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.

  1. 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.
    • 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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  3. 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.
    • 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.

Conclusion

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

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4 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?

David Johnson - Reply

no the os is on the internal drive all the hard drive is doing is adding more storge space

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allloa - Reply

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

Javier Eduardo Pacheco Hazim - Reply

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