i have a really strange problem with my 360 its weird i can turn it on stick a disk it will but if i dont put a disk in i get a hardware failure but the disk thing has to be done fast or it wont work im thinking its the dvd drive but its not flashed im thinking of flashing just to see if it will help but honestly im thinking its something with the dashboard
im up for any help or solution
What exactly is the error that you are getting
Need more info. Need error code, lights flashing, etc.
If it actually works with a disc in the tray, it would seem that the firmware on the drive is botched. Since it works only under certain conditions.