XB360 Drive failure?

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XB360 Drive failure?

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Post by jaimeknapp » Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:34 pm

I have had three XB360 Model 1439 consoles that only act as extenders running without any real issue for a number of years. One of them has recently displayed "Update Required. A system update is available from Xbox Live...

If I select Yes, it complains about not having enough storage space. If I cancel out of that, or select No to begin with, it will continue to load the extender app and run properly. It really just seems to be an annoyance. I know PC hardware well, but nothing about the XB360. I am not even sure whether I could load and configure the extender from scratch nowadays if I had to, so I do not want to muck it up.

Any thoughts?

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Post by Scallica » Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:28 pm

Is there enough free disk space on the XB360?
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Post by jaimeknapp » Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:30 pm

When I go into Settings -> Storage Devices it shows as Unformatted.

At that point my concern is that if I select Format, I might muck up its ability to act as an extender.

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Post by Scallica » Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:36 pm

"Unformatted" usually means there is a problem with the drive's partition. Formatting the drive is the next step. Yep, there is always a risk. However, no one on this forum has mentioned WMC being removed from the XBOX 360 app store. Here it is:

https://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/Prod ... 02584507d1
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Post by jaimeknapp » Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:51 pm

Thank you! I will try formatting and hope...

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Post by phillyb » Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:50 am

Hi
Don't know if you fixed the issue?

But i had the same problem last week.

Do you have usb pen drive laying around?

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