Repair Xbox Drive

How To : Repair an Intel Mac Mini - Hard drive removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Hotswap an Xbox 360 slim using a USB drive

If you are looking to hotswap your Xbox 360 slim, this is the video for you. Watch this hotswapping guide to learn everything you need to know about pulling off an Xbox 360 slim hotswap. You'll need a USB drive for this.

How To : Take apart the Xbox 360 and the console disc drive

Disconnect all wires from XBox. Hold power button for 2 minutes to clear electric charges from XBox. Remove hard drives by pulling hard drive button and just straight up. Remove faceplate in XBox by gripping on the sides. Remove the bottom and top panels. Separate them. You'll ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove hard drive

Want to upgrade your hard drive in your Power Mac? It's a pretty simple task, once you can get inside your computer. See how to remove your hard drive from you Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They ...more

How To : Resign and mod XBox 360 saved games with CK3

The XBox 360 Connectivity Kit is a powerful tool that you can buy for connecting your hard drive to a PC and sharing or manipulating saved game files. They can be a little tricky to figure out though. This two-part video will show you how to use CK3 (Connectivity Kit 3) to con ...more

How To : Repair an Intel Mac Mini - SuperDrive removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the SuperDrive

If your discs are getting jammed in your optical drive, or if your CDs and DVDs simply aren't playing in your Power Mac, it might be time to replace that old SuperDrive. See how to remove the SuperDrive optical drive from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ...more

How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 15" - SuperDrive removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - SuperDrive removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Install some custom case mods on an XBox 360

Modding you XBox 360, or whatever your console of choice may be, is a fun way of making your expensive toy your own. This video will show you how to install some cool mods: a Talismoon Whisper Max fan upgrade, LED strips for your drive door, and a clear fan tunnel. This is all ...more

How To : Remove the logic board from a G5 iMac

In this how to video, you will how to remove the logic board from the iMac G5. First, get the t6 screw driver and remove the screws in the corner. Unplug the airport card. Now, unplug all the cables connecting to the logic board. Now, unscrew the torx screws located on the log ...more

How To : Clean your PlayStation 3's Blu-ray Disc drive lens

If your Blu-ray Discs aren't playing properly in your PlayStation 3, then the answer may be as simple as a dirty lens in the Blu-ray Disc drive. Anybody with a few screwdrivers can do this themselves, right at home, no repair costs. But it would void your PS3 warranty, so bewa ...more

How To : Fix an unplayable disc error and noise on XBox 360

The Hitachi disc drives included in many XBox 360 consoles are prone to a specific kind of malfunction that results in a unplayable disc message when you try to play games and a telltale grinding noise from the drive when it spins. Fortunately, this is a pretty simple problem ...more

How To : Take an XBox 360 console completely apart

There are a lot of reasons to want to open a XBox 360 console case. You might want to fix it because it's broken. You might to flash the disc drive, or you might want to cut cut a hole the shape of a big X in the side of it. Whatever the case, you're going to need to open the ...more

How To : Repair a ceramic disc tap

There is nothing more irritating than a dripping tap; it wastes water, makes those nasty marks on your sink, and that constant drip dripping noise can drive you mad. Luckily it's an easy job to fix. If you have one of these modern, easy-to-turn-on taps, it's likely the ceramic ...more

How To : Repair a plaster ceiling with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to repair a plaster ceiling. Steps: 1. Screw plaster washers to ceiling along and around cracked area; be sure to drive screws into wood lath above. 2. Use trowel to spread joint compound onto ceiling, covering the repaired ar ...more

How To : Flash BenQ Xbox 360 Drives to Play XDG3 Back-ups

Gamers who have their Xbox 360's firmware flashed may have recently noticed an inability to play backups, or even make backups of newer games that have come out: Gears of War 3 and Dead Island, to name a few. This is because Microsoft has come out with a new disc format to fi ...more

How To : Flash the firmware on your Xbox 360

Flashing the Xbox 360 is the first step to modding the console. It allows you to modify the firmware on the consoles disk drive to make it read burned discs. You will need to buy this and this. Then you need to disassemble your Xbox 360; we have several videos on the site deta ...more

How To : Fix a "perfect circle" scratch on an Xbox 360 game

There's nothing that can ruin a perfectly good time quite like the dreaded "perfect circle" scratch which certain Microsoft Xbox 360 consoles can give to games that are loaded improperly. With this how-to however, you'll learn how to repair an Xbox disc and get it running again.

How To : Mod Borderlands for Xbox 360

This video will teach you how to mod Borderlands for Xbox360 using Willowtree. Level yourself up, give yourself a few more weapons, do whatever you feel like with this simple mod for Borderlands. Using a USB drive and your Xbox 360 you can mod to your heart's content.

How To : Remove video game updates and patches on Xbxo 360

Clear the cache and remove video updates and patches on your XBox 360. You can only do this offline! 1. Go to my XBox 2. Go to system settings 3. Click on memory You can do this on your memory card or to your hard drive, whichever one you want to clear. This demonstration is b ...more

How To : Use Xbox Media Center, or XMBC, on your PC

Interested in running Xbox media center, or XMBC, on your Windows PC? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to install Xbox media center on an USB drive and boot to it from any computer with the capability to boot to USB devices. Take a look.

How To : Watch digital video files on an Xbox 360

Got video files on your computer? Watch them on your big-screen TV – using your Xbox! You Will Need * A computer with wireless internet connection * An Xbox 360 * A USB drive or memory card capable of storing video files * Windows XP or higher * Windows Media Player 11 Step ...more

How To : Backup Xbox 360 games

This is a two-part series on how to backup and burn Xbox 360 games using an Xbox Backup creator 3.7. This is perfect if you ever lose your Xbox CDs! The drive used in this video was a Samsung DVD DRIVE SH-D162D SH-D162C inc Kreon V1.0. Part 1 of 2 - How to Backup Xbox 360 gam ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Prologue, M6: A Sunday Drive

Drive your way to success on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. You need to floor the pedal in order to follow Dierker in the sixth mission in the Prologue: A Sunday Drive. It's payback time. Hop into the car with Jules and follow Dierker. Don't get too close to him or his paranoi ...more

How To : Install an extra HDD into an Xbox 360 HDD

If you have an extra Xbox 360 just sitting around along with an extra hard drive, this video may be of interest to you. It's an easy task when it comes to swapping out different sized hard drives. If you have the right tools and right supplies, it can be a snap. So if you have ...more

How To : Fix the "open tray" problem on your XBox 360

This video is for XBox owners who are experience the "open tray" problem. This is when you insert the disc, a few seconds later, it'll ask you to open tray again, and then it won't even acknowledge that there's a disc in the tray. Assuming you know how to open up your XBox, yo ...more

How To : Fix an XBox 360 with the "ring of death"

Is you XBox 360 suffing from the "ring of death" (3 flashing lights)? Take a look at this instructional video of a two part series and learn how to fix the rod red ring of death. This tutorial does not cover the XBox 360's diassembling process, you'll need to know how to do th ...more

How To : Fix an Xbox 360 with E74 and RROD damages

When the interior of your Xbox overheats, damages to your GPU can occur, resulting in various errors. This video tutorial shows how to fix an Xbox 360 gaming machine that exhibits E74 and Red Ring of Death symptoms. Opening your Xbox 360 voids the warranty, but this method cou ...more

How To : Repair squeaky door hinges

It's enough to drive you crazy, that little squeak every time you open the door or the cupboard but it's so simple to fix in really no time at all. Watch this video tutorial for help with fixing noisy or squeaky doors and window hinges. Repair squeaky door hinges. Click throug ...more

How To : Take apart and reassemble an Xbox 360 controller

Controller on the blink? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling and reassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair (or custom ...more

How To : Disassemble an Xbox 360 controller

Get a handle on controller disassembly with this free video tutorial. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any s ...more

How To : Disassemble an XBOX 360 controller

Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 console controller quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair (or custom paint job, for that ...more

How To : Revive your XBox 360 and fix the RROD

AHHHHH!!! The Red Ring of Death! Fortunately there's a solution. This straightforward and incredibly helpful how to video will breathe some life into your XBox 360. For this repair you also need -Torx 8 Screwdriver/T8 -Torx 10 Screwdriver/T10 -A small flat screwdriver to open ...more

How To : Mod the color of your Xbox 360 avatar

You will need the latest version of Eclipse for this tutorial to work. You will also, of course, need an Xbox and a data transfer cable. Extract your profile to your computer hard drive, and then mod it however you would like!

How To : Quickly create a Windows 7 boot disk

In this how-to video, you will learn how to quickly make a Windows 7 boot disk. This is essential for making backups or booting from something other than the operating system on your hard drive. First, go to the control panel and click the back up your computer option under sy ...more

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