QUOTE(knizzle @ Jan 23 2006, 09:24 PM)
well i used the hotswap method provided in a tutorial on maxconsole. It took me a few tries to get it right but i used xboxhdm v1.9. At the end of the auto installer it says "All Done" according to the tut i used it said i should wait 5 seconds then turn off my xbox and pc. So thats what i did, and after i reconnected my Ide Cable to my xbox. I turned my Xbox on and it freezes up at the screen with the green "X" right before the original M$ dashboard is loaded. I have a few assumptions as to what might be the problem, my main assumption is that mayb my hdd was left unlocked, and i do not have the EEprom numer. So mayb my Eeprom was delted also which would be extremely bad. Now im not sure if that problem is minor or big but i was thinking i could run Xboxhdm again and just reformat my drive again. If you have any other ideas that would be appreciated
You where supposed to plug the ide back into the xbox hd before you shut it off..I think the hd mite be unlocked and thats why it wont boot but im not to sure about that.Because you would get a error 5-6..But you could try xboxhdm to see if its unlocked..When you used xboxhdm did you just rebuild C or did you do the whole drive..If you had eeprom backup it would be in the E: drive..But if you rebuilt the whole drive and dont have eeprom...Your gonna need a modchip..And your xboxs eeprom is on the mother board so it couldnt have been deleted..the backup could have been tho..Also if you got a version 1.0-1.5 xbox you could flash tsop..Check out the tsop forum for info..
Edit:Also check that the connections are good and tight..
Edit: ok your hd is probably locked in the faqs it says it automaticly locks..So must be some thing else like a bad connection..but like i said above 1 sure way to know if its locked is to load up xboxhdm with the hd hooked up and see if xboxhdm can access it.This post has been edited by Epaige: Jan 27 2006, 01:56 AM