Install Game after activate.iso?

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Games & Content' started by red_fox, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. red_fox
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    As we're still waiting on the new firmware I'm considering playing games using activate.iso, but I don't want to have to play from the disc, I much perfer to install the games.

    I'm just wondering can you install a game after running the activate disc, and then play from the hard drive (again after running the activate disc, of course)?
     
  2. Akuma147

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    Yes, you can.
     
  3. red_fox
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    Excellent, thank you.
     
  4. wyndcrosser

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    Not being an asshole. but why didnt you just try it? That's what I did.

    Wynd
     
  5. Moose13

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    Can you load up the game without Activate.iso after it's installed on the HD?
     
  6. red_fox
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    I have enough games that I could (probably) wait until the new firmware, and if it didn't work then I'd have essentially wasted a dvd, it wouldn't have been a big deal but I was just looking for a simple answer to something I was sure someone would know (and a search got me nowhere).
     
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    Doesn't matter, you're still getting banned if you have modded your 360.
     
  8. red_fox
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    I don't connect to live, it's not about being banned, it's about having my xbox run more quietly, and since I can install games via activate.iso, all that's left is convenience.
     
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    no
     
  10. driverzx

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    Then... Why use the activate.iso? Just downgrade the wave with WavePatcher.
     
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    Ah, that's even better, I didn't think such patched isos would work on 1.6, but it seems they do, so thank you, that's much simplier overall.
     
  12. FAST6191

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    Even if you are not planning on live avoid wave patching games; LT may not bother to check such things but other firmwares might and historically they have checked to see if a game matches the wave it is supposed to be from.