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How do I make a P.C. DVD drive with the original Xbox? Answered

I am in need of the proper jumpers and pin out of the proprietary Xbox cable.



Best Answer 9 years ago

It is possible. The only way that would work would be to use an unlocking tool like these. But even then, it only works for a limited amount of drive types. Though from what I have read, the xbox uses a standard drive.

The original xbox had some sort of encryption, and I think the drives had a special chip to handle this. I don't think you can use a normal DVD-ROM in an xbox, or at least if you expect it to play games on encrypted discs.

just buy a regular DVD drive?

I am not sure can you post the picture of the drive and I can try to help.