new xbox, old hard drive?

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casper7
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new xbox, old hard drive?

Post by casper7 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 8:48 pm

i have a 120g hard drive from an old xbox that i shorted out doing a portable. is there a way to hook up that hard drive to a slim xbox? they will both be taken apart as i plan on retrying my portable but with a slim xbox. just if i can save money and just get the 4g xbox that would awsome.

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Re: new xbox, old hard drive?

Post by I Throw Tanks » Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:24 pm

Use the Transfer Cable?

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Re: new xbox, old hard drive?

Post by casper7 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:43 pm

not sure about the new xbox but on the old, when you use the transfer cable, you can not save to that hard drive, only transfer to and from. was gonna do that on my home xbox so i had more memory but it wont let me. :(

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Re: new xbox, old hard drive?

Post by eagle5953 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:17 am

If you open up the old-style hard drive case, the hard drive inside can be put directly into the new XBox. However, it will be 'floating,' only held in place by the power/data connections. You can get empty hard drive enclosures for the XBox Slim - I think dealextreme carries them.

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Re: new xbox, old hard drive?

Post by casper7 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:36 am

why yes it does. thanks! :D not sure how soon i will be able to finish my portable but it looks like the slim will make it a lot easyer

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