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I switched disk drive from 360 to 360 and now it wont play dvds someone please help!!

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The issue is with in the swapping. The system inbedded a security code that is only identify by that single xbox360. In order for your system to recongize your disk drive in another xbox360 is if 1. the diskdrive is replica of the one swaped then only the chip under the drive is needed from that system or 2. flashing the disk drive. **BOTH ARE ILLEGAL**

you can manage either one by googling flashing xbox360 diskdrive ______ <--- the type of diskdrive you swaped out.

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