My 360 is right at a year old, it's a samsung drive, and I haven't flashed the firmware or anything of the nature. Recently, it started having trouble reading game discs. Everytime I put in a game, it brings up a screen that says "To play this disc, put it in an xbox 360 console." This message is written in about 12 different languages. The system seems to do everything else just fine (plays DVD and CDs without a problem). What I find odd, is that it appears as if my drive is suddenly wanting to read game discs as if they were simply DVDs. When I put a game disc in, after returning to the dashboard from the error screen, the "open/close tray" tab at the bottom of the screen reads "Play DVD" instead of "Play game." Now, obviously I've called microsoft and they want $100 to repair the console (which I wont do). Is there anyway to fix this? It would seem to be more of a software problem than a hardware problem. Could it just be a dirty laser, or perhaps should I look into flashing the firmware? I've been searching the internet for days, but I can't seem to come up with any real info on this issue. Any help would be greatly appreciated.