Tried all the listed steps. Reformatting, clearing cache, system update but still no luck.
What game are you trying to play?
Halo 2, Thief: Deadly Shadows, and a few others just to check if any worked... They don't
Is it a disc or downloaded version?
Disks. All of them. I don't have any downloads having to do with original Xbox games.
What type of console are you using?
Xbox 360 Slim. But a friend of mine has a Xbox 360 Pro and has been having the same problems with the same games. (we traded back and forth to make sure we were both consistently not working.
What size HDD are you using?
What error code or message are you receiving?
It doesn't give an error code. It says:
The game couldn't start. Try downloading the game again.
For more help, visit www.xbox.com/support."
Please help. I feel cheated. Attempting to play compatible games with most recent update and formatted official xbox 360 hard drive and nothing works. I'm doing everything right but I can't play games that I bought? It's starting to get really aggravating.