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Old Dec 31, 2004, 03:12 AM
silent sniper silent sniper is offline
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Default mod needed to add a dvd drive?

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im planning to add a pc dvd drive cause the drive i have in mine is defective and its waay to late to send it back to i have a pretty good idea on how to install it but my question is do i need a mod chip for my new drive to work? and also is it possible to play originals on a pc dvd drive?..thank you

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Old Jan 03, 2005, 05:10 AM
donhay donhay is offline
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I assume you know that you can't just fit a standard pc drive to an xbox?
There is a lot of work to convert a pc drive to an xbox drive.

I think you would be better off buying an xbox dvd drive from ebay, or from one of many sites selling xbox spares.
An xbox dvd drive would be a straight swap with the one you have now. No chips involved.
Old Jan 03, 2005, 04:23 PM
lanky_peanut lanky_peanut is offline
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can u buy an xbox dvd drive... attach to ur pc and back up an xbox game by popping it into ur xbox dvd drive on ur pc then burning it w. a dvd burner?

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Old Jan 06, 2005, 12:17 PM
donhay donhay is offline
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Nice idea m8 but no.

Xbox file system is different to pc and the dvd drive won't work either.

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