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post #1 of 10
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Okay, story is that I've got two Cbox 360's. Both broken, but with different diagnoses. One has the RROD. The other has a broken dvd drive (somehow). My question is, if I put the good dvd drive in the Xbox with the good motherboard, will everything work accordingly? I'm only asking because I know Microsoft uses different brands and versions of dvd drives, so I don't know if they are cross compatible.
post #2 of 10
if there both the same model and all...i think so
just check if the dvd`s are both the same brand / type and i think you should be fine.
anyways....good luck
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post #3 of 10
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So if the drives were different brands/versions, do you think it's still worth a shot? Thanks for tip.
post #4 of 10
no i think there`s a difference between the software that`s being used for the different dvd-rom players.
but i think you could always try

i had the same problem with my 360...dvd just broke down...just bought me a new Arcade set (the cheapest here) and stuck my HDD on it and i was ready to go
(i`m just lazy sometimes )
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post #5 of 10
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Haha, alright. I'll either give it a try or just buy the arcade version like you did...I was thinking about that, just didn't want to waste the money if I didn't have to.
post #6 of 10
You cant swap out the DVD drives as they are key coded to the machine they are in... You would need to extract the drive key from the DVD in the working 360 and put it into the DVD drive from the broken 360.

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Xbox-scene Great referral, Excellent place with alot of answers
    
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Thanks, I'll look into it. Rep+.
Edit: Well to one of you...haha. Thanks again.
post #9 of 10
If they haven't been opened, you could try RMAing both and getting two working units.
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post #10 of 10
you can send it here: http://www.extreme-mods.com/Xbox-360...rrodrepair.htm it's only $50 so it might be worth your while.
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