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X-box not reading disc

When I put in a game, the game does not automatically play, it just says open tray. I tried to open the tray and blow inside but that didn't help, I switched the game and cleaned all my discs but that also didn't help.

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Try use a cd cleaner. The laser might be weak as well. You can get a laser replacement from Ebay for $10-15.

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XBOX 360 WILL NOT READ DISC SAYS OPEN TRAY


eject the game from the cd console if in the drive make sure your xbox is on warm it up take the disc if it is dirty run under warm water all over the silver side of the disc till dirt and debris gets completely removed after still holding the disc turn off the water and use scott SCOTT brand toilet paper the straight kind and use about four sheets to dry the disc or use a blow dryer, not preffered prefreably scot toilet paper after the disc is dry and warm very dry take your clean index finger and remove the rest of the debris off the disc and when the xbox says open tray let it say close tray close it see if it says read the disc if it says read the disc then it is not your laser or the laser needs to be blowed off with an air gun or compressed air. Get it to say close tray and itll close it self, wait ten seconds turn off the xbox turn it back on and go to my xbox mash play wait for it to read the disc. THE DISC WILL NOT WORK IF IT IS DIRTY I reccomend running it under warm water (let dry on both sides while still holding it properly) use a non scratch cloth to clean the disc preferablly scott toilet paper the smooth kind, after it is dry put the disc in the console if youve tried the disc try a brand new disc it might definately work after it says read if it says play the game then its the disc. If nothing happens like it dont say reading disc then your laser is cracked corrupted, or it has debris on it or is wett. Dont let your laser head get wet because i told you to run it under water make sure the disc is dry and completly free of scratches and smudges. WASH THE DISC WITHOUT SCRATCHING IT. Dont put a wet disc in your x box. Mash the hard drive button down and release mash reset to recycle the xbox green lights. Remove all the cords fromt the xbox wait two weeks or shorter, I waited a month or more before i played my game and it worked after I cleaned it twice one time and a month later i cleaned it without soap and used luke warm water.Remember Open tray, press buttom close tray closing automatically should say read reading reading disc then play if does not read the disc then its your laser. If its your laser and you are sure its your laser do not remove the hardrive or any screws they can tell youve botherd it because that will void your warranty. go to www.xbox.com/support its a pdf file print shipping label follow the steps to repair.

on Jun 13, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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I put a x-box 360 game in the disc tray and it reads and then after that my x-box 360 says open tray. what should i do to fix this reading problem?


take and open the tray then blow inside hard Some time i use (AIR IN A CAN) to clean out that will do it


Let me know if this help

Jan 02, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console

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I Played COD Black Ops Two Days Ago And Now I'm Getting This Open Tray Error.. I Tired Blowing In It, Cleaning the Brand New Disc off It Reads It Sometimes and Then Says Open Tray... Help Me


I have the same preoblem with my 360. Try to take the disk out and power off the console. power it back on and let it start up without the disc inside. After this turn it off and restart the console. Put the disc in and it should start.

Its a problem with the sensor in the DVD drive of the console. You warranty may still cover it so if it continues I would call Microsoft at 188-4-my-xbox.

Dec 29, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Won't read the disc.


You can check the Open Tray error troubleshooting tip i have put on FixYa, check the link here

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The xbox 360 elites keeps on saying open tray when trying to play


1, the disc may be dirty
2. the mian reason for this your xbox drive cannot read the disc , because the power of the lens is gone(not completely) ,

solution:

1. keep your disc inside the drive and switch off the console, again swith on try this 2 to 3 time
2. keep the console in vertical position or little slanding position(180 dg) make sure it does not fall

3. its better to buy hatddisc and load the game inside it , so that u lens life increased

4. change the entire drive

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it could be that u got **** like food in your x box360 open it up and clean it out put it back to gether and try it if this dose not work tell me at alexswierenga@yahoo.com ty

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XBox 360 disc tray open


i have the same problem i called xbox and they said that it needs a new disk drive and it would be 100.00 so if you want it fixed youll nedd to call 18004myxbox and they will give you all the info on were to send it or for 100.00 more you can buy a new one like i did

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Will not play any disc


try to clean the lens in ur x box by buying a can dust remover or you could buy a dvd eye cleaner the wierd sound in just ur x box stalling on the game cause it cant read it

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X Box 360 Won't even attempt to read disc


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