit. Part # x08-25387

Dec 08, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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XBOX ( not a 360 )

What are you trying to play, DVD movie or a Xbox game?

Nov 10, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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