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My xbox 360 wont read games, cds, or movies it will say reading but then go back to open tray What should i do and how?

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It's either the laser going back too far to see the disk but dont drop it. Can also be bad laser.

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If its under warranty send it back! If not - Hold it front panel facing the floor (carpet surface) and drop it from a distance of six inches, this just worked for me!

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