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My xbox 360 keeps on restarting by itself

I have a problem with my xbox 360. Whenever I try to load up the console and start playing games, it would restarts by itself. Upon restarting, It just go to the dashboard and the dvd tray won't eject anymore and the power button just keeps on flashing as if you were ejecting the dvd tray. What seems to be the problem of my console. It also displays on the dashboard that the dvd is an unplayable disc. Thanks a many

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  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2008

    exactly whats happening to me



  • NuVanDibe Nov 03, 2008

    disc drive won't eject... when i try pressing the eject button, it says "opening" and then immediately says "close tray." pressing it again yields "closing" and then immediately it switches to "reading." after several moments, it says "unplayable disc."

    there's no disc in the drive. there used to be, but i took it out using the manual eject.


  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    this sucks i just got this xbox 360 yesterday and it has already had this problem... sounds like everyone is saying the same thing and it is prob the disk drive... bad luck for us i guess... someone please find a solution



  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    this is so annoying plus the fact my open tray button is jammed completely

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    bloody hell yea i feel you.

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2009

    I have the same prob dude. ANyone help

  • Anonymous May 16, 2009

    If you have console with toshiba samsung dvd it is overheat!
    I put my xbox into storage
    Now I want PS3

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I have a problem with my xbox 360. Whenever I try to load up the
console and start playing games, it would restarts by itself. Upon
restarting, It just go to the dashboard and the dvd tray won't eject
anymore and the power button just keeps on flashing as if you were
ejecting the dvd tray. What seems to be the problem of my console. It
also displays on the dashboard that the dvd is an unplayable disc.
Thanks a many

Posted on Dec 04, 2010

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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. I HAVE FOUND THE CURE TO THIS PROBLEM. BUT ONLY DO THIS IF YOU NO LONGER HAVE A WARRENTY OR IF YOU JUST DONT WANT TO SEND YOUR XBOX AWAY. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvLnU-pNyYw this video gives the solution that works on only a certain type of dvd drive. But for people like me who have the Samsung dvd drive it is a different amount of rotations of the screw. I just did 4 and 1/2 rotations instead of 6 or seven. And if this does not work just keep on playing around with those screws and you will eventually fix your exbox perminatly. And if you want to know how to open up your xbox360 just go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uj2A7mGGjuY I sincerly hope this helps for i know how *** it is to have a 360 that is just sitting there. lol good luck!!!

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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Lol girl and boys easy the way i fix may xbox.
trun on my xbox then at the xboxdashboard go to the far reght and then go dowb to the very bottom of the page then rest ur xbox again done.
tys for time

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

Likc ym ****

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

I have the same problem.


Its so terrible.......

Posted on May 02, 2008

Lol

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Ok i have the same problem with my xbox looks like the only solution that might help is to open up the xbox and then clean out the metal peices that make the tray slide in and out it worked 4 me kinda.U just have to let it cool down a lot before u ply and leave ur xbox opened that is wat i do and it kinda prevents it from overheating so fast i also have a century duster with me that is like a c02 can every 10mins i spray my xbox with it to help it stay cool wells hope this helps u.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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Big problem with xbox 360's are the chips on the main board getting bad contacts. This is what the 3 red light problem basically is.

When the contacts start going bad you will have all sorts of different problems, see http://fix-your-xbox-360.blogspot.com/ for more troubleshooting

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