Introduction

There is no such thing as too much hard drive space, and nothing more frustrating than too little. This guide will show you how to replace your Xbox 360 S hard drive.

Tools

No tools required.

Orient the Xbox 360 S so that the bottom of the console is facing toward you.
  • Orient the Xbox 360 S so that the bottom of the console is facing toward you.

  • Push the latch holding down the hard drive cover to the left.

  • Pull the hard drive cover away from the console.

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Firmly grasp the fabric tab labeled "250 GB" attached to the hard drive.
  • Firmly grasp the fabric tab labeled "250 GB" attached to the hard drive.

  • Pull the hard drive straight out of the console.

  • The fabric tab is attached to a catch further inside the hard drive housing. It will take some force to pull the hard drive out.

If i buy a new xbox 360 and replace the hardrive inside with my own, will i have my account and saves? or will i have to recover my account and start over?

yamboboy - Reply

You will still have your saves and account if you replace your hard drive in the new xbox

Robert Miller -

hola tengo un disco de laptop y quiero ponerle 100 juegos como puedo hacer la xbox me reconose el disco y todo lo configuro pero cuando conecto a mi pc para pasar los juejosel emulador no me deja

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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3 Comments

do you have to transfer the OS? or data? if so what utility is used? do you need a data transfer cable?

Can I just add an external drive to supplement the existing HDD?

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allloa - Reply

My hardrive says its unformated but its not and i dont want to loose content

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