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just wondering is there a way to connect a hard drive to the 360 thru the usb ports on the front? i was curious about this and hooked up a sata 250gb hdd to the usb ports, nothing happened of course, but there should be a way of connecting a pc hdd to the 360 without going out and having to pay 199$ for the 120gb thing that they sell,
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there is a hack but i dont know it
    
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does anyone know the hack?
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I am 90% sure if you do the hack for the HD when you log onto XBOX live your console will be banned for life.
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I am 90% sure if you do the hack for the HD when you log onto XBOX live your console will be banned for life.
You don't want this to happen to you..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYvZnTFpip0
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Cannot talk about this on OC.net, sorry.

Modifying 360s to support a different hard drive requires modding the console, theres a 99.9% chance that your console will be banned from live when you do this, making it impossible to get game updates, demos, play online, etc. Basically rendering your console worthless.

If you absolutely NEED more hard drive space, i'd sell your 360 and get a elite, they have 120GB. I havn't seen the 120GB hard drive by itself, but I havn't looked either. They probably do sell the 120GB hard drive alone. But for $200... You'd be better off just selling your old one and getting a elite, and it'd be cheaper and you'd have a nice 360 with HDMI.

You can also stream files from your computer to the console.
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my console was modded and i never got banned from live but to tell you how to hack the 360 would not be acceptable in these forums.. instead you can try www.dogpile.com and search
    
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Cannot talk about this on Overclock.net, sorry.

Modifying 360s to support a different hard drive requires modding the console, theres a 99.9% chance that your console will be banned from live when you do this, making it impossible to get game updates, demos, play online, etc. Basically rendering your console worthless.

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You can also stream files from your computer to the console.
Cheaper fix.
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just wondering is there a way to connect a hard drive to the 360 thru the usb ports on the front? i was curious about this and hooked up a sata 250gb hdd to the usb ports, nothing happened of course, but there should be a way of connecting a pc hdd to the 360 without going out and having to pay 199$ for the 120gb thing that they sell,
Was the hd formatted in FAT32 ?

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Next create a new FAT32 partition on the newly installed device. Again if the drive is larger than 32GB you will need to use a utility like Partition Magic to create the volume. If the drive is smaller than 32GB you can accomplish this via the "Computer Management" snap in found in the Control Panel -> Administrative tools. Last you need to format the volume. The same rule applies for formatting as well; if it is larger than 32GB you will need some other utility like partition magic to format. Again, windows XP and 2000 does not natively support the creation and formatting of devices larger than 32GB but it does support reading and writing from these large partitions.
-LLAMA XBOX360 MOD
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any usb enclosure will work for that.. but like it says you cant use it for the live market place.. and you also can not use it for saved games.. i
    
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