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Ok so i just got the 360 slim in an effort to sell it, when i figured out the it was only a 4gb model. This turned off people,so i googled around. i figured out that i can use my old 20gb hdd if i bust open the case.

I did and angled it in there and everything seemed to work, except... IT WAS PAINFULLY SLOW. i mean it took the xbox like 2 min to boot up, and games would take 5 min. I cleared the catch on the drive and formatted it to no avail.

Anyone think they can help?
Edited by funky882 - 5/13/11 at 8:34pm
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Well you're going to have a hard time selling an XBOX that has no warranty as you've opened the case.

Couldn't you have just returned it if you just got it? Save yourself the hassle?
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no you misunderstood. I didn't take the xbox apart at all.
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no you misunderstood. I didn't take the xbox apart at all.
OH! I see what you mean by "bust open the case". You mean you took apart the HDD case thing?
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OH! I see what you mean by "bust open the case". You mean you took apart the HDD case thing?
Yes, if you take apart the hdd casing you can use older xbox hard drives in the slim models.

As far as the question goes, how old is the hard drive? Have you tried removing the hard drive and booting since then?
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you also need to make sure that when you put in the HDD from the older system that you put something in the sides of it so the HDD doesnt move or bend. If you put just the HDD in the system you will notice that its not 100% secure.

Not sure what your problem is honestly since I am using a my old 120gb in my 4gb slim. I did format after installing it. You could try to format or try removing the HDD putting it back in & making sure its secure nice n tite so it doesnt move around.
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