Hi, i have few xbox 360 and all the dvd drive was broken and i have the replacement, but i dont know how, i tried to replace one system and it did not work, someone told me that i have to re-flash the dvd drive, but how? can anybody pls help me, or give me a instruction on how to re-flash the dvd drive and make it work.
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It sounds like a DVD drive error. When the center light inside the "ring of light" blinks rapidly it thinks the DVD drive is either open or not connected. You can buy a new DVD drive off Ebay for a decent price or take it to a professional shop. When changing the DVD drive you have to also put the original PCB from the old drive onto the new one or it will not play games. It will play DVD's all day but no games. There is a bit of soldering involved. If your not confident you can make the repair check out this site for help. www.jbgaming.com they do good work and are very reasonable.
Disconnect all cables from the Xbox 360 and remove the
faceplate from the front of the console. Lift the plastic tabs on the
outer shell and remove the plastic casing from the machine. Unscrew the
Torx size 7 screws and lift open the metal cover. Unplug both the power
and SATA cables from the rear of the DVD drive and lift it out of the
it with the new DVD drive, and connect the power cable to the unit.
Connect your SATA cable to the DVD drive and a free SATA port on your
computer.Turn on your computer and open a web browser. Download
JungleFlasher and run the program. As of September 2010, JungleFlasher
is the most stable and up-to-date flashing program for Xbox 360, and it
is also the only program capable of flashing Xbox 360 drives from within
Windows (earlier programs used MS-DOS). Click "Flash .BIN to DVD" in
the program's main menu and select your Xbox 360's DVD drive. The
program will flash the new DVD drive for use with your Xbox 360
console.Turn off the computer once the flashing process is complete
and disconnect your SATA cable from the DVD drive and your PC. Reconnect
the Xbox 360 SATA cable to the new DVD drive, then close the metal
cover on the console. Rescrew the Torx size 7 screws and replace the
outer plastic shell on the Xbox 360. Return the faceplate to its
original position then reconnect all external cables and accessories to
the console. Power on the Xbox 360 and the replacement DVD drive will
Buy a new laser specifically for the brand of dvd drive, like phillips, hitachi, ect... only, the laser, if you purchase the whole dvd drive, then you have to flash it and all...too complicated. just the laser assembly and reinstall and enjoy.
the x clamp fix is for heat issues...this is a dvd drive issue...you may need to replace your dvd drive...but you cant just swap them out...you have to transfer your original PCB board from your broken drive to the new drive or it WILL NOT WORK....the dvd drive and motherboard are paired by a key...the keys for both have to be the same...you need to find out which drive you have...the BenQ is a pain unless you know how to flash the drive to get the key and transfer it to the new one...otherwise it means a soldering iron and some tiny little wires and some patience...there are tutorials and changing dvd drives...just google it
you just need to replace your dvd drive in your 360 thats all. If you dont know how to replace the dvd drive You can send your broken xbox 360 to my shop Fixit repair service and I can send you a refurbished xbox 360 system for $80 and one year warranty here is the number 206-271-0529
to play copied dvd's ( i think thats what you typed ), you will need to do a few things, including taking your xbox apart, and connecting it to your computer. You will also need to flash your dvd drive.
Quick NEED list:
1. SATA Cable 2. SATA Card 3. torx screw driver 4. torx 8 and 10 bits 5. Flash / Pen drive (USB)
To do this, your computer has to have some kind of SATA port. You can buy a SATA card for $25.00 at your local computer hardware store. Also make sure you pick up at least an 18 inch SATA cable. Now once you have both of these, then you will have to take your x-box apart.
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you flushed it wrong, they told that if you replace your dvd drive without or wrong flush the system, the system will no longer accept that dvd drive. Unfortunately I dont know how to flush the xbox. You need to look for website that teach or know how to flush the xbox before you connect your new dvd drive.