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Old 01-23-10, 09:06 AM
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Xbox 360 Hd - changing to a larger one?

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Wasn't sure if this belongs here or over at the Video game Forum but here it is for now.

I've got the original tiny 13gb HD that came with the system. I just got the "Red Rings of Death" but was able to fix it via the thermal paste upgrade. I'd like to now upgrade the HD but a $120+ dollars for the 120gb is a bit to much. I've read where you can and have seen the taking apart of the case for a larger HD. But I need to move all my info off the current HD first and that requires more $$$ for a Transfer kit.

From what I gathered you have to take the current HD apart, hook up the HD via power/Sata-to-USB and then access the files. From there I'm a bit lost as to "copy> save>connect new drive and then?" Is there a easy way, a easy to follow directions and what pros/cons are they. Thanks for any help.


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Re: Xbox 360 Hd - changing to a larger one?

There are a few videos on youtube that describe the process. It's a pretty elaborate process but it can be done.
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Re: Xbox 360 Hd - changing to a larger one?

Was curious about doing this myself. Found this:

http://digiex.net/computing-section/...html#post21373

Haven't tried it yet, but looks fairly straightforward..
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Re: Xbox 360 Hd - changing to a larger one?

Yea, that's pretty good guide. however I'm still a bit confused about moving my game data and profile from the existing HD to the PC and then to the new drive.
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Re: Xbox 360 Hd - changing to a larger one?

I always thought you risked getting banned from Live if you did this.

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