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Replacing A Pre-flashed Drive


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#1 SergeantNapalm

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 07:17 AM

I bought a broken xbox 360 in hopes of fixing it and modding it. The drive, a Samsung MS25, was flashed before I got it... I'm just worried that if i ever have to replace the drive, I will be totally screwed on account that the original firmware is not accessible to me. Will I still be able to retrieve the original Drive Key from this drive to put onto another drive?

The reason I am asking this is because I am considering buying another motherboard for the sake of having a backup to tinker with.

#2 xboxmodder32

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 07:25 AM

Ya, just dump the firmware off of the drive you got now. Will act as MS28 though, you are going to have to disable firmwguard. (Very easy, I know you can do it with MTKFlash with a VIA chipset or with dosflash with pretty much any chipset, the MTKFlash method is in Textbook 2008)




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