I just bought a new hard drive to replace the 20GB hard drive in the Halo 3 Edition system. I want to use it in the detachable shell on the top of the system, but Im having problems getting the old partition info from the old drive to the new one.
Can anyone give me some instructions on how this is done?
I think you have to format the hdd on the xbox in the settings -> storage tab. If you want to transfer data I think you have to use a transfer cable.
I have a PS3 Slim 120 GB. I just updated to 4.55, and it got stuck while restarting the system. I force shut it down, and in doing so, I corrupted the hard drive. Now, I do not have any display (I tried HDMI and the AV adapter), and I can't even get into Safe Mode after following the appropriate steps. After removing the hard drive from the PS3, I see the error message that the media storage cannot be found, so I know that my hard drive is corrupted. But now, I can boot into safe mode by following the steps without the hard drive. I made a USB flash drive with the 4.55 update, so
Let's say I had a 60GB Playstation 3, and I bought a new 500GB hard drive to replace the old one. I take the 60GB hard drive out of the machine, put the 500GB one in, format it, and get started and.. "Oops! I forgot to back something up from the old hard drive!" Can I take the 500GB hard drive back out and put the 60GB drive back in (remember, this is the same console; not a new one), and will it still recognize the old drive properly so I can perform a backup?
Is it possible, if I have a 4gb S, to put my new hard drive in the 4gb S and copy the data over to the new hard drive just like a usb, then plug it into my new xbox? Or can I just put the new hard drive in the old 4gb xbox 360 S, copy the data over, and keep the hard drive in the old xbox without anything going wrong?
Ok so I've seen the other questions about installing games onto another drive(SSD) and I've already done that properly for any new game that I have been getting. However I want to know if there is a proper way to transfer games from my old drive over to the new drive without having to uninstall and then re-download them. I already tried copying the folders over but all that does is make steam not know where the games are anymore and I'm not sure how to change the location that it looks for a particular game once it is already installed on my C drive. Thank you!
I have an old (not slim) Xbox 360 Elite console. Recently I started getting the "Open Tray" fault. I tried all the suggestions online (tapping, opening up, cleaning, checking laser position) all to no avail. I decided to get a replacement drive off eBay, knowing that if I got the same model I could either swap the old PCB into the new drive or failing that flash the new PCB with the key from..., is this correct? I wanted to check before I open the new drive up in case I can return it. Is it possible that the new drive has a fault already (it was listed as new not reconditioned); or do I have
I need some enlightenment here. I owned my PS3 like 2 years ago, but it was broken, I can't turn it on. So I bought a 2nd hand PS3 from a different person. My old PS3 has all the saved data and there is one downloaded game in it. I have searched on the Net on how to transfer saved games and all, but all requires the other PS3 to be still functional and mine doesn't work anymore. I heard placing the hard disk drive on the new PS3 won't work either since they are encrypted and if I want to use it, I have to format it? I need clarification here and I'd love to know if there are any other ways
My old Xbox RRoD'd on me so I've gone out Xbox hunting. I've got a new Slimline 250gb Xbox, I'm trying to get the data off my old drive on to it. I've got the old drive hooked up in a SATA Caddy so I can access it through Explorer on my PC. I've made an image of the drive, but I'm not sure what to do next. Anyone got any ideas? It's mainly the saved games I want over, I've formatted a USB Flash drive on the Xbox already, but it's full of Data00001 type files so I'm not sure what/if anything can be done from there. Help much appreciated.
Possible Duplicate: What data does the PS3’s backup utility preserve? I have a 2.5" HDD I'm going to replace in my PSE, but I do not have a spare hard drive I can use as to backup the PS3 to and restore to the new drive. I was thinking I could use the hard drive I'm going to put in the PS3 as a temporary backup drive, transfer the files onto my computer and then put that drive into the PS3. After that I can mount the old ps3 hard drive into the external enclosure, format it and then transfer the backup data onto the now external old-PS3 hard drive and restore backup data like
My HDD is starting to make noise and I think it's time for me to change it. I have the old 60Gb PS3. I was wondering the PS3 installs it's OS. Do I just have to switch the HDD and let the PS3 install it by itself? I don't think so. Does the option "Restore PS3 System" reinstall the OS on the hard drive? What do I have to do to install the OS on the new HDD?