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My son lifted his xbox 360 with a game inside playing. When he lifted it, the xbox made a strange noise. The xbox then could no longer read the game.

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The disk was scratched when the console was moved.

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NEVER let that happen. What happened is the Disc slid into the console and got corrupted. You are going to have to get a new copy of the disc.
Hope this Helped.

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