Xbox owner. Little help, please

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Shivvy, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    328,125
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    166,268
    Likes Received:
    99,676
    when i put the game in, it tries to read the game and then says "open tray"

    if i put the game in and tap the top of the xbox a few times, it will kick in and start spinning and reading the disc.

    any suggestions other than telling me to get a new xbox?
     
  2. h5htyt76757j

    h5htyt76757j Chyea Chyea Banned User

    Reputations:
    6
    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2011
    Messages:
    34,776
    Likes Received:
    1,354
    google
     
  3. BleedingGums

    BleedingGums Fesh Fox Faggot 2010 OG VIP

    Reputations:
    39,909
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2010
    Messages:
    44,824
    Likes Received:
    8,728
    cha'yall
     
  4. h5htyt76757j

    h5htyt76757j Chyea Chyea Banned User

    Reputations:
    6
    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2011
    Messages:
    34,776
    Likes Received:
    1,354
    linkedIn
     
  5. fenderbaum

    fenderbaum Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,563
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    22,520
    Likes Received:
    46
    Sorry shiv, since there is no reset on them that I am aware of the only suggestion I have is to call tech support.
     
  6. MONK

    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

    Reputations:
    1,892
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2010
    Messages:
    19,347
    Likes Received:
    4,139
    Press A,A,Up,Right,Right,Down,B,Left.

    Twice.
     
  7. BleedingGums

    BleedingGums Fesh Fox Faggot 2010 OG VIP

    Reputations:
    39,909
    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2010
    Messages:
    44,824
    Likes Received:
    8,728
    :rolleye:
     
  8. fenderbaum

    fenderbaum Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,563
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    22,520
    Likes Received:
    46
    Is that the code for Contra on Nintendo?
     
  9. MONK

    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

    Reputations:
    1,892
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2010
    Messages:
    19,347
    Likes Received:
    4,139
    :hhh:
     
  10. Motoflou

    Motoflou New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    3,012
    Likes Received:
    0
    That's bad news, brutha. It's happened to me a few times.

    From my experience, this is the early sign of the "red ring of death."

    Eventually, it will stop playing games all together. You'll have to send it back to Microsoft for repairs. I've sent mine back three times over the years.

    Sorry. :(
     
  11. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    328,125
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    166,268
    Likes Received:
    99,676
    damn. this is the answer i didnt want
     
  12. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head Darth Taterâ„¢ 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    205,086
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2010
    Messages:
    82,876
    Likes Received:
    37,669
    No, its fucking NOT! :cuss: That was Up, up, down, down left, right, left, right, b, a, start. Mother fuckers! :grouch:
     
  13. Billy Brown

    Billy Brown Suck my dick from the back VIP

    Reputations:
    15,196
    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2011
    Messages:
    41,875
    Likes Received:
    7,734
    If tapping it works what is the problem?
     
  14. banksy

    banksy It's summertime VIP

    Reputations:
    17,779
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    82,553
    Likes Received:
    12,196
    unplug FROM OUTLET (not just back of unit) and let sit for 5 mins. srs no homo :D
     
  15. fenderbaum

    fenderbaum Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,563
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    22,520
    Likes Received:
    46
    Just wait, unless it is new, the new xBox should be coming out soon.
     
  16. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    328,125
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    166,268
    Likes Received:
    99,676
    cuz every time i turn it on i have to tap it more and more.
     
  17. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    328,125
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    166,268
    Likes Received:
    99,676
    2013 isnt soon enough and its gonna be like $700.

    i got a wife and 2 kids. gotta justify why im spending almost a grand on a video game system
     
  18. Billy Brown

    Billy Brown Suck my dick from the back VIP

    Reputations:
    15,196
    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2011
    Messages:
    41,875
    Likes Received:
    7,734
    up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, B, A,
     
  19. fenderbaum

    fenderbaum Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,563
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    22,520
    Likes Received:
    46
    Oh, I thought it was due out this year? I hear you regarding the cost. Smart man, and a good provider you are Shiv.
     
  20. Colon Cowboy

    Colon Cowboy Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    6,644
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    2,713
    Likes Received:
    1,888
    I'm on my 4th Xbox and it does sound like early red ring of death....if its just that one game its just scratched...take it to a local cd repair shop....i usually take it to some dude at my local swap meet and he buffers the disc to remove the scratches...hope this helps....