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Update disk I burnt a cd and a dvd with the same result. The folder is on the disk and the file is in the folder but still get "uplayable disk". The other concern that I have is that the file is form '07. I believe that the newest one is newer than that.

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What are you trying to do first of all. explain more.

i would suggest adding the file to a usb stick and trying it that way.

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I burnt a movie onto dvd cdr that i had purchesed from i-tunes and it says i need to update my console but i cant find the update anywhere on the x-box website...i dont have x-box live was wondering if you...


The easiest way to update it would be to just connect the console to the internet, which wouldn't require Xbox live. Once the console is connected you should be prompted to update.
If you can't connect the console, you can download the update here: http://support.xbox.com/en-us/pages/xbox-360/how-to/update-xbox-360/system-updates.aspx#expandoContent1 And burn it to a CD or DVD, or just copy it to a flash drive. To download the file, just click the "download the update file" link under "Copy to a USB Flash Drive" or "Burn to a CD or DVD".

Mar 02, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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The x box says system update stopped..what has happened? how do i fix it?


Came across a link that might be of some use to you, here's what it says:

Get Updates for Your Xbox 360 Console There are three ways to get updates for your Xbox 360 console:
Update through Xbox LIVE. Copy update to a USB Flash Drive. Burn a DVD or CD. Update through Xbox LIVE
Getting the update free on Xbox LIVE is the best option because your console will be automatically updated as new system software is released.
To update your Xbox 360 console on Xbox LIVE, you must have an Xbox LIVE account with either a Gold or Silver membership, and a broadband Ethernet connection.
To update on Xbox LIVE: Connect your Xbox 360 console to your broadband connection. If your console is not connected already, see Connect to Xbox LIVE. Note Your console will be restarted when you join Xbox LIVE, so be sure to save your game progress. Create an Xbox LIVE membership or add one to your offline profile, if you haven't already. Go to the Marketplace area of the Xbox Dashboard and select Join Xbox LIVE. Follow the steps for creating a profile. You can also add an Xbox LIVE membership to an existing profile by selecting Join LIVE from the Xbox LIVE area of the Xbox Dashboard. You may be asked to update the software on your console. Select Yes and wait for the update to finish. Future updates will be installed automatically, as long as you are signed into Xbox LIVE. Copy the Update to a USB Flash Drive
If you don't have an Xbox LIVE account or have a slow Internet connection, using a USB flash drive is a good option.
Note: The USB flash drive must use the FAT32 file system.
Update using a USB flash drive:
Connect your USB flash drive to a USB port on your computer. Click here to begin downloading the update folder. Save it as "$SystemUpdate9199.zip" anywhere on your computer. Unzip the File. Copy the contents from the unzipped folder onto the root of your flash drive. Safely remove the flash drive from your computer and plug it into a USB port on your Xbox 360 console. If your console is on, turn it off, then back on. The update program will start automatically. Select Yes, update now. When you see the new dashboard, you're done. Burn a DVD or CD
Your other option is to download a file from Xbox.com and burn a DVD or CD. Use this method if you don't have your console connected to broadband, or if you use a dialup connection to the Internet. You could even do this at a friend's house who has a broadband Internet connection and a DVD or CD burner.
To create an update disc you need the following:
A DVD or CD burner. A blank, writeable DVD or CD. The update file from Xbox.com. This procedure involves burning the DVD or CD by using Microsoft Windows DVD or CD burning software. If you're using third-party CD/DVD writing software, follow the instructions for creating a data disc.
The same steps apply whether burning a CD or a DVD.
To create a DVD or CD:
Click here to begin downloading the update folder. Save it as "$SystemUpdate9199.zip" anywhere on your computer. Place a blank disc in your burner. From Windows Explorer, select Open Writable CD Folder Using Windows Explorer or open the CD drive icon. Open (double click) the zipped $SystemUpdate.zip folder and drag the contents of the zipped folder to the root of the CD Folder. If the CD write window doesn't open by default, drag and drop the folder onto the CD/DVD RW drive. Note If you are using an earlier version of Windows you will need to open the file using a separate utility (for example, WinZip). In the Explorer window, click Write files to CD from the CD writing tasks or right-click the CD/DVD RW drive and select Write these files to CD. Caution The update filename and folder structure must be intact for the update to run properly. Follow the steps in the CD wizard. When you are finished with the wizard, the CD will eject. Your CD is ready. To update the console:
Place the CD in the Xbox 360 console.
Power cycle the Xbox 360 console. The update program will start automatically. Select Yes, update now and press A. Wait for the update to complete. When the console reboots, you're done. If this does not work then you need to sand your xbox in to microsoft.
Keep Checking Daily for the new update.

Jan 01, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I haven't updated my xbox in a while, and now that im trying to test xbox live connection everything checks and when i agree to update it loads for about 10% then it tells me it update failed.(cannot...


Hi miraya666,

This normally happens because of your internet connection or not enough space on your hard drive.Verify you have some space on your HD, if you do - I would recommend updating a different way. Here are some ways:

Copy the Update to a USB Flash Drive The USB flash drive must use the FAT32 file system.
Update using a USB flash drive:
  1. Connect your USB flash drive to a USB port on your computer.
  2. Go to the Xbox download page to download the update folder.
  3. Save $SystemUpdate_ Fall08_7363.zip to your desktop.
  4. Unzip the File.
  5. Copy the contents from the unzipped folder onto the root of your flash drive.
  6. Safely remove the flash drive from your computer and plug it into a USB port on your Xbox 360 console.
  7. If your console is on, turn it off, then back on.
  8. The update program will start automatically. Select Yes, update now.
  9. When you see the new dashboard, you're done.
Copy the Update to a CD or DVD To do this, you need a blank CD or DVD (either will work) and a computer that can burn files to the type of disc you have.
Burn the Update to a CD or DVD:
  1. Go to the Xbox download page to download the update folder.
  2. Save it as $SystemUpdate_ Fall08_7363.zip anywhere on your computer.
  3. Place a blank disc in your computer's disc burner.
  4. Unzip the file.
  5. From the Windows Explorer, double-click on the CD or DVD drive that you're using to burn the disc.
  6. Drag the contents of the unzipped folder into the root of the CD or DVD drive.
  7. In the windows explorer window, right-click the CD/DVD RW drive and select Write these files to CD. The NXE update filename and folder structure must be unchanged for the update to run properly.
  8. Follow the steps in the CD wizard. When you finish, the CD or DVD will eject, and your disc is ready.
  9. Put the CD or DVD in your box 360 console.
  10. Turn your console off, then back on.
  11. The update will start automatically. Select Yes, update now.
  12. When you see the new dashboard, you're done.
Before giving me less than a very help full rating, please give me a chance to be very help full! Thanks!

Mar 30, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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When i put a bluray dvd on my ps3 it said i need a encryption key


Create a folder on a CD or USB Thumb drive and name it PS3. within the PS3 folder, create a folder named UPDATE . Download the update and save it in the UPDATE folder. You can get the latest update via the following site: http://dus01.ps3.update.playstation.net/update/ps3/image/us/20090624_d69362743142953be7cb44a5fd5cc888/PS3UPDAT.PUP
Be sure to save the update in the UPDATE folder (this IS case sensitive by the way) or the PS3 will not recognize the update data.
Insert your disc or usb thumb drive and go to settings, then system update at the top, then press x. Select 'update via storage media' and start the update. once completed, your system will reboot and you will be good to go.

Jul 12, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hi, I'm still unable to update the xbox 360


Hi,
your probably not doing anything Wrong.
did you boot the console then eject the draw, and put the update disk In ?
it should read the disk, then tell you it,s an update, and ask you if you want to update the console.
Make sure your hard-drives connected.
The only other thing i can suggest, is to make sure your 360 reads the disks or media your using.
if you try burning a music cd, and see if the 360 recognises it, you,ll know the media or Blank CD/DVD is good for the 360 to read. another method is to add a dummy file of about 80-100mb.
this ensures the 360 sees the disk.
try different media/disks and different methods.
if it still does,nt work for you. mail me your e-mail address and i,ll forward you 1 already made.

regards Mike @ compurepair.

Oct 06, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Hi, I still haven't been able to update the xbox 360


Hi,
the update will only allow you to play backwards compatable original xbox games.
you must have a hard-drive fitted also, as this is the hardware that the update disk updates.
To burn succesfully in Nero:- you need a blank CD Or DVD.
open nero and select create Data CD/DVD. then when prompted to add files, add default xex.
then select next, then burn. always burn at 4X speed or lower if possible.
ensure along the way, that the boxes are de-selected to add more files later. as this will not close or end the session. therefore the toc-table-of-contents will not be written to the disk.
i,d suggest using a re-writable CD/DVD as you can have numerous attempts, at getting a sucessful burn.
If you still have any problems, please forward me your e-mail address, and i,ll post you the disk free-of-charge. p&p is chargable.

Many thanks for your request.

Mike @ Compurepair


Oct 04, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Solution:

1.) Remove EVERY FILE from the memory card folder. There should be NO FILE in the memory card folder.(you haven't even booted 1 game yet so....yeah....that folder should be completely empty)

2.) Copying the files from the CD/DVD WILL NOT WORK. You have to create an ISO out of the game or run game from CD/DVD rom drive. However as I said before, I have had better luck with making an ISO out of the game and running it from hard drive then trying to run it from DVDROM. The choice is yours. PCSX2 will not play files just copied from the DVD you must make it an ISO in order to use that option.

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Failed to load DLL: FirewallInstallHelper By the Way Its For Gears of War (PC)


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2.) Exit out of the auto run window by clicking on “Exit.”

3.) Search the CD with the Window XP search tool for the “FirewallInstallHelper.dll” file. You should only get one result after a short while. Leave that window open.

4.) Now navigate to your System 32 folder in the Widows folder but do not open the contents of the System 32 folder.

5.) With your Search results still open click and drag the FirewallInstallHelper.dll file into the System 32 folder.

6.) Close all windows you have open.

7.) Run the GOW CD again and click on “Install.”

8.) You will get another prompt asking you if you want to uninstall all components. Click yes.

9.) You will get another prompt asking if you want to delete all other user content. Click yes.

10.) Game should install now and you should be free and clear.

Jul 04, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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Making an update disk


try burning on a dvd disk

May 10, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Purple screen - that reads update failed


I finally found out how to fix this! go to this website :http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4801064/XBOX_360_Update_Files and download the torrent. Follow the directions from the second page of this forum: http://360mods.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=9796 . all you have to do is copy the $systemupdate folder that you need onto a usb drive and plug it into the 360 then turn on your 360. you can find out what number update you need by the number at the botom of the screen or if your like me and dont have those numbers youll have to go back and forth untill it boots up to the right update. make sure your flash drive is cleared out except the $systemupdate folder. go one at a time until it boots up with that update file.

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