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360 problem my 360 has recently stopped loading all my games except for PGR3. keeps telling me to play the game i must put the disk into an xbox 360. the games work fine on my friends 360 so dont think it's the disks. any help please.

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  • kris9128 May 05, 2008

    wich lable do you mean mate. bit new to 360

  • kris9128 May 05, 2008

    thank you mate. will get it looked at asap. still loads pgr3 first time tho,

  • kris9128 May 05, 2008

    warranty has expired, unfortunatly. it plays dvd's just fine and will load PGR3 first time. have tried lens cleaner but no difference.

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This message comes up when the console identifies a game DVD as a movie DVD. You will see the same message if you put your game DVD into a standard DVD player.

Most people have been having their consoles replaced for this issue, hopefully yours is under warranty, you should get in contact with Microsoft.

Check out these two threads on the subject: http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=430397
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You might want to try using a lens cleaner first before you decide to get the lens replace. If the lens cleaner does not work it will be time to replace the laser lens, it might not be a DIY.
Let me know if you need further assistance.

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Hi,

"insert DVD in a 360" problem - the laser is shot and so the drive needs replacing. I strongly sugggest you to get it repaired or just replace it if it is still under warranty.

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Can you please tell us the label of the disc..

& we may know if this problem happen on all the games you played..?

thank you

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