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Windows 7: [Tutorial]How to format a orginal xbox 360 HDD for use on pc

22 Dec 2011   #1
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 
[Tutorial]How to format a orginal xbox 360 HDD for use on pc

ok so i was trying to find out on the net how to format my old xbox 360 hdd for pc since i can't use it anyways because i got the new xbox that doesn't use those anymore so i stumbled across a thread showing how to do it and i thought i would explain how to do this so you can use it as a normal external HDD. This worked for me so no doubt it will work for you

first what you need is a xbox hdd and a xbox 360 hard drive transfer cable
1.download a tool called Hard Disk Low Level Format Tool link: https://rs151tl.***************/#!download|151tl5|89683376|HDD_Low_Level_Format_Tool_2.36.1181.7z|1258|R~85CE4127B05C3EB82A30D9BA499 D3565|0|0

2.once you install that start the hard disk low level format tool and select your xbox 360 HDD

3.click the tab called low-level format
4.Then click "format this device" and wait a while for it to finish formatting the xbox hdd

5.When its finished formatting go to your windows start menu right click on computer and choose manage

6.click on the tab called disk management and there should be your xbox hdd but un-formated so your going to have to make it NTFS format and right click on it and make a new simple volume. If it does not allow you to make a new simple volume then right click were it says disk on the side like for example disk1 depending how many HDD's your pc has and choose convert to GPT disk,mines already formatted should look similar just without the NTFS and custom named hdd

7.once that is done it should make your xbox HDD usable on your pc like any normal pc HDD

anyways if anyone experinces issues or has questions post here and I'll see what i can do to help
might make a video tutorial later when i got time and post here if i get to it


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22 Dec 2011   #2
mgp1964

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

The short cut, use gpart, delete the partition and you're done.
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