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Repair my system says to play this disk put in an xbox 360 console

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Re: repair

Hi shavone, your problem seems a little vague, you may have a laser problem or a faulty DVD drive, Microsoft should replace the console if you are still in the warrantee period. I can't give you a more accurate response as I feel there are not enough details within your post, any other symptoms?

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My Xbox 360 plays DVDs, CDs, when I put a game in it will load and the screen will say XBOX but nothing else happens or it will say to play this disk put it in a Xbox 360 console! How can I fix this!

Your disc may be scratched. Try a disc repair kit. If it's a known working game then there may be a defect with the firmware of the 360 which could require a factory reset of the console.

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How to play xbox games on a new xbox360 slim 4gb

I am assuming you are referring to playing original Xbox games on your new 360. Halo was the only game from the box that you can play directly without needing to download the patch to play but supposed newer systems have the capability to play more directly out of the box.

Other backwards compatable games can be played but you will need a samll patch for each game. The game if playable will automatically attepmt to download the patch from xbox live. So you will need to have your Xbox 360 conected to live or have a patch disk. (which is available via the Xbox Magazine disk or can be downloaded online and burned to a disk)

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My xbox 360, Reads To play this disc put in xbox 360 console! How can i fix it?

I recommend clearing your system cache. To do this go to My Xbox > System Settings > Memory, highlight your storage disk, press Y and select "clear cache." Try to run the disk again. If the Xbox is still failing to properly read the disk I suggest bringing it to a gaming store near you and have them put a new drive in it. This is most definitely a hardware error, and has nothing to do with your disks.

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My xbox 360, has a problem i put in a new clean disk(game) into the xbox . it is a xbox 360 game and every time i put in a new clean disk the xbox says (open tray)

The XBox 360 is a wonderful video game console, however, with heavy usage, the laser (and/or other components in the drive) will eventually burn out.

The first signs of the laser starting to burn out is that your game will start freezing during game play. Eventually the games will stop reading altogether and you will get an "OPEN TRAY" message when you put a disc in and close the tray. What this means is that the XBox 360 thinks that there is no disc in the system.

If you click into the following U.S. based website, you can find more information about this issue, the parts to fix it yourself and you can also send your XBox 360 to them to have it repaired:


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I put a clean xbox 360 game in my console so i can play it while its on and it says put it in a xbox 360 console..... and it is a xbox 360!!!! So what can i do?

common problem with your disk drive you need to clear your cache to do this go to system setting then memory then hover over your hard drive then click y then click clear system cache

Jan 29, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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When i put my disk in and it doesnt read it, is says play dvd and then it says to play this disk put it in a xbox 360 console

your dvd player's lens has gotten old and damaged.Get it repaired.I had this a couple of times,got a new lens installed

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Unfortunately , a new xbox360 game cant be played in a normal xbox (not xbox 360)

The problem is that the new xbox is way different on the inside than the original xbox is. Because it is way more powerful, you can put an old xbox game into a 360, and it will work fine (most of the time), but if you try the reverse there is no way to make it work.

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Says "insert xbox 360 disk only"

common problem, the disks arent clean, clean them with rubbing alcohol, nail poolish, eye glass cleaner. if they are new disks then u were ripped off, go back to place of purchase and tell em.

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Did you try using a cd lens cleaner in the XBox 360 dvd drive? Check the cds that they are not scratched, and you could have your son try the discs in another XBox 360.

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