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On my xbox, when i put a game in it keeps saying reading then it just opens the tray again, why is that

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The usually occurs when the optical assembly cannot pick up the disk completely. It tried to read the disk but after a while it thinks that it might be something else such as obstruction or improperly inserted disk and then ejects the tray. You can try and purchase a lens cleaning disk or canned air, something to remove the dust or anything blocking some of the laser light getting through, this should be all you need.

Posted on May 09, 2010

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