So i want to install linux on an old xbox any suggestions
Question by abadfart | last reply
SO im getting a new slim 360 soon and i want to mod my current one. Is there any way to J-tag it since it has the 12xxxx series dash (something like that). I really dont want to fork out all that cash for a mod chip for RGH. Is there any way I can use traditional methods of wiring components to J-tag my box? Thanks, Bud
Question by budhaztm | last reply
I have a xbox 360 that used to work. My friend tried to fix a 3 RROD on it. He said he tried many times to start the xbox up it would show a green light for a second, then turn off. I now tried starting it without the fans or heat sink, and the power brick light turns red. Can anybody help?
Question by jbaker22 | last reply
I have an xbox (not a 360) and it has an X-bit chip in the back that has a green light that turns on but other then that the only thing it does is say "XECUTTer2" or something like that when I turn on the xbox. it doesn't do much else and I'd like to soft mod my xbox to be able to mod halo and other games. A walkthrough would be appreciated. thanks.
Question by buttetsu
Well lets start with the Xbox its a v1.6 with k. 5383 and d. 5960 now my rig is a Compaq Pressario with sata going to the hdd and the dvd/cd one ribbon ide I hav been using Ndure and Xboxhdm i have tried hotswapping in error mode, playback and during game i believe its unlocked i dont get any errors when i choose option 1 or 2 on the Xboxhdm menu everything boots ok when i type in xbrowser i get 'cd-rom not found in dev/hda' and so on until hdt i believe then it say 'linux cd not found!' i am rackin my brain on how to solve this problem i have been goin at this for two weeks plz any sugestions or opions are gladly accepted thxs
Question by kowala17 | last reply
I have a softmodded original xbox, and it is located in my basement. It is a huge pain to go downstairs just to turn it on. I am looking for a solution. Originally I had planned to do WOL (wake on lan), but the nic doesn't support it. All I have to do it have something that acts like the front button: bridges two wires momentarily. Any suggestions
Topic by dwj300 | last reply
I had an idea for a xbox disk changer, considering my extreme laziness. Basically, It would be an old music disk changer with the same xbox style disk drive in it. The drives ribbon cable would connect from the changer to the xbox, then I'd record the disk switch (up & down) IR signal, and put it in my xbox controller. like www.instructables.com/id/Done/ . So to sum it up, I want to make a 6 disk xbox changer and put the remote in my controller. What I'm asking is how much of a hassle, and even if this is even possible. Thanks in advance ~Nameless~
Question by Nameless37 | last reply
I saw the website of Ben Heck (benheck.com) and I was wondering if it is really necessary to modify the heatsinks for the GPU/CPU and replace the fans. I am planning on making a portable xbox 360 in an alluminum suitcase with the LCD screen from a computer monitor. Is there any easier (legal) way to wirelessly obtain xbox live? What resolution monitor should I get? Any advice?
Topic by MattGyver92 | last reply
Info: There are many benefits to routing your xbox IP through a VPN connection. This ranges from utilizing exclusive American content, to hiding your IP from DDoSers, or even hiding your location from Doxers. This tutorial will show you a loophole that allows you to get around/avoid these hassles. Let us begin. Things you need: WiFi Connection Laptop with LAN port VPN (Virtual Private Network) Ethernet Cable VPN's: IPVanish PureVPN ExpressVPN This tutorial was done using IPVanish When installing these, make sure it sets you up with an American IP so you have access to American Xbox Content. How to Setup VPN on your Xbox Console Use Router Base Connection to Setup VPN on Xbox One of the methods of setting up Xbox One VPN is by tunneling your service via router and then connecting your gaming console and other devices to the router. Note that the setup may vary according to the router you use and the instructions provided by the VPN provider. Use the following steps to configure a VPN service on your router: You need an Ethernet cable and connect your modem to the WAN port in the router. Open your Router’s Control Panel – accessible from your system control panel. Go to the ‘Basic Setup’ / ‘Network’ / ‘Basic’ tab in your router control panel (where you can configure WAN or Internet settings). Enter the setup details provided by your VPN provider (username, password, gateway, subnet mask, etc.). Select the appropriate protocol settings and the change the ‘Connection Type’ based on your router and VPN providers instructions (usually to PPTP, but it depends). Select the appropriate DCHP settings depending on the requirements by your VPN provider. Click the Apply Settings / Save / Connect button and you are done. Now you can connect your Xbox to the router either through Wi-Fi or through Ethernet cable and can enjoy using VPN on your Xbox 360 or Xbox One. Use Your Computer to Setup VPN on Xbox You can also configure a VPN service on your Xbox through sharing the VPN connection on your personal computer with the gaming console. Firstly, setup a VPN connection on your computer: Go to ‘Network and Sharing Center’ from your system’s Control Panel. Click on ‘Setup a New Connection or Network’ and a wizard will appear. Select ‘Connect to a Workplace’ and click ‘Next’. The wizard will ask ‘how do you want to connect?’- select ‘Use my Internet Connection (VPN)’. Next you will have to enter the Internet Address and Destination Name provided by your VPN provider. Enter the details and click ‘Next’. Now enter the Username and Password of your VPN service and click ‘Connect’. If you already have a VPN configured on your computer, use the following steps to connect it to your Xbox: Connect your Xbox with your PC using an Ethernet cable or Wi-Fi. Go to ‘Network and Sharing Center’ from your system’s control panel. Click on the ‘Change Adapter Settings’ on the left side bar. Right click on your VPN connection and click ‘Properties’. Go to the ‘Sharing’ tab and check ‘Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection’ option. Click on the drop down menu below ‘Home Networking Connection’ and select ‘Local Area Network’. Click ‘Ok’.
Topic by linda.devies | last reply
Does anybody know of any mods, or programs for recording what you do on 360? i need a video recording program, (if you know of one that will record voice chat then ausome, but if not then mention the one that will record video plz) i need help and anything will be much appreciated. ps. by the way, the cheaper the better, but i can deal with programs that i need to buy.
Topic by XI3 | last reply
Is there anyway that you know of to convert an origional xbox to a pc, i have a second HDD the sam type as is in the xbox but i don't know where to get a mod chip or how to install one, also what steps would i need to do to fully convert it into a fully working pc?
Question by freerunnin1 | last reply
Where can i download xbox iso files, preferably torrents.(xbox original)
Hi i recently softmoded my xbox. I have a hole heap of save game files on my xbox and i was woundering if i can use these files, to play the actual games. Or do i still need the actual disk to do so. And if i still need the disk can you still please tell me how to copy the games. Please note this is an origanal Xbox.
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How can I use my iPad as an wireless adapter for my Xbox 360 fat?
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I love videogames. I am going to buy an xbox 360 soon. The only problem is that i want to be able to play in the car, in the backyard, wherever without having to mess with a buncle of cables and a huge TV. This gave me an idea. A modder named Ben Heck (http://www.benheck.com) creates portable game consoles from existing ones. I could possibly use the motherboard and extend the ports, put it in an aluminum suitcase, and use an LCD computer monitor for the screen in the lid. I already have most of the materials I need, but I have a few minor concerns. I don't want the unit to overheat leaving me with a dead xbox. I don't know what resolution LCD monitor I should try to get. And I'd like to know if it's possible to hook up a battery that could power the completed unit. Can anyone give me some advice?
Question by MattGyver92 | last reply
Xbox game disc is stuck in the xbox unit.
Question by Karetuarua | last reply
I have an issue with an xbox, it has the 3 red flashing rings. but has no fans, drive or or other wise motherboard power. the fans will not run, the drive will not open or close, and the heat sinks do not become warm. so therefore no cpu or Gpu are not active. The display for the xbox is blank, no e47 issue writting just blank. just wondering if anyone has had this issue or knows of a fix?
Question by slimguy379 | last reply
I have a laptop with a virgin m obile broadband 2 go. want to hook up my xbox to it
Question by jjenharley | last reply
I put the game in the xbox but it doesnt read it
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Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't
Question by sammychow4 | last reply
I replace the dvd drive with the same modle from a different xbox but now it only plays movies it will not work with any of my games. Is there something else I have to do to get it to reconize the games
What tool would be best to cut a window in the side of a xbox 360 i would prefer a hand tool but a power tool would be ok too i have access to a bunch of tools (my dads a contractor) and if i am successful in my mod I plan to make my first instructable :-).
Topic by Tanners | last reply
I want to make something with my original xbox and a xbox 360 20gb harddrive, Im willing to use other things. I just need ideas, Ive already made a computer in a xbox case, it works :D but I need more Ideas, can anyone help?
Question by BobbyTheNerd
Hi i recently turned my orgianal xbox controller into a pc controller. using a driver calle xbcd. I got it up and running im using it on gta 3 (yes i know its old but its a awsome game) in the game the mouse controlls the view i want the right stick to control the view instead. dose any one know how this can be done? I have all of the other controls going except for this one. the mouse is still active wen i play the game. any help will be much aprechiated!!!
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