DVD drive having problems reading discs.

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Games & Content' started by zero1221, Jan 2, 2010.

  1. zero1221
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    zero1221 Advanced Member

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    My Xbox 360's dvd drive refuses to read any disc. It spins the disc a couple of times then says the drive is empty.

    How do I figure out what is wrong with it? Is it better to just buy a new one and transfer whatever digital thing I need
    to transfer to the new one for it to work?

    Model Number: DG-16D2S
     
  2. tonybologna

    tonybologna GO VOLS!

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    What is your brand of media? That can play a role too. If all of your previously working discs don't work then it probably is your drive.
     
  3. Elritha

    Elritha GBAtemp Addict

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    If retail games aren't working, then yes, you will probably have to replace it. Have you tried cleaning the lens?

    To replace the drive you'll have to spoof your key from the old one onto another.
     
  4. zero1221
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    zero1221 Advanced Member

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    Thought as much and yeah I tried cleaning the lens which didn't do anything.

    Thanks for the help and info.