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Error Message Whenever i insert an Xbox 360 game into my Xbox 360 console (new games, old games ALL GAMES) except for original xbox games, dvd or audio discs it comes up with the charming, ironic and humerous message "Please insert this disc into an Xbox 360 console." Despite the fact that it is already in a 360 console. It usually takes between one to ten system resets before the disc is regognised as an actual game. Any solutiouns on how to fix this? Any idea why it does this? This is the second system i have which has done this, and while at moment its minor, im worried it will get to the stage where it wont recognize any 360 media at all.

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Re: Error Message

The dvd drive prolly needs to be replaced. ive had this issue plenty of time before and it sometimes turned out to be the cd its self. the console might not be able to read the cd becuase of some kind of damage, try a dif 360 game.

if that dont work open up the cd and look on the dvd drive there will me a model number of a dvd drive. go to or and find a place that sells brand new or used but working dvd drive and purchase it and add it to the console. this will fix the issue of any reading cd problems.

make sure you purchase the correct dvd drive model

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Re: Error Message

DVD unit is failing. Repair under warranty with M$ or replace dvd unit and learn how to open the unit.

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Re: Error Message

Be sure to wipe clean around inside hole on 360 game disk it has info laser scribed that tells the system what game it is.It might also need a laser adjustment.

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