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    Safe to use a DVD player lens cleaner in my 360?

    I've been playing Forza 2 for a couple of weeks now with no problems. With in the last couple of days I've had 2 "Can't read disc" errors. I've cleaned the disc with a proper disc cleaner and there are no scratches on it at all. So as the disc is fine I guess it must be my xbox acting up a little.

    I was just wondering if it's safe to use a DVD player lens cleaner in an 360? Can't see why it would not be, but you never know.

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    I don't see why not, there's nothing that different about them to other players. Give it a go!

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    It does say in one of the 360 manuals that you shouldn't use a lens cleaner on it. There is a thread about Disc read errors and particularly Forza 2. Are all your other games working ok?

    Think it must be something to do with the manufacturing process.

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    I was wondering this the other day. I've been using my 360 vertically recently (due to space restrictions) and I noticed a slight build up of dust on the bottom of the disc tray (I get read errors occasionally on a few different games) and thought that might be problem with the read errors
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    Yeah I've out my 360 vertically, and the number of DRE's I've been getting has increased a lot, I have a bad feeling it's not dust but the cheap laser doesn't cope well with being vertical.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ferral View Post
    It does say in one of the 360 manuals that you shouldn't use a lens cleaner on it. There is a thread about Disc read errors and particularly Forza 2. Are all your other games working ok?

    Think it must be something to do with the manufacturing process.
    Thanks for the heads up The only other games I have are PGR3 and GoW, not played either of them much and no where near as much as I'm playing Forza 2, so I can't really say if they are getting the error's. I had a 4 hour session on FM2 yesterday with no problems. I'll see how it goes.


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