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I was playing my xbox and it froze now the green power light is flashing and the disc tray wont open is this something i can fix myself or will i need to send it away to be fixed.

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This is a drive error , The console thinks the drive is half open/
or closed . Or the drive board has a error and your console
can't identify it or find it . There are several possibility so it's
hard to say with out testing it. Yes you will have to send
it in to Microsoft for this specific type of drive error since
they have the tool to restore recode corrupt drive errors.
And a repair shop could make maters worse .So in this
rare instance I recommend you send it to Microsoft.

Also do you here the drive motor when you press eject?
Try turning off your console and then press eject and see
if that turn your console back on .

I'll give it some thought.

Rob

Posted on Sep 08, 2010

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