Jul 31 2005, 04:19 AM
I was just wondering if anyone can give me any reliable places to buy an upgraded HDD for my modded Xbox. If you can, please do, and I'm a noob so please go easy on me. Thank you.
Jul 31 2005, 04:36 AM
pretty much any store that sells hds, such as Best Buy. You do realize you'll have to format first, you can't just plug it in and use it.
Jul 31 2005, 04:56 AM
newegg.com, check Best Buy, Circuit City for good rebates occasionally
Jul 31 2005, 07:57 AM
have Western Digital 250GB Hard Drive for $99 after Mail-in Rebate.
Jul 31 2005, 08:02 AM
160GB for $40
at compusa. If you are talking about a pre-formatted, complete with apps and dashboard hard drive. You can probably get one from someone on the BST.
Jul 31 2005, 10:21 AM
160GB for $40 at compusa. If you are talking about a pre-formatted, complete with apps and dashboard hard drive. You can probably get one from someone on the BST.
then you would have to change the eeprom on it wouldnt you?
Jul 31 2005, 10:29 AM
You have to buy a normal HDD and then format it with some tools. I did it about a year ago, it is really easy, no big deal.
Pluging it in is like with a pc and you can find a lot of easy manuals on the web. However you should check what dashboard u are running, if it is really old it doesn't support +120GB. Haven't figured out how to flash my modchip, but also didn't really try more then a day.
Jul 31 2005, 04:50 PM
Thank you everyone! I bought a 120Gb at best buy. Now, can anyone point me in the direction of a good formatting tutorial? I'd really appreciate it. Thanks.
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Jul 31 2005, 05:03 PM
Jul 31 2005, 05:04 PM
One thing that may help you out is an Auto-Installer. It will do everything for you, including formatting your HDD, installing various dashboards, applications, emulators and so-on. If you would like to get a better grasp about installing things yourself, I would look around in the Usual Places for the programs you are interested in and search around here for the tutorials to help you.
Jul 31 2005, 05:31 PM
I reccomend AI-Deluxe 2.02, you can get it at www.aideluxe.com
Jul 31 2005, 07:41 PM
OK, since we're not allowed to talk about piracy, i'll be subtle...
I'm trying to put "something" on my E-drive using DVD2Xbox. I upgraded to a 120GB HDD this morning, but when i try to copy that something, I choose e:\games\ but it still says 4869MB free! What did I do wrong?! You don't have to respond on the forum if it's against the rules, you can E-mail me at Storyofnothing13@AOL.com. I REALLY need help! Thanks.
Jul 31 2005, 08:14 PM
Don't copy games or movies to the e drive because they probably won't even fit. Copy all of your games to the f drive. ex: f/games/halo, f/games/madden
Jul 31 2005, 11:08 PM
ok, final 2 questions (i hope):
1. When the game is copying to the f drive it says "MB on disc: 255MB" or something like that, and it doesn't change.
2. How do I launch a game from a drive other than E?
Jul 31 2005, 11:26 PM
ok, here's what my dashboard says under settings:
Aug 1 2005, 01:07 AM
what did you use to format your new hd? did it ask you if you wanted to create a f drive? what dashboard are you using?
Aug 1 2005, 01:08 AM
oops double post
Aug 1 2005, 03:57 AM
My dashboard is EvoX, and I'm running X3 BIOS. I made a backup disc with my dashboard and the the contents of C:\backup. When I went to format my HDD, it said nothing about creating an f-drive.
Aug 1 2005, 05:19 AM
open up evox.ini and make sure it says UseFDrive=yes
Aug 1 2005, 05:35 AM
it says that already
Aug 1 2005, 05:41 AM
I don't know much about x3 but it sounds like you just cloned your old hd and didn't create an f drive. You might want to double check that you didn't click on an option that said something like copy hd, and look for create new hd. Otherwise ask someone in the x chip forum.
Aug 2 2005, 10:34 PM
I got it all cleared up. Thanks for everything! Something must have been wrong with the first disk i was using, because it worked when i burned another copy. Thanks again.
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