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If this thread is not good, please delete it. I don't want any trouble. But if its ok, please lets talk about the procedures on how to do it, its pretty cool.

I opened up my spare 20 gig drive enclosure yesterday to replace it with a 250 gig drive. Not knowing what to do, I searched online on how to upgrade to either a 60, 120 or 250 gig drive and found the procedure on how to do it. Having the recommended drive, I started the procedure to have a 250gig drive instead of a 20gig drive.

I don't want to go into too much detail, unless approved, but it does work... I now have a 250 gig drive for the fraction of the cost...

This is not a firmware hack, and it does not BAN your xbox in doing so...

If ok, I will publish the steps on how to do this... I'm amazed on how simple it actually is...
    
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Do post how to do this, my 60GB drive just isn't cutting it.
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it's not exactly entirely illegal to do even microsoft knows about the hard drive swapping but they aren't enforcing it at all. redface.gif
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post #4 of 60
I doubt that it's not legal. I mean you basically are just replacing a HDD.
Not to mention, you're replacing it with a allowed HDD and not just any ol' HDD.
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I'd replace with a 500GB
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I'd replace with a 500GB

You can't.
post #7 of 60
only can do 250gb's max
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Sounds good! I've read a couple different ways to do it but I don't know any body that actually has done it and which way they used. Tell us and I'll just use your method since it works.
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post #9 of 60
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Ok, sweet. Here is the link..

Enjoy, and if you have trouble, send me a PM or reply here.

It works flawlessly when using the recommended drives listed... I used this WD drive..
Edited by Joeteck - 3/4/11 at 10:18am
    
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i've done it, the enclosure costed like $10 and I got a 250GB WD 2.5" Black drive for $25 on newegg.
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