Planning to hack a 360

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May 1, 2008

Planning to hack a 360 by SeanoRLY? at 4:35 PM (2,435 Views / 0 Likes) 28 replies

  1. SeanoRLY?
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    Alrighty, so I've decided to invest in a 360. The main reason is because I've heard that a 360 can be hacked and can play backups easily, whilst keeping the ability to go online with these said backups.

    I've read through many tutorials, watched videos, etc and feel that I could do this at home with my (future) 360. I just need a few things cleared up.

    1. I've got an ASUS P5K-R motherboard with the P35 chipset. Will I be able to flash a 360 drive with this, or should I consider buying a VIA SATA card?
    2. What steps would I take to make sure that I'm as "stealthed" as possibly whilst playing games online? I'm sure at least a few of you must do this. Care to tell me how long you've been doing it for, and any safety measures you take?
    3. What discs do you use to backup your games? Verbatim are the most used, but I was wondering if I'd be able to use something like this as Verbatims are kinda expensive, or maybe I just suck at finding them for a decent price. [​IMG]

    Cheers!

    I'll just use this topic for anything new that comes up.

    Offtopic: Anyone got a 360 w/ 20gb Hard Drive and accessories? 8D Maybe I'll post in the trading section [​IMG]
     


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    You only need 1 tutorial. http://www.360mods.net/Downloads/get=61.html

    That chipset will only work with Hitachi or MS25 Samsung drives, you have to open it to see the latter. All scene releases are stealth patched. PM'ed link to Verbatims. (Don't spread said link)
     
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    Hmm, alrighty, thanks for the links. I'll take a look.

    If anyone else has anything to say, feel free xD

    Thanks again!
     
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    Link to Verbatims please [​IMG]? Got my 360 flashed and now I need some backups [​IMG].
     
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    Can every xbox 360 be hacked ? If yes, is there some mothods : like one method for one drive etc
     
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    As far as I know, every drive can be hacked, yes. Although some seem more troublesome than others.

    Textbook's guide seems to be the best. Offtopic recommended it too in the link above.
     
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    It'll work fine for all , not just for ms25 and hitachi. Ms28 and benq will flash , you'll just have to solder a switch to unlock the drive for writing rather than it being 100% software.
     
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    DVD+R DL
    or
    DVD-R DL
    ?
     
  10. Bob Evil

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    Either ...

    ImgBurn at 2.4x, with Verbatim 2.4x DVD+R DL, using a Pioneer burner, is a good way to ... there are other good ways to go, also ...
     
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    newegg sell the Pioneer 115D for only $5 more ...
     
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    why must it be at 2.4x?
     
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    It doesn't have to be ... that's just a good speed for 360 games ...
     
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    Are you sure you can use DVD-R DL discs? I believe I tried them before and they failed, but DVD+R worked fine?
     
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    DVD+R DL will def work ...
     
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    You have to use DL+R DL disks
     
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    for best results/


    DVD+R DL [DVD-R DL wont work]
    2.4x [high speeds work, but it only takes 40 minutes a burn]
    Verbatim [Made in Singapore]

    Pioneer drives work the best i've heard,
     
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    ONLY 40 minutes? xD
     
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    Only 37 minutes for me.
     

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