V0078FK Instructions

Once you have the v78 drive in ModeB using the Slax disc and detected in Windows, follow these instructions for flashing the v0078FK drive. 1. Download Maximus 360 Firmware Toolbox v3.1 from Xbins. It is a .NET application that requires Microsoft .NET framework v2 to run properly. 2. Insert an original retail game or movie DVD into the Hitachi drive. Remember that the Hitachi drive in ModeB likes to automatically eject after a few seconds. Follow one of these methods to keep the drive closed. -...

Downloading The Firmware

The hacked firmware may be illegal under the DMCA, EUCD, or other local, national, and international copyright laws. It contains portions of Microsoft's copyrighted firmware and therefore cannot be linked to or downloaded publicly. Do not request the firmware on any forums because you will most likely be banned. Use Xbins. Xbins is an IRC channel and FTP server that hosts Xbox and Xbox 360 mod files. If you have never used Xbins before, the easiest method is to use Ground Zero's automated Xbins...

Opening The Xbox 360

The outer Xbox 360 shell is entirely screwless. Plastic friction tabs hold the case together. There are many different tutorials for opening the Xbox 360, with different methods. Here are some links to opening the Xbox 360 tutorials. I decided not to cover opening the Xbox 360 in this tutorial since it is already long enough and there are many other tutorials for opening the Xbox 360. Notes - The Anandtech guide says you need to use a Torx 12 screwdriver. There is no such thing. You need a Torx...

Xbox 360 and PC Connections

Make sure the Xbox 360 power cable and video cable are both plugged in. You do not need to hook up the video to a TV, but it does have to be plugged into the back of the Xbox 360. The Xbox 360 uses a floating point ground. Your PC uses a true earth ground. This difference can cause excess voltage to travel through your SATA cable and potentially damage your Xbox 360 DVD drive or PC Motherboard SATA card. Remedy this problem by connecting the Xbox 360's ground to...

Method 1 Purchasing a Kreon Drive best option

Kreon Xbox360

The following drives can be purchased, installed in your PC, and then flashed with one of Kreon's alternate firmwares for reading Xbox 360 games. SH-D162C IDE TS-H352C IDE SH-D163A SATA TS-H353A SATA After purchasing the drive, install it in your PC and then get on Xbins and download the firmware. Alternatively, many people sell these drives pre-flashed with the Kreon firmware on eBay. The best method to obtain the firmware is by using Xbins. Xbins is an IRC channel and FTP server that hosts...

Method 3 WxRipper

There is another method used to backup Xbox 360 games by hotswapping discs with a normal PC DVD-ROM drive. This method involves hotswapping a large 8 gb movie DVD with your Xbox 360 game. The reason this is done is because the Xbox 360 discs have a fake table of contents. So, hotswapping and finding the magic number offset is the only way to read the real contents of discs. Hotswapping the discs means switching them without actually hitting the eject button on your drive. So, you will have to...

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When you're back into DOS, plug the SATA cable back into the Xbox 360 DVD drive. Type in the following command, using your Xbox 360 serial number that you used with the iDump command. MTKFlash should run and your drive should be listed. If you see an item in the list named XTREME, choose that. iPrep renames your SATA controller to this when it creates the hexedited MTKFlash. Select the drive from the list and it should flash your drive with the hacked firmware. It should flash 4 banks. The 4th...

Philips BenQLiteOn VAD6038 Tutorial

Sorry, as of July 7, 2007 there is currently no hacked firmware for this drive or software to dump flash the drive firmware. Please keep checking Xbox and Xbox 360 scene websites for any updates. The outer Xbox 360 shell is entirely screwless. Plastic friction tabs hold the case together. There are many different tutorials for opening the Xbox 360, with different methods. Here are some links to opening the Xbox 360 tutorials. I decided not to cover opening the Xbox 360 in this tutorial since it...