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Xbox 360 Can't Read Disks

I just got a 360 and when I put on a game it says at first reading then it says insert disk

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  • lakers54 Jul 10, 2008

    yeah

  • RobertBlack Oct 01, 2008

    I insert any game, video, or cd into my xbox game tray and it will try and load it for a second, make two buzzing sounds like it's spinning the disk and then say "open tray" as if there is no cd in the tray at all. I am able to still watch and play games and movies but it requires me to beat on the top of the xbox for a spell and wait for it to finally recognize that there really is a disk in the system.

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What I did was try inserting every game I had. Games have updates built into them, and if it was in the middle of an update and the power is turned off, then you need to complete that update before it will read any game discs. By inserting all your games it
you will find the the one you need and the update will complete by itself and your xbox will be fixed.

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For those with no warranty i may have a solution... twice now in 2 years of owning my 360 i would insert game and it would read then say open tray... i took my 360 apart and with alcohol n q-tip cleaned the laser. Both times i've done this it has worked, so before u buy a new x-box... it may be worth a shot.

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Other than working on your own xbox360 and voiding the warranty call 1-800-4my-xbox and walk through the situation with them. They will tell you that, "your system is broken and needs to be repaired," SUPRISE! didn't see that coming. Then they will have you ship it to them where they will fix and return the system back to you. Warranty still good.

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On all games it does that?

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Burned laser, replace the laser and you're good to go. new laser cost about $15
Note: does require to use a soldering iron to install the new laser.

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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