If you're unlucky enough to have one of the small number of Xbox Ones with a faulty disc drive, you only really have one option: send it back. Not only will Microsoft dispatch your new machine before the old one arrives, but they'll also give you a free download of one of their exclusive launch games. Neat.

For a select group of brave and foolhardy gamers, however, that isn't enough. They've developed a technique to fix their machines that would be genius, if it wasn't obviously stupid.

They're punching their Xbox Ones.

According to reports (and a few videos posted on YouTube) repeatedly hitting your Xbox One seems to be pushing something back into place, and making the awkward griding turn into a smoothly spinning drive ready to play Dead Rising 3.

Take a look - but again, don't do this. It almost certainly voids your warranty. You know, because you're punching it.

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  • Xbox One FIFA 14 Special Edition

    If you're going to spend £429 on an Xbox One, you may as well chuck in an extra £20 and get a copy of FIFA 14 - which is brilliant - to go along with it. For more details on the package in the box, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/11/20/xbox-one-review-uk_n_4307600.html?utm_hp_ref=uk-tech">check out our full review</a>.

  • Forza Motorsport 5

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/11/20/forza-motorsport-5-review_n_4309239.html?utm_hp_ref=uk-tech" target="_blank">REVIEW:</a> Forza 5 is gorgeous, fast, kinetic, not without flaws but ultimately an unmissable launch experience.

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts

    You know what to expect from 'Call of Duty' - silly story, big guns, set-piece single player and fast, strategic multiplayer. That's exactly what you get here, except it's never looked better on a console.

  • Xbox Live

    A 12-month subscription to Xbox Live Gold costs £32.99, but gets you access to online gaming, all of the decent streaming and media apps, Skype, online video clip sharing and much more. It's great value, and it's going to get better once Microsoft brings its 'Games on Gold' promotion over to the One. Meanwhile, <a href="http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-11-19-xbox-one-what-you-get-for-xbox-live-gold" target="_blank">you can use the same subscription on the Xbox 360.</a>

  • Samsung F8000 46-Inch TV

    This is the best telly we've ever tested in person, with amazing picture quality and genuinely useful Smart TV features. It's an excellent screen on which to play the Xbox One, and its range of included catch-up apps plugs the gaps in the One's app line-up at launch. The only problem? The price - which is about £1,450 for the 46-inch model.

  • Zoo Tycoon

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/11/18/zoo-tycoon-review-xbox-one_n_4295540.html?utm_hp_ref=uk-tech" target="_blank">REVIEW</a>: Yes, we know. It's a game about making homes for tigers and elephants. It's aimed mostly at families and kids, and does feature any guns at all. But it's also extremely fun, entertaining and pleasantly non-threatening. It's a great launch game, in other words.

  • Additional Xbox One Controller

    For another £45 you're getting the chance to play FIFA 14 side-by-side on the couch. If you've got a friend prepared to play you, it should be a no-brainer.

  • Turtle Beach X04

    The Xbox One has an included headset, but it's weedy and feels cheap. If you're serious about getting the best sound and voice performance from your console, go for the best pair of Turtle Beaches you can get. At £99 the X04 are a good compromise between price (which can get insane) and performance.

  • Apple TV

    On first boot you might feel obliged to plug your Sky or TV box into the Xbox One's HDMI-input. But while you should definitely make use of that great feature - which lets you jump from live TV to games and back in seconds - you might want to consider keeping your TV where it is and using the input for something else instead. Everything from other consoles to Roku boxes will work, but we recommend an Apple TV. With its Airplay integration, access to iOS photo and home movie apps, and a great range of movie rental services, it's a natural complement to the Xbox One until more apps are released for the console itself. And it's only £99.