Step 2: Fix 2: Blow some air into the power cords/spaces

Fix 2: what you'll want to do for this is turn off your xbox, remove the power cord from the xbox and blow some air into the the part of the cord that goes into the xbox and then blow some air into the part of the xbox where the cord goes.
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&quot; Unrecognized disc / open tray &quot; solved!!!<br> All you do is this; <br>-when the disc drive close's with the game inside, immediately put weight down on the top of the console with your hand.(directly above the game that is inside ) Hold until you hear it beginning to read the disc, when it starts your good. Your welcome, your welcome. ☆
<p>FUCK YEAH BRUH</p><p>You the real mvp</p>
<p>Nothings working not even that these 6/7 steps arent working :(</p>
Thank you thank you. I've had this problem with my 360 slim since a month after I got it. That's what I get for buying used.your trick worked first time trying it
I've had my Xbox 360 for 6 years and this only started happening a few months ago and step 6 always seemed to for better, the only different thing I did was I had to knock a little harder.
<p>how do you fix this so it will stop ejecting</p>
Step 1 worked. You are legends. Give yourselves a biscuit.
OMG thak u so much
Ommmmmmmg thaaaaannnnnnnnk u I fixed it ?at first when I knocked the xbox I was thought it will not give a shit ?then it's worked
<p>there is no disk in the disk reader but the reader just don't open. Nothing works.</p>
<p>Sadly these will only work for so long and will probably get progressively worse - which is why I'm spending the evening trying to work out if I need the DG-16D4S or 15D4S for my 360slim </p>
Friendly tip: The Open Tray Error, Double-Click Error, and Multiple-Click Errors are all a sign of a damaged drive. The problem is that after a while most if not all Xbox 360 Drives tend to get a scratch on the laser. I had my Xbox for two years and then I got this problem. All I did was get my laser replaced and boom! No problems. It's been another 1 and a half years now and still nothing, but I expect to have to replace the laser within the next year. So I recommend only trying to blow air into the drive. If that doesn't work, just get your laser replaced. It cost me only 200 Rand (less than $30) to have it done.
I actually just did some of these for like a month and I haven't had a problem for like a year. I've had my XBOX for 2 or maybe 3 years and I haven't had to get a new laser. <br> <br>I also have never used my xbox in the vertical position so yea, i'd recommend keeping it horizontal.
I tried all 6 methods none of them helped..putting my xbox horizontal it instantly worked..thx to u my sick day i took wasnt for nothing..now i can enjoy some bf hardline. Goodday and thank you very much
<p>Dude, your one comment has helped me more than all these instructions. Thanks!</p>
<p>Dude, your one comment has helped me more than all these instructions. Thanks!</p>
<p>Thanks! My Xbox decided not to read disks tonight and these helped!</p>
<p>WTF!! it worked!!, 'haps this method should be put in the official XBOX support page. Thanks!!</p>
<p>this did not fudgin help</p>
Xbox 360 open tray solved below!!
Cheers guys! I've had 4 Xbox 360s in my time: one failing on me and completely being console banned, another with a broken disk drive and replacing it with a new laser, another with a corrupted system, and this new one that just had some dust on the laser... I would've never thought of that. Just saved me opening up yet another Xbox. Getting sick of 'em, pieces of shit. Only had one PS3 &amp; PS4 and I both got them on arrival. PlayStation RULES! <br>
My xbox 360 won't read Madden 15. It just says &quot;open tray&quot;. I even returned it and exchanged it for another copy of the game and I'm still getting the &quot;open tray&quot;. All of my other games still work but neither copy of madden 15 will work. Anyone else have a problem like this?
Yea same here. I just bought GTA V recently WITH NO scratches on it or anything. It doesn't give me the disc read error but when I select the game, it loads for a few sec and then gives me the UNREADABLE DISC ERROR.
Yea same here. I just bought GTA V recently WITH NO scratches on it or anything. It doesn't give me the disc read error but when I select the game, it loads for a few sec and then gives me the UNREADABLE DISC ERROR.
<p>Read my last comment *swluke*. That will fix your problem.</p>
<p>Wow thank you for these instructions! You just made a 7 year very happy again ! Hasn't worked in days now it does..thanks!</p>
I hope you enter the fifth circle of hell and never return
No you didnt help you ingrate bastards
Omg. This actually worked. I threw a weight on my Xbox and it f***** everything up. This fixed it. Omg thxz a lot
<p>You really have some excellent advice! Thank you. This is how i fixed it. It has ran perfect for 4 years since I did this. </p><p>http://eagerdepot.com/xbox-360-open-tray-error.html</p>
<p>knocking method worked a treat for me</p>
<p>i get to the end of a game and the error pops up disc unreadable... anyone know how to fix this?</p>
<p>&quot;Open Tray&quot; is not an error, it is what the Xbox displays when there is no disk in the drive or the disk cannot be read! The fault is caused by a failing laser diode and ideally needs to be replaced which is quite simple to do and inexpensive.</p><p>You can Poo-Tube it and mess with the variable resistors but it only buys some time if you are successful and is not a permanent fix.</p><p>What you are doing is (in effect) cleaning the laser lens and if that is all it is then it will of course work. Certainly it is the first thing to check but all you need is a lightly damp cotton bud and gently give it a few wipes. Don't use cleaning agents or chemicals and don't leave it wet.</p>
This method totally worked for me! <br> I blew some compressed air out of a can into the xbox while the DVD tray was open. Be careful to keep the can upright, otherwise you could discharge liquid into your unit. <br> <br>I actually used this method to fix the DVD player in my truck as well! <br> <br>Cheers!
My friend had this issue with his Xbox 360 Slim (the newer version). I tried realigning the laser rails, calibrating the potentiometer, cleaning the lens, and many of the not so helpful (but occasionally successful) whacking, blowing, shaking methods you suggested. Most of the time, doing all that won't alleviate the problem, but temporarily relieve it. I suggest going to the root of the problem and spend a little time and a few bucks getting a replacement laser (or drive) like I did. After removing the old laser, desoldering the anti-static blob on the new one (very important), and installing it, I was met with fist-pump and DIY point worthy success. :) You can find many tutorials on Youtube detailing installation and taking apart an Xbox.
Just got banned from Live the other day until 12/31/9999. <br> <br>Note to self, don't mod the avatar skin color...
I usually throw a fit, yell at the machine, unplug/replug and if that doesn't work I hit the thing and it usually works... Not the right way but it works... for now... hahaha
This worked for my xbox <a href="http://howtofixstuff.blogspot.com/2012/01/how-to-fix-xbox-360-open-tray-error.html" rel="nofollow">http://howtofixstuff.blogspot.com/2012/01/how-to-fix-xbox-360-open-tray-error.html </a>but you got to know what your doing or else you will be lost
Thank You this method worked for us. I just purchased Saints Row the Third for my son and we had a open tray error. Was about to take it to a computer geek, and I tried this first...THANKS AGAIN!! ROBYN N DYLAN
Oh, another thing: Having your Xbox in the vertical standing position is not the best thing for the drive. If you can, try and keep it in the horizontal lying position.

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