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Xbox 360 E 65 Error

My xbox elite is showing the e 65 error I called xbox and they are setting up my repair order but I just noticed that I dont have the microsoft stcker when I took off the faceplate what will happen? Can I fix that error myself Ive never modded the 360 but I did buy it used.

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  • St3v3T Jun 02, 2008

    As far as I know no but if Im getting that message does it mean it is?

  • St3v3T Jun 03, 2008

    Thanks for all the help what I did was stick a paper clip in ejected it manually and it started to work. But now my HDMI wont work????

  • Anonymous May 17, 2009

    same thing E 65 with one red light in the bottom right side.


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I take it the drive is modded then?


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    xCAUSALITYx Jun 03, 2008


    No because the error E65 just means that the DVD drive timed out, meaning it didn't respond in time when it was asked to do so.

    Seeing as your not sending it off to MS then I would suggest opening up the case and checking that all the cables from the DVD drive are in place, if they are then you could replace them as they might be faulty, however if after all that it still doesn't rectify the problem then it is either the mainboard or DVD drive, more that likely the DVD drive.

    If you have the original DVD drive key you might be able to correct this, but if you can't then the mainboard and the DVD drive would need to be replaced as the mainboard stores a unique key for the DVD drive on it and they need to match so you can't just put another DVD drive in its place.



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