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XBox 360 Exbox will not read games. It will play cd..

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  • MJ051703 Nov 07, 2007

    Exbos will not read games

  • bard28 Nov 07, 2007

    The 360 will state "place disk in an XBOX 360 console". The console will play DVD's and CD's always.

  • Xbox 360 MoM Nov 16, 2007

    Xbox 360 plays dvd's and cd's, but when you place a game in the tray it says, " Please place this game in an Xbox 360 Console. It will not play brand new games either.

  • strtch Jan 07, 2008

    When i put a game in the 360 it will often come up 'please put this disc in an Xbox 360 console' in about 10 different languages. other times it will not load the game but just go to the 'desktop' straight away when the console is turned on, even if there is a game in there. If i keep trying for a while to get it going, by opening and closing the disc tray or turning the xbox on and off it usually works after a while.

  • liban 2k9 Mar 29, 2009

    the xbox 360 game when i put it in just says like you know how it loads the disk right then it will go back to open tray??? but sometimes if i mess on with it like turn it upside down and just knock on it a little it works occasionly it only happened after i got my cod 5 fixed after that had disk reading promblems



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I have the same problem but i just bought a brand new xbox 360 dvd rom and i get the same thing and my old drive just says unreadable disk.....and the game halo 3 is brand new..... you think it could be the motherboard? i hope not

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Could be a dirty lens in the DVD unit. Try cleaning it.

The DVD uses 2 pick ups one for DVD's and a different lens for CD's
The pick up may be going bad and will need replacement

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