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Power on the XBox and allow it to boot into the dash.If the Xbox does not boot, make sure that you have not fully unplugged the DVD drive (it should be loose, but not unplugged) Go to applications and start up the Chimp hard drive cloning application. This step may take quite a while in the case of a large new hard drive.Then, physically move your storage device to your new console, and you’re able to play straight from the device, no installation required.With this plug-and-play implementation, you’ll be gaming within minutes of unboxing your new Xbox One X.Here I recount my experience upgrading the original factory hard drive of the XBox to a WD Caviar Blue 500 GB Desktop (3.5") drive (WD5000AAKB).For this instructable the following parts and tools are required: - A Torx screwdriver - A Molex hard drive power cable "Y" splitter - A new hard drive for installation - A modded XBox - Chimp XBox Hard Drive cloning software (available at "usual places") A list of compatible hard drives can be found at the Xbox Hard Drive Compatibility Chart.
You can download these updates ahead of time on your current console and copy them over to your new Xbox One X using external storage or network transfer, so you’re ready on day one. With the fall update, these features will also be available on every console in the Xbox One family. Following the instructions that came with your hard drive, set the unit to slave / secondary mode using the included plastic jumper.For my unit this meant placing the jumper on the set of pins second from the right (see photo).After the program has started, unplug the IDE cable from the DVD drive (gently! Note that some controllers do not play nicely with the Chimp program. After the cloning is complete, select option 3, lock slave drive.
If you are having problems, try a different (preferably original Microsoft) controller. When the lock succeeds, exit to shell and power off the system.Remove the molex power cable from the Xbox hard drive and attach the Y-splitter.