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Xbox 360 my xbox 360 will not play my xbox 360 games, but it will play one of my old xbox games and DVD's.what can to fix it?

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Hi,
Get A New DVD drive.
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 )
Also try An Original Or Over 5 gig DVD ( Thats most likely to Be Dual Layer )
Mike @ Compurepair.

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Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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If your Xbox 360 will not play your games this is because of the sensors on the back of the drive overheating it is not normally the laser.

Luckily you can fix this yourself and get back to your games and to do this you need the proven Xbox 360 Repair guide.

Or you can send it in and they will fix it for you the repair will take about 4 weeks.

The DVD issue normally happens as you will find that it can still read DVD's!

You will need to stop the heat to read games.

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If you have a flashed Xbox 360 it could be that the new game has a protection called Wave3.

That protection makes the games to run as a DVD if the speed of the dvd is not 12X.

Because when you got a flashed DVD, your dvd doesn´t play games and dvds at 12X speed.

That makes that wave3 is feeling a higher or lower speed than it should be and blocking it and says Play DVD. Exactly the problem you got.

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Uhh, did you install your old key on the old dvd drive? You kinda need that. What brand/model is your new internal dvd-drive??

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