Console displays "Play DVD" When game disk is loaded

My xbox 360's dvd player failed yesterday.  It displayed open tray whatever was in it.  The disks were fine as they played on my sons xbox without issue.  I had a couple of dvd players from old xbox's that had died with the 3 red lights.  Also my current console is now well out of warranty.  I installed one of the old drives and now it displays play dvd what ever is loaded.  Once again the game disks work fine in my sons console.  I have never modded any of my xbox consoles so they have the original firmware installed.  My console had the latest version of the dashboard as it updated only last week.  Was there a drive firmware update in a recent dashboard update?  If so how do I bring my old dvd drive up to date?

Can anyone help me please?

 

Thanks.

 

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 10 Applies to:

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Hi, thanks for the reply.  I have tried all of the suggestions in the document you indicated, but to no avail.  It still shows no disk in drive with the original dvd drive, and play dvd with the replacement.  As I said, the games work fine in another xbox.

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In that case, it sounds like your console will need a repair. You can check you warranty status and set one up here.

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Hmm sounds to me like we are not reading.  No warranty since he opened the console.

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There was no talk of modification... before your post. Please remember that any discussion of console modification or at-home repair is not allowed in these forums.

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this worked for me...

go on the game marketplace or music marketplace (i don't remember where lol) and check for other.

once there, there's a media update that you can do..

once i did that update, everything started working fine again..

and maybe you should think about putting the original disk drive back in, since the other xbox's had red rings it might have affected the reader thingy lol :)

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