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Xbox trys to play the game as a dvd, it lets me play every now in then but no longer than a hour and it freezes anyway to fix it my self? Time to time it will show 3 red rings dont know if its related but i think so.

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This is because the sensors on the back of the drive are overheating, the 3 red lights could be because the GPU and the CPU are overheating as well.

Yes you can fix it yourself if you have a good Xbox 360 Repair guide, or you can send it in.

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It is. your scaler chip is damaged or your overheating your xbox. try the towel trick or turn it in for repairs.

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