Flashing an MS28 The VCC Switch Method

(not for noobs, requires desoldering of a small smt resistor) Open up your drive and desolder the middle VCC resistor (resistor R408) like in the following picture Wire up a simple SPST toggle slide switch (or use wires) to one of the blue locations, and the other to the only red location. Set the switch to Off. Since you already have the drive apart and now have a switch installed on it, it's probably easier to flash the PCB out of the DVD drive. This is what xboxto did in the following...

Backing Up Xbox 360 Games

There are a few different ways to back up your Xbox 360 games. There are two free cheap methods, but are pretty complex. There is a much easier method as well, but it requires that you purchase a specific DVD-ROM drive and install it in your PC. Method 1 Using Your Xbox 360 Drive (Samsung only) This method involves connecting the Samsung drive to your PC. This method currently does not work with the Hitachi drive because the game partition fails to unlock correctly. In order to get the Samsung...

Xtreme Boot Maker MS28 drive

Bad flash method (Works only with VIA chipsets) Use Xtreme Boot Maker to prepare your USB-drive with the correct files (or any other bootable and formattable device). In order to use the bad-flash recovery method (aka 10 second trick) for Samsung MS-28 drives , check the checkbox on the tab General Options (Apply Bokes Patch). (ONLY FOR MS-28 DRIVES ) 1. First go to the tab General Options of Xtreme Boot Maker 2. Hit the Open button to browse your computer and select the .rar archive...