My xbox 360 wont read games, I have to bang on the console to open it and to get it to read, but even then it says reading, makes a scratching noise, then eventualy says open tray, my warrenty is voided how do I fix it?
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Xbox 360's disk drive is starting to fail.Knocking on the top of the Xbox (when its on its side) while loading a game cansometimes get it to work, but at some point you will need to have your Xbox repaired by Microsoft or replace it.
The magnetic weight thats mounted on top of the dvd drive on the inside has came loose and jamming the door. Also it wont read the discs if this happens. I repair drive issues in PS3 and 360's with 99% success
If you don't have the tools to open your 360 go to best buy or an
office supply store and get a can of compressed air and blow the dust
out of the dvd drive. If that doesn't work then the lens needs to be
cleaned with a q-tip and alcohol. This has worked for me on numerous
Dude!?! Get an xbox 360 hard drive!!! You can't play older xbox games on a 360 without one!!! Read your manual!!! It tells you this specifically in the manual, which no one ever reads anymore. Then when you insert that game, xbox prompts you to download the backwards compatibility update (XBOX LIVE NEEDED TO DO THIS!!!) and the rest is FULLY AUTOMATIC! Again, when in doubt, READ THE MANUAL!