Posted Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:24 AM
I have an original Xbox that I acquired about a year ago that has been working fine up until now. About a month ago, I woke up to find the thing on, even though I hadn't touched it in about a month and nobody else who lives here would ever turn it on. I thought nothing of it at the time.
Tonight, I wanted to play the thing, but the power switch would not work. So naturally, I tried the disc tray eject button, and the thing powered on. However, when I put a disc in and closed the tray, the Xbox powered off! I repeated and encountered the exact same problem every time I closed the tray. I can't keep the damn thing on and load a disc at the same time.
Does anybody know what exactly is going on here? I have not modded this console, and as far as I can tell, the previous owner did not, either.