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My x-box 360 wont read its disks

All that comes up is words telling me to put the disk in then the same thing in differnt laguges the red rings of death has only come up once what should i do

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It dos not matter how many time the red ring of death comes up if it comes up once there is something wrong with the X-BO. Try a tech support organization.
Make sure you are putting the game and the right way.
Make sure the disk isn't scratched.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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