How To: Flash and dump the XBox 360 LiteOn 93450c disc drive

Performing a proper dump and flash on an XBox 360 disc drive should not be attempted by those without advanced technical knowledge, including how to solder and work with computer hardware. If you want to though, you could not hope for a much better set of instructions than this. This three-part video series will show you, in painstaking detail, how to dump and flash the LiteOn 93450c and 93950c disc drives used in some XBox 360's. Be very careful when following these instructions and you will...

How To: Make Your Xbox 360 Games Region Free

You've had your Xbox 360 for a few years now and your game collection is pretty extensive. Maybe it's not that extensive, but it's still substantial. Now imagine that you live in Europe and you're moving to the United States. I don't know why—maybe your dad got a job offer. Don't ask me, ask your parents. They're the ones that are making you move. Anyways, as most Xbox users know, games are coded by region. Games that work in Europe might not work in the United States. Does this mean you shou...

How To: Fix the Perfect Ring scratches on your laser burned XBox 360 discs

If you've accidentally jiggled your Xbox while a game was playing (or maybe your pet did), you might experience the Perfect ring scratches - or a laser burn. Ignore all the advice which tells you to use toothpaste, an eraser or even crazier substances. All you need to do is go down to your local video game store or rental store (like GameStop, EB Games or a similar place) and ask for a disk resurfacing. It's usually either cheap or free, and definitely worth it!

Walkthrough Left 4 Dead 2: C2, Dark Carnival - Concert

Don't let L4D2 get the best of you. Take control by checking out this video on Campaign 2: Dark Carnival - Concert. Grab your guns and go out the door. There is really only one path to follow, so move right around the venue until you reach the stage. Feel free to use up your ammo as there will be a refill when you reach the end. There are bathrooms to your right and left, but it isn't worth your time to search them. Clear out any zombies in the stage area. You must then flip the switch on the...

How to Mod Fallout: New Vegas on an Xbox 360

To execute this mod, you will need to be able to hook up your Xbox 360 to your computer as a separate device, and you will also likely to have .NET framework on your computer as well. If you do, then this will show you how to mod Fallout: New Vegas.

How To: Find the Indiana Jones and Star Wars Easter Eggs in Fallout: New Vegas

Thanks to the fact that Obsidian is filled with a ton of geeks and nerds (the right kind of people mind you!) there's all sorts of movie references scattered about the Mojave Wasteland in Fallout New Vegas just waiting for you to find them! In this video you will get the locations of a couple of obscurer Easter Eggs hidden around the Mojave Wasteland. The first is a Suave Gambler Hat sitting inside a blown apart refrigerator, which is obviously from the Indiana Jones movie that we will not di...

How To: Download and burn Xbox 360 games from the internet

Agertech shows how to download and burn XBox 360 games from the internet for free with this step-by-step tutorial. He takes us through the process of downloading, file extraction, and burning for any XBox 360 game. All you need to download any XBox 360 game for free is a DVD burner and discs. He suggests going to Mininova.com for a menu of games. Follow his easy steps and you can have all the free XBox games you can download in a matter of hours.

How To: Copy & burn xBox 360 games perfectly every time

Want free Xbox 360 games? Well, join the club. But you can actually do something about it and download and burn Xbox 360 games with a few programs and a little knowhow. If you want the keys to the Xbox kingdom, just watch this video tutorial that shows you how to burn Xbox 360 games perfectly every time. This only works for the Windows Vista OS and works more smoothly if you have a great DVD burner.

How To: Defeat the Nazi Zombies in Kino Der Toten on Call of Duty: Black Ops

Think you know all about fighting Nazi Zombies? Well, you're probably WRONG! There's much to learn about killing the walking dead, especially those Nazi Zombies in Call of Duty: Black Ops. And even if you think of yourself as a veteran zombie killer, you can greatly benefit from this two-part walkthrough of zombie annihilation in the Kino Der Toten map in Black Ops. You'll learn some good tips and strategies for destroying those dead Nazis! The best and most obvious strategy though is to cons...

How To: Take Apart & Clean an Xbox 360 Power Supply

YouTuber xCrAnKsHoTx teaches you how to take a apart an Xbox 360 power supply, aka power brick, in order to clean it. This could help prevent any red light issues, or overheating in the long run, so it's good to do as maintenance every year or two to remove all the dust in there.

How To: Successfully Prestige in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

The new Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is the hottest game on the market right now, and there's no doubt it'll end up being the most unwrapped gaming gift come Christmas morning. The first-person shooter hopes to carry on the tradition of its many predecessors in bringing the most action-packed gaming modes, along with a high-replay value, to its legions of fans.

How To: Redeem a code for Microsoft Points (Xbox 101)

In this tutorial, we learn how to redeem a code for Microsoft Points (Xbox 101). First, you will need to log onto your Xbox Live account on your console. From here, pick a game that you want to purchase. Make sure you research the information about the game and you really want it, because you cannot return it. After this, choose the option to redeem a code and then type in the code for your Microsoft Points. After you do this, you will be bale to purchase the game that you want and you will h...

How To: Play the Dead Ops Arcade game in Call of Duty: Black Ops for Xbox 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops has a great Easter egg on the main menu which allows you shoot and kill tons of Nazi zombies! And it's really easy to find. Basically, from the main menu, look down at your restraints and start tapping LT and RT to break free. This will give you the "Just Ask Me Nicely" achievement. Next, go to the computer and type in DOA, which will unlock Dead Ops Arcade. When you start playing the game, you'll earn the "Insert Coin" achievement. That's it!

How To: Connect your Xbox 360 to the Internet using a laptop

This is a video that is describing how to connect your xbox360 to the internet using a laptop. First what their showing is going to the start menu, and then to the right of it, click on control panels. A little page will pop up, and you click on network and internet. It takes you to another page and then you click network and sharing. It will take you to another page, where you see three computers, and to the very left of that page there it says "tasks" look in the columns under tasks and cli...

Walkthrough Left 4 Dead 2: C5, The Parish - Park

Check out this L4D2 walkthrough for some tips on Campaign 5: The Parish - Park. Stock up on items and exit via the door right next to the one you entered. Clear out any zombies and work your way up the large staircase into the park. Be prepared to deal with a likely Crescendo event in the plaza here. Pick a one of the staircases to climb up and enter the park. The restrooms near the entrance of the park usually contain a throwable item or two. For more info, watch the whole gameplay.

How To: Open your NAT for use with online games on Xbox Live

Open your internet browser, type in the address bar 192.168.1.1 and enter your user name and password to access. Look in the right and search for Port Forwarding / Port Triggering. Click on Add Custom Service. Type a name to the service, like XBox Live, now access HushedCasket and scroll down to see the ports you need to open. Go back to the setting and select UDP in Service Type. Put 88 in Starting Port and Ending Port. Go to your XBox and enter in System Settings, go down to Network Setting...

How To: Fix the "open tray" problem on your XBox 360

This video is for XBox owners who are experience the "open tray" problem. This is when you insert the disc, a few seconds later, it'll ask you to open tray again, and then it won't even acknowledge that there's a disc in the tray. Assuming you know how to open up your XBox, you'll be able to see the parts of the disc drive. It consists of two parts, the part where the disc spins on, and the laser, which reads the disc and it sits just a little bit away from the middle of the drive. The proble...

How To: Copy Xbox 360 games without a mod chip

Video games can be quite expensive, especially if you're a serious gamer building up a collection. The last thing you want to do is replace games you've already paid for. Learn how to backup your games so you never have to buy a second copy. This video will show you how to copy XBox 360 games without a mod chip.

How To: Fix a circular scratch on an XBox game

A common XBox problem is a malfunction that causes a circular groove in your CDs and games. In this tutorial, learn how to fix that horrible circular scratch at home, and hopefully play your game normally again. This fix could save you a bunch of money, since Microsoft won't replace any damaged discs. This video will show you an easy way to fix this annoying problem.

How To: Find the Enclave Remnant Power Armor in Fallout: New Vegas

Power Armor that isn't faction based, mostly around the Brotherhood of Steel, is very hard to come by in Fallout New Vegas. Wearing faction based armor can have negative effects if you're traveling in the territory of a faction that doesn't like that faction, regardless of your standing with that faction. Now THAT's a mouthful! But, there is a suit of Enclave Remnant Power Armor laying at the crashed Enclave Vertibird. Check out this video for the location of the Power Armor!

How To: Sign in offline to Xbox LIVE

In this tutorial, we learn how to sign in offline to Xbox LIVE (Xbox 101). First, you will go to your Xbox console and then go to 'my Xbox'. After this, you will go to your preferences and then go to 'Xbox live'. From here, change your setting to make it say that you are offline. Save this and then everyone will think you are offline when you are really on and playing! This can help you out if you don't want to play group games or chat, but your friends want to. Just make sure to set it back ...

How To: Unlock secret XBox 360 functions

Chris Pirillo demonstrates some lesser known features of the XBox 360 including: the Shut Down feature, Custom music, the manual moving visualization, composite and component video, and changing the vision camera effect.

How To: Fix an unplayable disc error and noise on XBox 360

The Hitachi disc drives included in many XBox 360 consoles are prone to a specific kind of malfunction that results in a unplayable disc message when you try to play games and a telltale grinding noise from the drive when it spins. Fortunately, this is a pretty simple problem to fix. These videos will show you how to do it by taking your drive apart and reaffixing one tiny piece to it's intended area.

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