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Flashed BENQ Drive Not Reading Games Only Playing DVD

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Modding & Hacking' started by logan19k, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. logan19k

    logan19k Regular member

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    Hi. i had ix1.51 on my benq drive vad-6038. so i made a backup of the ix1.51 firmware and the drive key. i wanted to update to 1.6 but when i did i got error E66 so i flashed back to ix1.51. when i flashed back it read the original and the backup. but when i turned the xbox 360 off then on it wouldnt play the games. it just say reading->open tray. now the drive dont read the original and the backups. i flashed it with jungle flasher and the status came up as write verified ok. but now its not reading games and only reading dvd. do i need to get a new drive and if i do would it come with the original firmware of the drive so i can back it up and flash to ix1.6. thanks in advance.
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    Are you getting Open Tray now when you try to boot a game?
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    yeah it says reading then it dont play he game just says open tray
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    I had an issue like this after I flashed a BenQ drive. Was very picky on which games it would play and I would get the open tray error. I tried a POT calibration on the laser a couple of times but no luck. I eventually had to replace the laser.
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    thnks so the problem is with the laser. so i have to buy a new laser or what if i buy a new drive would it come with the firmware that plays the original xbox 360 games? and also i found out that my xbox firmware drive says OSIG: SATA DVD ROM 6243 instead of OSIG:pDBS VAD6038-6493OC like in the guide. do you knw why?
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    62430 is an older revision of the firmware and it must be spoofed like that. There has been some issue with Lite-ONs being flashed and the laser will be burned out. I'm not sure if that is the case here.
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    Leerage thanks for all your help friend. the problem was that the dvd drive was actually dirty from inside. so i opened it up and cleaned it. now it works like a charm. i wanted to update to 1.6 from 1.51 but i am sticking to 1.51 since i dont really know the diffence between 2. so i flashed it back to ix1.51 and now all the games are working fine both original and other ones. once again thanks for all your help. have a good day!Peace
  9. gameover9

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    1.6 is more secure than 1.51 on live and adds ripping features if you want to rip your own games.

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