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My xbox says unreadable disc with every game. i took off my hard drive and put my friends on and it still says the same thing.

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  • mill844 Jul 16, 2008

    my xbox 360 says unreadable disc with all games. it just started this today. up till now it has been fine

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Hi

try this links. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/909819

Thanks!!!

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

  • carlos fernandez Jr.
    carlos fernandez Jr. Jul 16, 2008

    This is simple 123



    1. Clean the pick up lens with 100% cotton.

    then you test run, if not reading again proceed to #2

    2. check the flex ribbon wire of the pick up lens, replaced a new one is good!. if not reading again go to #3

    3. Replace the pick up lens...



    This is the 3 step simple method to fix the unreadable disc for xbox



    Thanks!!!

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Dear customer

U have to replace the drive lens


Thank u

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

  • Harrish Mugundhan Jul 16, 2008

    The Xbox 360 console cannot read the disc correctly. This can happen for any of the following reasons:




    The disc is dirty or damaged


    The disc is from a different country or region than the console


    Non-disc issues

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The XBOX systems depending on the one you bought has one of 3 possible DVD Drives in the system. Thomson, Phillps and Toshiba. The Thomson drive is one of the worst drives to have as it has a high rate of failure. It could be the possibility of your DVD Drive is starting to fail or having problems with some games.

The other possibility is that your XBOX is starting to overheat which can cause problems reading discs.

Lastly, it could simply be there may be a problem on the disc your XBOX picks up and your brother's doesnt. Try cleaning your disc in a circular motion or cleaning with a non-abrassive cloth from the inside of the disc outward.

If the problem persists, find out about having your XBOX serviced.

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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    Anand Kumar Jul 19, 2008

    PLease use this link:

    http://pdftown.com/pdf-ebook/Getting-the...

    Good luck....

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If the disc works on other machines its your disc drive

if you got warranty USE IT,
or you can trade it in and get a 360, one realese of the xbox had a hardware issue (disc drive) which microsoft replaces's you can contact microsoft to see in you fall in this catagory..

if not repairs are straight foward,
1.) open the xbox up
2.) remove the disc drive
3.) purchase a replacement
4.) put it in
5.) thats it

the drive is held in place by some screwas and a cable.. It wont take brain surgery to replace it

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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Please try cleaning your lens.

that may help you

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

  • dewan nafees ahmed Jul 16, 2008

    since the tracks are very small and needs fine laser to be shot over the disc to read the disc

    and thus very small dust particles will cause the lens unable to read the disc.


  • dewan nafees ahmed Jul 16, 2008

    please dont forget to accept the solution if you are OK with it.

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