Xbox 360 - Error message: Attempting to read media

October 2017


My Xbox won't read game discs. Cleaning the lens won't solve this issue. The following message is displayed and then nothing happens:
  • "Attempting to read media"


  • On you Xbox go to Settings.
  • Then select Memory.
  • Highlight any storage device and press "Y".
  • Do not select "A".
  • Select "Clear System Cache".
  • Perform Maintenance, click "Yes".
  • Try your game again.


Published by deri58. Latest update on June 13, 2013 at 06:45 AM by deri58.
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