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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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Unable to read disk through playing

so i have an original xbox and it has been well taken care of but here recently it is saying unable fo read disc when started or after a while of playing the game stops and says unable to read disc. The problem isnt the disc though as it works perfectly in other original xboxs. I suspect maybe the lens is dirty but i am not exactly sure… should i just replace the disc drive? Should i try and clean the lens? I dont really wanna mess it up so i wanted to here recommendations here first. Thanks

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@oliver023 yes it does sound slike your laser lens is either dirty or your laser is losing some oomph. You can get a commercial CD/DVD lens cleaner at an department store. Give that a try. If it does not change anything, you may have to consider to disassemble your drive and clean the lens or replace the laser. Since there are a few different drives being used, check these guides for a match with your system. Xbox Repair

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