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So my xbox 360 doesnt want to read the games what should i do?

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There are 3 possibilities here. First being that your game discs may be badly scratched or damaged and thus prevents the console from reading the data on the disc. This is so because the lens of the console is very sensitive to scratches and glitches on discs that are inserted. If this is the problem, you have to clean the surface of the disc with a soft lintless cloth and that should do it. Secondly, it could be a fault from your lens. Your lens might be dirty or might be broken. You should try to get a lens cleaner kit and run it in your console to see if this helps the situation but if it doesnt, that could mean a broken lens that needs replacement. Lastly, the console is usually specific to the type of discs it plays. For example. A disc that is marked for an asian region is most likely not to work on a console that was designed for a european region and if that is the case, you have to go through your console's manual for more info on how to solve this. Hope this helped you? Please rate

Posted on Dec 08, 2010


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SOURCE: My xbox 360 won't read games. i put in disks just says open tray

The scaner is probobly brocken but you can fix it

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SOURCE: My xbox 360 isn't reading the games

Laser is weak , needs new laser
or one of the two motors in
the drive is dead, needs new drive
If you need to replace the drive
you will have to remove the old drives P.C.B
a instal in the new drive.

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SOURCE: xbox 360 reads open tray and doesn't show game

Just keep closing and opening the tray, sooner or later it should read the disk.

Posted on Dec 05, 2009


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SOURCE: xbox 360 will only read dvds shows reading dvd

This means the DVD key went bad. If you flashed your firmware or have a jtag, this is an easy fix, but otherwise I would check craigslist or call Microsoft

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

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