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My son has an xbox 360 lite and has currently got a problem with it in terms of it taking a long time to load games. could this be down to the lens sensor head needing cleaning

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It could be that the hard drive doesn't have enough free space on it, which would cause it to run slower than usual. Try cleaning up some free space on the hard drive by deleting save files, downloadable content, or media that you don't need any more. (To delete things from the hard drive, on the Xbox 360 go to System Settings > Memory > Select your hard drive (HDD) and begin selecting items to either delete OR copy/move to a USB storage device) Just for good measure, I would try to clean the lens also. If this doesn't speed things up, it could be a hardware issue. If you're still under warranty, you could give Microsoft a call, and possibly send it in for repairs.

Here's a link to go to the Xbox support page: http://support.xbox.com/en-us/Pages/default.aspx

Good luck!

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