20 Most Recent Microsoft 20GB Hard Drive for Xbox 360 Questions & Answers

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I just bought a 20gb hard drive for my 360.

What does the error say? Try blowing into the connectors for both the harddrive and xbox.
3/22/2014 9:57:14 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Mar 22, 2014
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What is the hard drive

It's the new Xbox 360 250GB HDD. Compatible only with Xbox 360 S consoles. It costs $99.99.
6/13/2011 4:40:19 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Jun 13, 2011
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My xbox 360 hardrive is

need to reformat with original xbox, slim has a different protocol...
4/23/2011 11:41:52 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Apr 23, 2011
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I bought a 20gb hard

Hi,

Use the option in the Xbox menu to format the drive, then it should show the full capacity of the drive.

Regards.
4/10/2011 3:42:11 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Apr 10, 2011
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I brought a 250gb hdd for the xbox 360. The xbox

Trying to format a large external USB or Firewire hard drive to the FAT32 file system? Can't do it? Only see an option for formatting the drive using the NTFS file format? Well if you answered yes any of those questions, then you're at the right place.
I was recently trying to format my 1 TB MyBook external hard drive in Windows XP to FAT32 instead of the overly forced-upon NTFS format. Why? Well because I needed to connect it to a NAS device and the NTFS permissions were causing the NAS not to be able to access the drive. Simple solution is to use FAT32, no security, no problems. Though it's sometimes useful to format a USB drive in NTFS format.
Also, formatting a drive in FAT or FAT32 will allow it to be read by other operating systems, such as Mac, Linux, and older versions of Windows such as Windows 98.
Unfortunately, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 will only format a removable drive in FAT32 if it's less than 32GB! Hmmm...that pretty much cuts out ALL modern external hard drives!
However, Windows can format a drive that is larger than 32GB in FAT32, but you have to use the DOS command prompt. However, if you have a drive that is 1TB or larger, you may still get an error saying "The volume is too big for FAT32".
In that case, you can use a free program called SwissKnife that will allow you to format an external hard drive that is up to 2TB in size. Let's go through both methods. In case you are having problems getting your external hard drive to show up in Windows, read my article on how to change the drive letter for an external drive in Windows.
Format external drive in FAT32 using DOSOpen a command window by going to Start, then Run and typing in CMD.

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Now type in the following command at the prompt:

format /FS:FAT32 X:
Replace the letter X with the letter of your external hard drive in Windows. Windows will go ahead and begin formatting the drive in FAT32!

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Format external hard drive in FAT32 using SwissKnifeSwissKnife is a nifty little program that is completely free and that you can use to format many types of external drives such as USB, Firewire, PCMIA, SATA and SCSI. You can also use it to create partitions on an external hard drive and it formats faster than Windows.

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So next time you want to format a hard drive in FAT32 and Windows only gives you an option for NTFS, make sure to follow one of the two method mentioned above. Enjoy!

3/15/2011 3:25:28 AM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Mar 15, 2011
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My xbox 360 harddrive makes

Bad Hard drive.
1/6/2011 10:55:47 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Jan 06, 2011
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Bought a 20gb drive, where and how do i install

It is installed on the top of the system unit. Just drop in in on top and it should clip down.
12/17/2010 7:06:14 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Dec 17, 2010
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New hard drive only shows 13gb free space

its because the update and all the gamerpics and themes that come with it take up space
12/14/2010 10:20:28 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Dec 14, 2010
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When i switch on my xbox 360 error code 68 appears

Hello Sir =)

E68:
Hard Drive Error... It could be a problem with the Hard Drive itself or a problem with the internal connection to the hard drive, Try removing the hard drive and playing without it, This can also be caused by a Hard Drive Eprom Error. Some also believe this might be caused by a problem with the fans.
8/26/2010 2:51:38 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Aug 26, 2010
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How do i fix my corrupted 20 gig hard drive for a

easy delete corrupted data
6/27/2010 10:46:10 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Jun 27, 2010
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Trying to connect PS3 blue tooth headset to to the

go to settings then look for accessory settings and then add a new device.
3/11/2010 8:06:47 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Mar 11, 2010
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My hard drive is not working on my XBox 360,

Have you tried to format the drive? go to system settings and format the drive. warning, it will erase everything. but it will reprogram it to work properly. god's speed.
12/20/2009 7:50:43 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Dec 20, 2009
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Instruction manual for the datel bluetooth headset for Sony ps3

Here is a link for Sony with detailed instructions for pairing the bluetooth device to the PS3.

http://tinyurl.com/53tg8k
When it propts you for a code, use 0000.

Good luck to you and your son!! Happy gaming!!
8/26/2009 4:08:46 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Aug 26, 2009
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How to fix a broken 20GB 360 hard drive?

the only way to fix it is to ring microsoft explain it to them then they will give you a code to format the hard drive and start over hope this helped u
7/18/2009 12:14:18 AM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Jul 18, 2009
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Memory

this is commonly normal thats why hackers got annoyed and invented something called jailbreak
7/2/2009 10:20:48 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Jul 02, 2009
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Corrupted files

you will have to do a system maintiance on youre hard drive you can go to the website or call xbox and they will tell you how to do it
4/26/2009 3:40:57 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Apr 26, 2009
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My xbox 360 hard drive

the systems serial number is located on the back of the unit and the hard rdrives is on the under side of the drive by the barcode. try writing them down and entering them at the format screen.
3/16/2009 6:54:59 AM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Mar 16, 2009
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Faulty xbox 360 drive

Have you tried your hard drive on another 360 as i think the problem may be with the xbox? If it works then send in your xbox to microsoft. 08005871102 is the number
1/28/2009 11:27:00 PM • Microsoft 20GB... • Answered on Jan 28, 2009
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