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Weird Original Xbox Problems (Games freeze on Xbox, work on 360)

Xbox Original Xbox Xbox 360 360 games freezing

#1 Jiryn   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   4457 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 January 2017 - 01:03 AM

This is going to sound weird, but I am having some odd problems with my Xbox.

I have a few games that will get to a certain point, then just stop working...

 

I then test the games out on the 360, and they work fine.

 

Currently, the two games are Conker and Stubbs.

Conker I get to the Dinosaur land, and the screen freezes, the goes white.. nothing.

Stubbs gets to the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen, and won't go further

 

Both work 100% on the 360 though, so any suggestions?

 

Even more weird, the games are spotless... they look brand new.

 

It's a Philips drive Xbox if that matters.



#2 JP   Member of the Ravens Nation! Trade-in Value Team   8102 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  

Posted 17 January 2017 - 04:30 AM

Sounds like a DVD drive starting to go bad. If it was running a different dash than stock then I would say clear cache partitions first. The Samsung drives always worked best for me on the original boxes.



#3 Jiryn   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   4457 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 17 January 2017 - 06:17 AM

Hrm, there is no disc read error but you have a point.
It's a stock standard non modded xbx

#4 JP   Member of the Ravens Nation! Trade-in Value Team   8102 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  

Posted 17 January 2017 - 01:48 PM

You might be able to attempt a drive cleaning disc, but I would figure it to be a hail mary.



#5 Jiryn   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   4457 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 17 January 2017 - 04:51 PM

You might be able to attempt a drive cleaning disc, but I would figure it to be a hail mary.

Do they actually work?
I've been curious about them forever, some people say they actually can damage you drive.



#6 JP   Member of the Ravens Nation! Trade-in Value Team   8102 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  

Posted 17 January 2017 - 05:15 PM

It depends upon the type of drive and what is actually wrong. I've only found them effective about 13% of the time but if you can find one for $5 before forking over $30-40 for a replacement DVD drive it might be worth it.