In this how-to video, you will learn how to connect a USB hard drive to your Xbox 360. This will be useful if you want storage for additional media and do not have enough space for it. First, turn on your system and then go to disk management and delete the partition. Back up ...more
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Is your Xbox 360 lacking on storage space? Need just a little bit more room? Maybe a new hard drive isn't the answer for your needs. Maybe all you need is a USB flash drive. You could also use an external hard drive that connects via USB cable. You need to make sure you have ...more
If you picked up a new Xbox 360 Slim, the first thing you're going to want to do is transfer all your old saved game data from your old Xbox 360 to the new internal hard drive in the Slim 360. To do this you'll need a transfer cable. You can pick one up online at Gamestop, or ...more
Since the day of the Xbox 360 release, storage space for the device has been overpriced beyond belief. OEM 250GB HDD models still cost $110 USD! A 250GB hard drive should not destroy my wallet, Microsoft. Storage space, especially on HDDs, is cheap. You can buy a removable 2TB ...more
Whether you're just starting out modding your XBox 360 or mod a lot of them, there is a good chance that you are going to brick one at some point, rendering the hard drive and console itself completely unusable for practical purposes. Well now you can even fix that! This three ...more
In this video, we learn how to install games to the Xbox 360 hard drive (Xbox 101). When you install a game to your console, it can have a lot of positive effects. The first one is: the disc won't spin constantly. This means less stress on the console, making it happier. Next, ...more
When Microsoft came out with it's big XBox 360 firmware update at the beginning of last year, one of the cool abilities that they added to the console is the ability to install games directly to the hard drive. This will make your games load much faster and improve your gamepl ...more
If you are looking for a data storage solution that's portable, but also durable, you should watch this video to learn how to build a USB hard drive. Take apart your external hard drive to find out what kind it is and then build a new one.
Go all the way inside your Xbox 360. Watch this video to learn how to remove and disassemble the hard drive from your Xbox 360, then put it back together and replace it in the Xbox 360. This video makes the whole thing very clear
In this tutorial, we learn how to clear your Xbox 360's hard drive cache. First, go to the system settings on your "my xbox" tab. Next, go to memory, then hit "y" for device options. Now, enter these buttons "x,x,lb,rb,x,x" with your remote to clear the cache. Now, hit yes whe ...more
In this Video Games video tutorial you will learn how to access your Xbox 360 hard drive. You need four tools for this. They are an exacto knife, T6 torque wrench, T10 torque wrench and a small fly head screwdriver. With the exacto knife cut a hole in the sticker as shown in t ...more
If you want more space on your Xbox 360, one solution is to buy a new hard drive. But then you run the risk of losing all your saved content. Here's how you can transfer information and game data from your old hard drive to the new.
If you're curious about how things work, or need to open up your Xbox 360 hard drive, be sure to check out this video. This video will also show you how to reassemble your hard drive after disassembling it. Keep in mind that opening up the Xbox 360 hard drive will break the wa ...more
There are lot of reason to take apart the hard drive on the XBox 360, most of them at least slightly nefarious. Whatever you intention, this video will show you how to disassemble the HDD completely, leaving you with a big case and a small hard drive that can be connected to a ...more
Microsoft recently made it possible to use a USB memory stick to expand your storage capacity. You'll want to watch this video to check out how it's done. Basically, you're going to need an Xbox 360 game system, and a USB flash drive with at LEAST 1G storage capacity. Under th ...more
Take apart a Xbox 360 hard drive to get it ready to hook up to the computer. You can get the software and more info on how to mod a laptop hard drive to work in your Xbox 360 at http://forums.xbox-scene.com
Looking to upgrade? This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling a Microsoft Xbox 360 hard disk drive quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. This tutorial will also be of use t ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to turn your laptop hard drive into an external USB drive. This hack is fairly easy to perform, all it requires for you to know is where to locate the laptop's hard drive for extraction. You'll also have to purchase a USB h ...more
HDDhackr is a really cool little software utility that allows you to make any hard drive work as an XBox 360 hard drive. No need to pay a ridiculous premium to buy a cheap hard drive from Microsoft! This video will teach you how to use HDDhackr to set up a hard drive for use o ...more
Microsoft has behaved pretty douchily as far as managing the hard disc drive (HDD) sizes it made available for the XBox 360. The 20GB drive included in most models of the system is woefully inadequate, and many have been convinced to give Microsoft even more money to get a lar ...more
OK! This video shows you how to configure any USB flash drive for storage on for your Xbox 360. The flash drive has to be at least 1GB and can be as large as 16GB. You are allowed to use up to two flash drives which can give you an extra 32 GB of storage. Now you can use a fla ...more
If you've had a hard drive go bad, you know the feeling of helplessness that comes from thinking you may have just lost all your data. This video will show you how to recover data from an Xbox 360 hard 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.
Looking for extra storage for your Xbox 360? This video will show you how to get it done. You'll need a USB flash drive - minimum 1G, up to 16G, and of course, an Xbox 360. Then follow the vid to get it done.
If you've been using a USB flash drive for storage on your Xbox 360 and you'd like to remove it, this how-to will teach you what you need to know. Follow the steps to disconnect your mini storage device from your game system.
If you're looking to get some more storage on your Xbox 360, this video will show you how to do it. A little storage is good, so a lot is great, right? Check it out. Requirments: 1 UsbStick/FlashDrive 1 Xbox 360
Have you ever wondered how to prepare a USB drive to flash an Xbox 360? Here is the how-to -video on how to create an USB drive for flashing your Xbox 360 benq drive. To make a bootable flash drive and to prepare it to flash XBox benq drive you have to download the “Xbox benq ...more
This is a video teaching how to use the Wiiflow USB loader with an external hard drive. This will allow you to store Nintendo Wii games in an external Desktop hard drive. The narrator shows you his consoles and his hard drives while loading the cover on his Wiiflow. The Wiiflo ...more
This instructable will show you how to turn the dead UPS Power Backup into a discreet external hard drive for under $20.00!
Flash memory can be a tad unpredictable at times. I have had 4 flash drives die out on me over the last few years, and they usually die without warning. When a flash memory based device dies, the data is likely impossible to recover. Adversely on an HDD, or Hard Drive Disk, ev ...more
If you are unfortunate enough to own one of the XBox 360's that shipped with a 20gb hard drive, then you've realized that that is way to little storage for everything that you want to have on your XBox. If you've decided to buy a larger drive from Microsoft, this video will sh ...more
This is an intermediate guide on how to easily fix or retrieve data from a bad hard drive. What we're trying to do: 1. Fix a hard drive with a corruption problem (i.e., blue screen) or that is full of viruses to the point of being inoperable. 2. Retrieve data from a hard dr ...more
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
Here is an alternative method to run Ubuntu 10.04 on a Mac without actually installing it on your internal hard disk. The idea is to install Ubuntu on your USB flash disk, instead of installing it on your internal hard drive. I'm talking about a full disk installation. It won ...more
For those of you who have grown tired of the Playstation 3's user interface and are proficient with Linux, this video is a must-see. It demonstrates how to install Linux on your PS3 operating system without reformatting its hard drive or needing to pay for the USB keyboard for ...more
Samimy is at it again. And this time, his ingenuity has tackled a clever way to take something old and broken and restore it to something new and useful. What are we talking about? Modding a broken hard drive and some busted cell phones into a useful rechargeable USB / solar-p ...more
This half-hour episode of Hak5 covers several topics: Using a DSLR camera to create HD footage, building your own Google TV, unlocking & copying locked files with Lock Hunter, using PicPick for screen capture, using WinDirStat for analyzing & cleaning your hard drive, setting ...more
Have a file or a number of files too sensitive to be stored on your desktop hard drive? Thwart would-be snoopers with an encrypted USB flash drive. This free video tutorial from the folks at CNET TV will show you everything you'll need to know to create your own password-prote ...more
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more
Movies, TV shows and other media content can fill up even the most generous hard drive quickly. You can use MediaUSB on aTV Flash to connect an external USB drive to your AppleTV for extra media storage capability, and this tutorial shows you how. Make the most of your Apple TV!
In this episode of Ask the Techoes, D.Lee and Brandon answer viewer questions on how to defrag a Mac hard drive, erasing an NTFS hard drive on Mac OS 10.4, how to uninstall programs and their related files on a Mac, questions with Parallels, and how to create a wireless USB hu ...more
Flashing the disc drive on an XBox 360 and putting new firmware on it so that it can read burned discs is the most challenging and most important part of modding your console. It will allow you to play burned copies of any game and load all sorts of nefarious software onto you ...more
You never know when your computer could eat up all of your work, but you can backup your important files on the music player you already own! Watch this video tutorial to see how to turn your Apple iPod into a backup hard drive. You will of course need an iPod, a computer wit ...more
5 things you didn't know that your xbox 360 could do! These are just 5 cool tricks just to make your xbox 360 experience a little more enjoyable. You can use the USB port for more than just HDs. Plug in a keyboard. Or play movies on the drive.
Newton Virus is the first art virus by Troika. In the beginning were harmless computer viruses. Viruses born out of the wit of early computer adopters, viruses whose sole purpose was to surprise and amuse. A non-destructive form of artificial life. We wanted to revive this g ...more
Not enough space on your laptop? No problem! Grab a new hard drive from your local office supply store and follow this tutorial to learn how to install it. You Will Need • New hard drive • External hard drive enclosure • USB cable • Hard-drive cloning program • Small Phil ...more
The XBox 360 Connectivity Kit is a great tool for connecting your XBox 360 hard drive to your computer, allowing you to manipulate your saves easily. This handy video for beginners will show you how to hook up the CK3 to you XBox drive. Once that's done, you'll be well on your ...more
If you are actively involved in the XBox Live community, then you might be one of the few people who is actually concerned about their XBox 360 gamerscore. Do you wish that yours was higher, but lack the desire to complete all of you games to get those points? Well this video ...more
Formatting a hard drive is not exactly an essential computer skill, but it certainly is if you're a technie who's looking to start building your own computers. Hard drive formatting involves erasing/formating a hard drive or USB flash drive to be compatible with different form ...more
This video is a tutorial showing how to recover deleted files using a free program called Easeus. Even if you have deleted a file from a USB stick or your hard drive, this program can recover them since the files have not been wiped clean. The program can be downloaded from Do ...more
Interested in keeping your iMovie projects on an external USB or FireWire hard drive? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a fairly talky overview of the process in over five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step in ...more
There are loads of reasons for somebody to want to recover a Windows password, and there are lots of different ways of doing it. My favorite of all of these ways is to use a piece of software called Ophcrack because: The free tables are suitable for almost all uses (I've neve ...more
Want to play Nintendo Wii games from a USB hard disk or thumb drive? If you have a soft- or hard-modded, you can. You'll need to install [WBFS Manager http://wbfsmanager.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=26808] and download a copy of Wii Flowa. For a detailed ...more
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.
Do you worry that if your PC is stolen someone can copy all of your data? Then you should encrypt your hard drive and removable USB drives too. In this video tutorial, you'll see how Windows 7 has beefed up Bitlocker, its built-in encryption program, and learn how to use it. I ...more
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
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
It's possible to partition and format your external computer hard drive into NTFS and FAT32 in order to make it compatible with your Xbox 360 or PS3. Watch movies and play music stored on your computer hard drive using your game console!
Wondering how to mod Call of Duty: World at War? This video guide will show you how to use a USB flash drive to mod your Xbox 360 game. Be efficient by killing Nazis and Zombies at the same time.
In this video from AppleGenius0921 he shows us how to connect and set up a Rocport 9CX external hard drive to your Mac. You can connect with 800 or 400 firewire. Take the 800 firewire cord and connect it from the hard drive to the Mac firewire port. Now the Rokport will power ...more