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Elite
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PostPosted: 02-19-2005 02:19 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


i know this has been done OVER and OVER etc...

but i got a WD 8gig Hdd sitting here that is Locked, And i would like to use it for my *nix box but i cant seem to unlock it ( i dont have the Key :S )

is there Anyway To brute through it, it dosent matter if all of the data is toast ( its the Xbox HDD ) i just want to format the damned thing.

( btw, at all costs, i would not like to put it back in my box... )




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PostPosted: 02-19-2005 04:49 PM           Profile   Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


http://www.xbox-scene.com/articles/pc-hdd.php for a tutorial and http://www.xbox-scene.com/tools/tools.p ... =harddrive for some apps

didn't really read through all the stuff, but the xbox-sence site is a great one



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Elite
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PostPosted: 02-19-2005 11:40 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


yea, i went through those guides and etc.. but you need to know the Key to be able to unlock it... and this is information that i dont have..




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PostPosted: 02-20-2005 05:15 AM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


Can't you just LLF the sucker in a PC?

(Soz if this doesn't make sense, I'm not that into Xboxes).




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Elite
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PostPosted: 02-20-2005 10:35 AM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


no, when a ATA hdd is locked, you need the key to be able to do anything more than just detect the drive.. i cant see the partitioning and etc...




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Elite
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PostPosted: 02-20-2005 04:44 PM           Profile Send private message  E-mail  Edit post Reply with quote


i unlocked it, i took apart the Xbox again and unlocked it.. thanks guys :)

btw, it turns out that there is no current hacks at all to get past it




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