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My xbox only reads my game as a DVD and the game wont play

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UMM it does it to me some times aswell but all you need to do is open the disk tray and close it again with the disk in or clean the disk then put it back in and if that doesn't work then turn the console off then back on and if that doesent work then the disk might be faulty.

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