how to softmod xbox 360

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  1. loop04
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    I am completely new to soft modding and need a tutorial that teaches a person like me who knows nothing about this how to start hacking my xbox. And can I keep live if I do hack it?
     
  2. Nujui

    Nujui I need something to do.

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    If you want to keep live I'd suggest doing the Dvd fw hack. Go to Jungeflasher site and get the guide on how to there, you can also go onto their irc if you have any questions.
     
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    Lol.. sorry to tell you but there is no soft mod for the xbox 360, only options i know of are,
    • If your xbox 360 is on kernal 7371 or less it is jtagable: which means you can run unsigned code , games off hdd without disc etc. homebrew
    • If not, you can use the RGE on it, which requires soldering a CMOD chip and flashing and dumping the nand some how: This can run unsigned code but only from XELL so no xbox 360 games are playable from disc or hdd yet, just homebrew and linux, but a rebooter is coming soon and this will be the equivalent of a jtag
    • another option for if you just want to play backup games is
      DISC Flash your drive with LT+ firmware, which depending what your drive is can require different things. THIS OPTION is the most safe to play on live
      HDD Look into the xkey and the wasabi360
     
  4. Devin

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    By Softmod, I assume you want to play games without having to purchase them. Amirite?
     
  5. Joe88

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    softmod is the dvd firmware hack

    hardmod is anything that you need to solder onto the board
     
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    Yeah i guess so, but i consider softmod like the wii, where no disassembling is required. To flash a dvd fw, accept for the benq all require additional tools im pretty sure?
     
  7. Nujui

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    Actually, the only things I needed to hack my Hitachi was a cd rw and a sata cable, I used my xbox to power to drive though it's better using a tool for that.

    The only hard thing was the dissembling, which was my first time ever doing so [​IMG].

    Though each drive differs.
     
  8. loop04
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    But the jungle flasher guide tells me to take appart my xbox and mess with it is there any way that i can hack it without having to take it appart?
     
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    all source will lead u to take apart your xbox. its a must [​IMG]
     
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    how do i figure out what version drivers my xbox has?
     
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    You could do the non-jtag stuff. Which would allow you to do everything, minus playing burned games. And there's the threat of getting banned, but if that doesn't get to you. You're fine. It also doesn't require you to open up your 360.
     
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    What are the non jtag stuff? please be simple im very new to this
     
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    how do i figure out what version drivers my xbox has?
     
  15. Joe88

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    alot of people thing that way but easy way to remember it

    softmod
    modifying the software (this includes custom firmware, flashing, plug and play devices, may or may not require opening the hardware, ect...)

    hardmod
    modifying the hardware (includes modchips, soldered and solderless)
     
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