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Plays dvd but not games

I replaced the drive but now it plays dvd but not games
any suggestions?

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When you replaced the DVD drive did you swap the circuit board (on the bottom of the DVD drive when you open it up).

Every DVD drive is "paired" with the Xbox 360, so you need to open up the DVD drives, and swap the green circuit boards on the bottom of the DVD drives. Should work after this.

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The only solution is usually to return your Xbox to microsoft Free of charge, which will be either repaired/replaced and sent back to you.

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I,d suggest That Your Laser is,nt kicking up the required Voltage To read The dual-Layers ?
X-Box games Are single Layer DVD. 360s Are Dual Layer ( DL )
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