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The original Xbox is Microsoft's first widely popular video gaming system. It has an easily identifiable black case with 'XBOX' emblazoned on the top and front. Repair is easy with common tools.

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Xbox not reading any discs. Is asking to open tray

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mel, what Xbox are we talking about:-)

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original xbox. I think you need to replace part number: X00603-006

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You most likely have a bad "eye", otherwise known as the laser lens or reader. Unfortunately, XBox optical drives are "married" to the motherboard, so you cannot simply replace the drive with another. I invented a workaround though... If you can find an old XBox with a good optical disc drive; you can remove the "eye" or laser lens and swap it with the one in your XBox. This leaves the coded optical disc drive hardware in your XBox so it will operate just fine. Heaven forbid Microsoft letting you simply replace an optical drive.

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I am trying to fix this problem with my Grand son's Xbox it is the old original B version it will not read game disks or any disk I have followed the procedure on u tube to remove and clean the lazer but I still get the same message to insert an autherised game disk or CD then it said to open the drive.

my drive is a Toshiba samsung SDG-605 model where can I get a new lazer asembley that would work

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