Why does my Xbox keep saying disc unreadable?
This disc is unreadable error can appear on your Xbox while trying to play Games on Demand game on your console. This issue usually occurs if you’re not using the same profile that you purchased the game with to play the game, or if your console can’t read the game files from your storage.
What do you do if your Xbox 360 disc is unreadable?
Xbox 360 game error disc is unreadable
- Click the Guide button on the controller.
- Navigate to Settings >> System Settings.
- Select Memory or Storage.
- Highlight any of the storage, and press Y on the controller.
- Select Clear System Cache.
- Select Yes to confirm.
- Turn off your Xbox 360.
- Unplug it for at least three minutes.
How do you fix a disc that is unreadable?
Here are a few methods to try to fix your scratched disc at home:
- Rubbing Alcohol Method: Get a lint free non scratching cloth.
- Toothpaste Method: Use a small dab of the gritty type of toothpaste.
- Banana Method: Use a banana that is peeled and cut in half.
- Skip Scratch Fixer Method:
- Petroleum Jelly Method:
How do you fix a scratched Xbox one disc?
If your disc is scratched, the laser is refracted and will result in skipping or a failure to play. You can use toothpaste to sand down the plastic around the scratch, allowing the laser to read the disc again. You can also use lip balm to fill in the scratches with wax.
Can you fix a scratched disc?
If the scratch is on the top, shiny part of the disc, the disc is not repairable and all the data is lost. If the scratch is on the bottom, plastic part of the disc, you may be able to repair the disc by resurfacing and polishing it. Dry the disc with a lint-free cloth. Squeeze toothpaste on the disc.
Does Vaseline fix scratched discs?
Instructables highlights a simple tip for making CDs and DVDs with scratches readable again. Simply take a cotton ball and dip it in some alcohol to clean the area near the scratch. Then apply Vaseline or Petroleum Jelly to the disc. The Vaseline will fill in the scratch, hopefully making it readable again.