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This instructable details the installation of a larger hard drive into a soft-modded original XBox. Here I recount my experience upgrading the origin...
For this instructable the following parts and tools are required: - A Torx screwdriver - A Molex hard drive power cable "Y" splitter - A new hard dri...
Invert the Xbox on a flat surface and remove the five torx screws from the bottom using the screwdriver. The locations are shown in the photo below. S...
Next we must prepare the new hard drive for cloning. Following the instructions that came with your hard drive, set the unit to slave / secondary mode...
The new hard drive will be cloned by 'hot-swapping' it with the DVD drive while the XBox is running. This is necessary as the DVD drive must hooked up...
Power on the XBox and allow it to boot into the dash. If the Xbox does not boot, make sure that you have not fully unplugged the DVD drive (it should ...
Note that some controllers do not play nicely with the Chimp program. If you are having problems, try a different (preferably original Microsoft) cont...
Next the hard drive bay taken out to allow the removal of the original hard drive. Remove the PATA ribbon cable (gray) from the IDE connector at the ...
Remove the two screws on either side of the bay attaching the hard drive to the bay. Unplug the power cable, and set the old hard drive aside safely i...
Reassemble the XBox by reversing the actions of Step 2 (replace the cover and screws).
Now plug in your XBox, cross your fingers and power it on! Should everything have proceeded smoothly, you should have a new large capacity hard driv...
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