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#1 AlCoTrAz

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Posted 03 December 2003 - 01:44 AM

I just got this xbox from a friend and he had deleted the original MS Dashboard but I found a copy and added it to the HD. I installed the newest Evox but and tryed to access it but it give me the 21 error and to call MS. Here is a picture of what is on my Xbox HD. -This xbox has the original HD in it.-
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#2 HAL2001

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Posted 03 December 2003 - 04:26 AM

Use SlaYers Autoinstall disc to restore your ms dashboard.

#3 AlCoTrAz

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Posted 03 December 2003 - 04:47 PM

Doesnt that only work if you have your xbox setup to look for evoxdash instead of xboxdash????

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Posted 03 December 2003 - 04:49 PM

What chip/BIOS do you have?

#5 AlCoTrAz

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Posted 03 December 2003 - 05:10 PM

Thats the prob. I dont know the guy who gave it to me doesnt remmember and the screws on the bottom of the xbox or warped and I cant open it up to see sad.gif

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Posted 03 December 2003 - 05:51 PM

Are you able to load EvoX (I'm assuming so, cause you were able to FTP into your xbox to add a copy of the ms dash)?

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...but I found a copy and added it to the HD.


Go to your evox.ini file, and look at the curret bios hash you are running. such as...

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Current  = 0x5aec431e5fefb8cf420dfb29fa0b1ddb


Cross reference your hash with know BIOS hashes and you can figure out what bios you have. After you know what BIOS it is, you can determine what files it is looking to boot off the c: partition.

Or, the easiest thing would be just to flash your bios with 4977. Then you can change your xboxdash.xbe to evoxdash.xbe and create a ms dash under the name xboxdash.xbe.



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Posted 03 December 2003 - 06:56 PM

Error 21 - anywhere - This error says that the machine was booted to display a error, basically someone told the machine to reboot (or launch a xbe) with this flag, and the error code just means its been rebooted by the flag

Probably a bad xboxdash.xbe file. Delete your xboxdash.xbe file and rename your oldxboxdash.xbe file to xboxdash.xbe

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Posted 04 December 2003 - 02:18 AM

I tried updating the bios to the new M7 bios but it it tells me it cant write to it. And still no luck. I tried to flash it through the flash section of EVOX is that right?? I looked in my evox.ini and it tells me:

Current = 0xe78262e21ce24644415d96d9df6f64e4

which my search shows a match to:
ROM = "E-X Final 4034",0xE78262E21CE24644415D96D9DF6F64E4
What does this mean??

Edited by AlCoTrAz, 04 December 2003 - 02:21 AM.


#9 GLaCiERDC

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Posted 04 December 2003 - 02:49 AM

that whole setup is a mess...what is that "default.xbe" and why is it even there? and that xboxdash.xbe seems a bit too small thats what the ms dash should be named and bigger than 700k and u have an oldxboxdash.xbe play with the files an name them accordingly


evox = evoxdash.xbe
ms = xboxdash.xbe not this msxboxdash.xbe stuff and default.xbe whatever that is you always leave the xboxdash.xbe alone

Edited by GLaCiERDC, 04 December 2003 - 02:50 AM.


#10 AlCoTrAz

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Posted 04 December 2003 - 12:33 PM

With out an updated bios the xbox always boots up to xboxdash and not evox dash right?? But I cant seem to upgrade my bios i get an error saying cant write to??


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Posted 04 December 2003 - 12:37 PM

take off the flash protection jumper or flip a switch if you have one to allow writing to the chip




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