Following up on what LepPper has started in the other forums.. instead of making every Tutorial or Key Thread a PINNED or Sticky.. We'll include them here in this master list.
NOTE: a few pointers that are linked to our DWL server are currently offline and will be up shortly. All other links WORK unless stated to be temp down. For these links to work reliably.. you need to allow XS access to your Cookies and make sure you have enough of your security "open". This has been a reason some people fine that a link works.. but not persistantly.
All Links checked NOV 2nd 2003
This will be updated by the HEAD MODS, and the FORUM MOD(s) for this forum.
Game Specific Hacking / Game Specific Backup Threads:
The Warriors Files To remove To Shrink The game
Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance that is playable from 2 DVD-R (or RW) Metal Gear Solid 2 (Mgs2) Substance 2xdvd-r Backup - [sonix] - A detailed guide with links to tools.. that will help you to make a working backup of Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance that is playable from 2 DVD-R (or RW) - EXCELLENT
More Metal Gear Solid 2 (MGS2) Substance 2 DVDR Backup info - HERE by CABSHIELD
Detailed backup instructions and info for ENTER THE MATRIX game
The Definitive Guide To Backing Up ENTER THE MATRIX (Etm) Inc. Pal
More ENTER the MATRIX here in this Thread - Buttza
Complete ENTER THE MATRIX PAL Patch and rename PAL TOOL by BUTTZA
Re-Linking Files Tutorial from XS / LinksAwakeningRe-Linking Files Tutorial
NFL 2004 Backup and Hex-Editing Info NFL FEVER 2004
FATX Limitations and allowable Characters (ascii) - Heinrich Characters that XBOX accepts / donesn't accept
Games that contain files with ILLEGAL Names (for HD/FatX)List of Games that have Illegal FILENAMES for XBOX HD - Whiffen
Games Taking Up Too Much Space? Rahszhul
How To Write Acls ! guide for fixing long filename issues - WiSo
Game Backup Troubleshooting Freezing? Dirty Disk Error? Read here. chefelf
WHAT TYPE OF...:
MEDIA: Collection of posts.. detailing peoples experiences with different media and their XBOX.
What Type of DVD-R, DVD+R CDR, CDRW, DVD-RW etc work best for XBOX
The TRUTH about who makes what discs, and which ones are best.
Some interesting notes on the DVD+ Media here
DVD Blank Media Compatibilty with hardware. DVD Media listing/Research by HSDEMONZ also some percentages here
Reviews: Dvd Burners From the other site I work for.. CDRINFO HSDEMONZ
MEDIA NEWS : DVD+R9 announced Oct 3rd, 2003 New dual-layer DVD+R technology developed by Philips in cooperation with MKM increases DVD recordable capacity to 8.5 Gbytes Phillips Research Research PDF and here 2. A dual layer presentation here
BURNING SOFTWARE: Current Poll on what is more reliable to use to burn XBOX iso file.. from our current membership Burning Software Poll - Nero Vs Record Now Max (Primo DVD) - Xeero
STOCK DVD DRIVE: Read this to figure out what type of STOCK DVD reader came with your XBOX.. without even opneing it. What Type of Stock DVD drive Do I have in the XBOX (3 types) - BenJeremy/Xeero Pics.
BACKUPS: XBOX Backup/Iso/Burning Tools Specific
Common Craxtion Errors.. and how to fix them Craxtion Errors
SimpleX ISO guide SIMPLEX .doc guide by HSDEMONZ
How to use DVD2XBOX to backup an XBOX game to your HD.Backup A Game To Your Hard Drive - Using dvd2xbox (application written by WiSo, tutorial written by heinrich) Fixed link.
Faq: My Game Backup Won't Run -or- Locks Up! - Some tips on how to get things running.
Patching New Games - Comments, Questions, Patches - Xeero Patching New Games - Xeero - A cornocopia of info.. on patching games (post Feb 2003) Read before making a post saying.. "does X game have copy protection?"
Creating An Evox Disc For Testing Creating An Evox Disc For Testing - explicitlyrics100
The Complete Guide To Producing , Extracting, And Burning XBOX Iso Image Files (PC + MAC) - HSDEMONZ + MR ED Complete Guide To XBOX Iso Image Files Older guide.. but still completely valid. Everything you need to know. to learn the basics of backing up games for play on your XBOX. (note: Read this guide.. then.. grab CRAXTION and/or SIMPLEX.. and use in place of some of the GOOD (but older) tools in the guide. (Full Thread.) - Older version of the guide.. in HTML form HSDEMONZ Complete Guide to Backups
Complete Craxtion Guide - HSDEMONZComplete Craxtion Guide Online - Detailed guide on using the best features of CRAXTION for Iso Creation, Extraction, and Multi-Game ISO making.
MAC Backup Guide by MR ED.Complete MAC based Backup Guide by MR ED
Make a ONE to ONE (1:1) backup of a backup game disk.Complete Guide to making a ONE to ONE ( 1:1 ) backup of an already burned disk - Direct pointer to post.. details the process of making copies of burned copies.. er.. backups of backups.
CDR Backups for XBOXBurning XBOX Backups to CDR.. Yes.. it is possible.. and on ALL XBOX Readers. (with some limitations) - Detailed guide on getting backups burned onto CDR.. for use on XBOX. Works on all 3 types of XBOX stock readers.
DVD movie backup to PC HDD to DivX Guide Tutorial written by : myffonline
How to create an Xbox iso file: Oldest XBOX Backup guide. - Xantium
How to create an Xbox iso file (several programs): Another OLDER guide. - non-functional/missing?
How to extract an Xbox iso file (v0.1) using XISO OLD extraction guide using XISO - Xantium
Burn ISOs with PrimoDVD: Burn ISOs with PrimoDVD (v0.4) - Xantium
Burn ISOs with Nero: Burn ISOs with Nero (v0.1) - Xantium
Guide to making Multi Game Xbox DVDs: Godsins Guide to Making Multi-Boot XBOX DVDs v1.00
Down Sampling Movies and Audio HSDEMONZ Downsampling
Firmware for DVD Burners (Hacked or otherwise) Info: Using Hacked Firmware to Burn 2x on 1x DVD-R, plus more info and links to Firmware related forums. Additional info, and testing results on using Hacked Firmware to Burns Cheap media at 2x when rated at 1x
BAD PROGRAMS or HARDWARE:
Bad Software / Appz or methods to avoid. Don't Use Xiso. An Essay written by HSDEMONZ detailing the reasons to not use XISO by Yursoft - A short but detailed rant.. on the pitfalls of using this STILL buggy software.
Having problems with your backups? Important Info about what you think is a "BAD BURN". Also read Bad Burns Do Happen...
TROUBLE-SHOOTING TIPS and GUIDES HSDEMONZ Mini-Guide to Trouble-Shooting
Game Backup/Freeze Problems, How to Fix 90% of Game Backup Problems by chefelf
LAWS and LEGALITIES:
CANADA - PIRACY / BACKUPS / LEGALITIES / and LEVIES: http://forums.xbox-s...mp;#entry731880
Legal Arguments About Backups & Piracy
Edited by xboxgamer733, 06 April 2007 - 06:17 AM.