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Message "To play game put game in xbox 360 console"

I bought my son the xbox 360 from a pawn shop 45 days ago and of course the warranty was only for 30 days. When he puts a game disc in to play it says it is reading and then screen goes white and a message in several differnet lanuages say.."To play game put game in XBOX 360 console" What is the problem and how can I fix it. I already took the console apart and blew can air at the lens.

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Re: Message "To play game put game in xbox 360 console"

Pick up in the DVD is bad or weak and will need replacing.
Or replace the whole DVD unit.

Make sure the disks are clean and not too scratched up

Check here for more things to try

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Re: Message "To play game put game in xbox 360 console"

The dvd drive prolly needs to be replaced. ive had this issue plenty of time before and it sometimes turned out to be the cd its self. the console might not be able to read the cd becuase of some kind of damage, try a dif 360 game.

if that dont work open up the cd and look on the dvd drive there will me a model number of a dvd drive. go to or and find a place that sells brand new or used but working dvd drive and purchase it and add it to the console. this will fix the issue of any reading cd problems.

make sure you purchase the correct dvd drive model

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Re: Message "To play game put game in xbox 360 console"

The solution to fix this error is to do the following you have to flash your dvd rom either to a new updated firmware or back to its original firmware

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