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Here you are:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4571917-installing_windows_from_flash_drive_part

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4572440-installing_windows_from_flash_drive_part

Check the first link for the software needed and the second one for the method. Just ignore the last part where it is explained the process of installing Windows.

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Cheers

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Hi there, I have just installed 7.10 and I would like to upgrade to the Ubuntu latest version... How can I do that? Can I dowload it or should I order the install CD? Many thanx,*


11.04 is the most stable and current version. You can upgrade from 7 to it with a thumb drive, and an installed program.

Go to the Ubuntu Website and download 11.04 iso.

Download and install UNetBootin.
Insert your thumbdrive, format it.
Open UNetBootin.
Select "Disk Image" then locate the location of the 11.04 iso you downloaded.
Then at the bottom, select your thumbdrive, and click OK

This will then get your thumbdrive bootable, and install 11.04 too it.

Once that's done. Shut down your computer, boot from the thumbdrive, and follow the upgrade instructions.

Best part, about "Upgrade". It'll 99% of the time keep your documents intact and just update the software.

Sep 25, 2011 | Canonical Ltd. Ubuntu

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Xbox set up


If you have an Xbox 360 connected to a home network that also has a Windows Media Center, you can add your Xbox 360 as a Media Center Extender device so that you can enjoy the digital media on your Windows Media Center computer by using Xbox 360. For more information, see Xbox 360 online.
1. Turn on your Windows Media Center computer and log on to Windows. Verify that your computer is connected to your home network.
2. Turn on your Xbox 360 and verify that it is connected to your home network.
3. In Windows Media Center, on the start screen, scroll to Tasks, and then click add extender.
4. On the Welcome to Windows Media Center Extender Setup screen in Windows Media Center, click Next.
5. Press the Green Start button blank.gif on your Xbox 360 remote control or use your Xbox 360 controller to select the media blade.
6. On your Xbox 360, select Media Center.
7. On your Xbox 360, follow the instructions on the screen to obtain an 8-digit Windows Media Center Setup Key. Write down this 8-digit setup key. This is the key that you will use to affiliate your Xbox 360 with your computer that has Windows Media Center.
You do not need to download any additional software because the Extender functionality is built into Windows Media Center.
8. On the Enter the Setup Key screen in Windows Media Center, use the Windows Media Center remote control or keyboard to enter the 8-digit setup key that displays on Xbox 360, and then click Next.
9. Follow the steps in Extender Setup.
Several changes are automatically made to your Windows Media Center computer during the Extender Setup, including changes to the Windows Firewall settings. For more information about Windows Firewall, see Windows Firewall: recommended links. During this time, the Windows Media Center Extender service (which is named mcx2svc) starts on your computer, along with other dependent services.
If you have a firewall running on your computer that is not the Windows Firewall, make sure that the firewall software is set up to allow Xbox 360 to connect to your Windows Media Center computer as a Windows Media Center Extender. Some firewalls are already set up to allow Xbox 360 to connect to a Windows Media Center computer as a Media Center Extender. However, other firewalls will require you to make changes to how the firewall software is set up. For more information about which firewalls are already set up to allow a Media Center Extender connection, as well as information about how to set up other firewalls to work with a Windows Media Center Extender such as Xbox 360, go to the Firewalls and Media Center Extender article on the Microsoft website.
10. After Extender Setup has finished, in Windows Media Center, click Finish.
On the TV that is connected to Xbox 360, the Windows Media Center user interface appears. You can then enjoy live TV, recorded TV, pictures, music, videos, and other digital media on your Xbox 360 as you would in Windows Media Center. A new user account named mcx1 (by default) is automatically created to use the Extender.

Please see http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/8076aff3-16ec-4751-9f57-d36e0ff407201033.mspx#EPD for more info.

Thanks and hope that helps!
Les

Dec 23, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I cant create a gamer profile


You need some kind of harddrive or memory card/thumbdrive in the xbox so it can have somewhere to save the profile you're trying to create. If you have a harddrive in and it's not seeing it then it's probably dead.

Feb 26, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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How do i connect my 360 to the computer


I had this same problem and found this great video on youtube.

go here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaKgCYkSCjc

over 175,000 views

if you click the drop down on the info you'll see the step by step instructions.

STEP 1

If you were previously using your Xbox 360 with a Windows XP Media Center Based PC, you will need to remove existing connection. Otherwise skip to step 2.

At the Windows XP Media Center PC

Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to Media Center, and then click Media Center Extender Manager.
Select your Xbox 360 and click Properties.
Click Remove.
Click Yes to confirm removal.
At the Xbox 360

On the Xbox 360, go to My Xbox and then System Settings, then select Computers.
Select Windows Media Center, and then press the A button.
Select Disconnect.
Press the B button until you return back to the System Settings.


STEP 2 Gather Setup Key from Xbox 360

Press the Media Center Start button on the remote or go to My Xbox, then select Windows Media Center.
Advance through the on-screen instructions to obtain the 8 digit Media Center Setup Key. Write this key down.


STEP 3 Add Extender

At the Windows Vista-based Media Center PC, launch Windows Media Center. Select Start, Windows Media Center.
Select Tasks, Add Extender.
When prompted, provide the 8 digit setup key you received at the Xbox 360.
Complete the Extender setup.


STEP 4 Print the Media Center Quick Reference Guide

Dec 04, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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How do i make a bootable thumbdrive


Oh so sorry, it was a youtube link. I don't know whether it was stopped or not.I'm not sure if it is a legitimate thing to do.
I'll post back again if i can find it.

Jan 21, 2010 | PNY Optima 2GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive - Dark...

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Xbox 360 hard drive upgrade


You have to use the same specs as the brand that came out of the 20 GIG and theres a software called Xplorer. which u have to xfer files from old hdd to new to recognize the new one on the xbox.

Jul 15, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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My son saved money and bought a Xbox 360 Arcade. He did not realize that he could not play his xbox games on his new system. Is there an upgrade to allow old xbox games to be played on on the xbox 360


Some game are compatible with the new xbox 360. They are called backwards compatible and you do need to flash upgrade the OS on the new xbox 360 system.

You need to go to the xbox website and go to support and download the flash update then burn it to disk and put it on the xbox to update the software. Again not all old games are compatible with the new xbox system. If your buying used games like I do make sure it says bc next to the title before buying them.
Here is the link to the upgrade

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/backwardscompatibility.htm

May 19, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Arcade

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Xbox 360 pro


Salutations LHmom,

Because your using laptop computers and a mobile carrier for your internet services this will be a little harder then normal but not imposable.

First what you would need is a ethernet switch or hub. This should allow you use the laptop with the Verizon card as a "Gateway". You would then connect the Xbox 360 to the hub and it would share the internet from the laptop.

Windows XP, and Vista have nice networking wizards that can walk you through the settings. But be aware you may need to change the settings back when you are not using the Xbox 360.

Hope this helps.
Jon

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May 08, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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XBMC Upgrade


xbox original, yes, xbox 360, not too sure, but i dont think very easily yet. what kind of xbox are you trying to do this with?!

Sep 04, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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