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I have an xbox and now with my new comp I don't really use it anymore so I a few months ago was interested in installing linux on it, but failed because of somthing with the memory stick or cable that I spliced, but I have played many games on my comp and such and just want to do some cool modding and want to pick up where I left off. I was last night snooping around if I could install somthing other than linux and saw somthing about installing windows 95/98 on to it, but the instructions sucked. It said somthing about putting a dos emulator on it then getting the image of windows on the key and istalling it or somthing, but I coulden't understand them. I was wondering if anyone has installed windows on the xbox and can you give me step-by-step instructions because otherwise I'll get lost and stuff, sry. Thanks in advanced
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I'm sure in one of the many threads you can find an answer to it, I know it can be done but Windows on a TV screen kind of sucks unless to have a VGA adapter for a monitor

http://forums.xbox-scene.com/index.php?showforum=68
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Well I could try and use a custom resolution on the tv, it'd just too bad that tv is like 640x480 or somthing like that. I wonder if I would use nvida drivers for the gpu or somthing.
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Whew well I got my dad's old usb thumb drive and tried it with that and I have the everything I need, now all I need is to rent mechwarrior, or see if a freind has it and I'll be set. Does anyone know of a different image so I can use a different game other than mechwarrior?
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First of all: it's MechAssault...

Yes, there are other games with the "gamesave exploit", SplinterCell for one.

Have a surf on the net...I know www.xbox-scene.com and www.xbox-hq.com have some EXCELLENT tutorials on softmodding and installing miscellaneous crap on your xbox. Give it a shot!
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in my opinion, the easiest and best softmod is the uxe method... http://www.biline.ca/xbox_uxe.htm ... you can use James Bond 007: Agent under Fire (Platinum version may not work), Mech Assault or Splinter Cell
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Ummm, I have the game but I rewalised that my dashboard is too new, so I tried reading this http://www.xbox-linux.org/wiki/Softw...Linux.27_fails but it didn't help, do any of you know how I could get ahold of an olderdashboard and how to install it? Also what telenet program should I use?
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I am really stuck. I have no idea where to go from here I am so stuck, and I even tried just flashing the xbox's bios but have no clue on how to do that either.
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post #9 of 16
Just spend a few bucks for a modchip. Then you can run any dashboard you want without jumping through softmod hoops.
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Im a fan of soft mods and modchips... I wouldnt say soft mods have many "hoops" tho some have their own opinion as to what a hoop is, to some, modchips have just as many... its all perspective... if you dont have any money to spend, just do the soft mod and dont worry about buying a modchip... unless you dont have whats needed to do a soft mod, then buy a modchip, itll be about the same price in the end

if your dash is fully updated, the uxe method should work just fine... what list did you use to determine whether your dash was compatible or not?
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