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Xbox stays on dashboard screen

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I turn my console on. Starts up just fine. The dashboard screen opens up. I open the tray, place Halo 2 in (brand new game), press the button to close, the light blinks a few times, stays solid, and nothing happens. It just stays on the dashboard. It is a used unit purchased on amazon.com. It looks to be in brand new condition.

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  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2007

    mi xbox open the inicial page but don´t open the dashboard

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Have you tried another game on it? To make sure it is not the game.
If you have then your system has a dead laser. I have seen brand new systems with dead lasers. You should return it, or buy a new laser and install it.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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Clean the back and the tray maybe the CD.

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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