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I replaced the disc drive, hard drive and the fan and it still wont read video...I put the disc in, it takes the disc and then it sounds like it stops. The blue light in front just stays continuously on...also the fan seems like it is not spinning. What could all this mean?

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Your game console is probibly stuffed up so you will have to get it reapried because there isn't much you can do or maybe the game is wrecked try all your games good luck:) and please rate this solution...

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