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Help: Put 360 games in console, wont load says "put in xbox 360" no red lights?

I am hoping one of you can help me due to the fact its almost Xmas and I'm about to give my kid 3 new games for a system that isnt working...I bought my 360 about 7 months ago and it worked great. About 3 months in i would put a game in the tray and periodically after attempting to load, a screen would come up saying "to play game put in xbox 360 console". For a time, it would resolve itself once i restarted the system. Now it does it constantly or it wont read the game at all. The strange thing is that there are no red failure lights and it still reads DVDs perfectly as well as Xbox live games on the hard drive. Thinking it was the disk, Ive tried multiple games all with the same result. The person I spoke to at customer support was unhelpful but managed to tell me to send it in. Has anyone else had this problem with the 360?. Are there any in-home fixes?

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  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2007

    Im having same problem, I put the game in and it gives me the same message "to play game put in xbox 360 console". once i restart my xbox, and the blade menu was brought up is said " Play DVD". Playing DVD's works fine, buit it doesnt recognize the games anymore. I thought i would try something. i went to last blade where you get memory, initial setup, display etc... I went to in to Memory, then pressed Y then typed in XX LB RB XX which gets rid of all th eupdates. then went to Initial setup and restored everything to xbox orriginal form. i left my game inside the drive and restarted the system. the Game was recognized and i played for hours. Once i turned it off i thought ill double check if it still works and.... it didnt i followed same steps over and still nothing. right now i dont know what to do, I need help my self. I reaserching everywhere to find a solution.

  • Momma Riz Jan 23, 2008

    i have the same problem it wont read disc an there's nothing wrong when i put a music CD in it just wont play dvds or games if anyone could help let me know.

  • Anonymous Jul 13, 2008

    I am hoping one of you can help me due to the fact its almost Xmas and I'm about to give my kid 3 new games for a system that isnt working...I bought my 360 about 7 months ago and it worked great. About 3 months in i would put a game in the tray and periodically after attempting to load, a screen would come up saying "to play game put in xbox 360 console". For a time, it would resolve itself once i restarted the system. Now it does it constantly or it wont read the game at all. The strange thing is that there are no red failure lights and it still reads DVDs perfectly as well as Xbox live games on the hard drive. Thinking it was the disk, Ive tried multiple games all with the same result. The person I spoke to at customer support was unhelpful but managed to tell me to send it in. Has anyone else had this problem with the 360?. Are there any in-home fixes?

  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    i put in a disc it reads makes funny noise then says put disc in a xbox 360 console?????????????? please reply how to fix

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Ok I had the same problem try this if this doesn't solve your problem call Microsoft.

First, Unplug everything including harddrive.

Next, Wait thirty seconds.

Then, Plug everything even harddrive.

Finally, Try it out see if it works. If it doesn't call Microsoft.


1800-4MYXBOX / 1800-4699869

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