Official Xbox 360 250GB Replacement Hard Drive
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Other profiles can now use content on your console. You can also use the content when you’re not connected to Xbox Live Coupled with Kinect and some exciting titles due out later this year and next (not to mention the 360’s media streaming capabilities), there should be enough life in the 360 to make an investment in the new box today worthwhile.
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You should also consider buying an anti-static wrist strap. Learn about the risks of static electricity to find out more.Here's how to connect your Xbox 360 hard drive to a Windows PC. Why Connect Your Xbox 360 HDD to a PC? To get into the Xbox 360 you’ll need pretty much the same tools you needed to get into the old one. A flat head screwdriver helps, preferably one with a long, thin stem (a tiny flathead is also useful in getting the heatsink clamp off if you want to go that far). You’ll need a torx driver with T8 bit. A phillips head screwdriver if you want to remove the fan on the heatsink and a selection of thin/flat tools to help you pry bits of the case apart. From this point on you’ll need your T8 bit. Start by removing the two screws that hold the front panel PCB in place. With the screws removed the PCB pulls straight out:
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The piece of aluminum shielding in the lower left of the picture above lifts straight out, you can remove that if you want to pull out the motherboard. Your laptop hard drive is now formatted to be installed and used on an Xbox 360. Follow the steps below to install the drive to your console drive enclosure. I happen to have an external HD enclosure (the original HD had a platter crash) that works perfectly to mount the XBox 360 HD to my PC for all sorts of uses, allowing for either USB or external SATA connectivity. :DXbox 360 console allows a total of 2 TB of external storage. However, your external hard drive must have at least 1 GB or more of storage capacity. Now we have to remove the two chrome surrounds on either side of the system. These are attached via clips that can be tempted loose using that trusty flat head screwdriver. Wedge it between the clip and the rest of the chassis and push away from the chassis: The User ID is simple. It matches your Xbox Live account, and allows your user to play saves and content assigned to that user.