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How to Fix a Scratched Xbox 360 Disc in 10 Easy Tips
With an old Xbox disc with scratches, it may cause the disc to skip or not play at all. Here is how to fix an old scratched Xbox 360 disc. Cleaning a scratched 360 disc won’t work if there are physical damages on the disc. Once done, insert the Xbox 360 disc into the console and see if the strategy works. If this does not make any difference, then your Xbox 360 disc may need to be checked by a professional.
5 Ways To Fix A Scratched Video Game Disc
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How to Repair a Scratched Xbox 360 Disc
Scratches on the underside part of an Xbox 360 game disc can prevent the console from reading the disc properly. There are a few options when it comes to repairing a scratched Xbox 360 disc in a quick and affordable manner. Reinsert the Xbox 360 disc into the console. Download the Microsoft Xbox 360 Game Disc Replacement Order Form. These stores normally have a professional disc repair machine they use to repair scratched discs.
Possible solution if your disc is scratched
It was mainly for my DVD movies & online movies. Then in that second year I had it, it seemed many of my movies & game disks seemed to be getting a scratch around the whole thing. I got sick of all my disks getting ruined & went online to find out about changing the disk drive in it. Of course [Mod Removed] Microsoft wanted 20 bucks for each game. But until they (Microsoft) straighten there [Mod Removed] out, I will never EVER get another Microsoft product.
[How To] Repair Any Scratched Xbox Game w/ Household Items
It acts as an abrasive and the idea behind this is that you are actually (hypothetically) making the scratch not as deep. I say hypothetically because the scratch is just as deep but a lot of the other coating got shaved off. This being said, this will mainly only work for small surface scratches that run perpendicular to the information written on the disc. (Scratches that run in a circle, along with the rotation of the disc, are VERY bad and can cause permanent failure of the disc. (basically what you said the toothpaste will do, although I haven’t heard of toothpaste doing that) This increases the possibility of your Xbox reading it.
How to fix scratched Xbox 360 disks
Try using plain Chapstick the same way you use the toothpaste. Plain Chapstick, no colour, flavour or glitter. Apply the waxy Chapstick across the disc in straight lines and rub gently with a soft cloth. Use a new cloth to wipe it off gently. Do not rinse it off, but don't leave heaps on either or you'll wreck the xbox.