How to Upgrade/Clone Xbox 360 Slim HDD to A Bigger HDD in 3 Steps
Can I upgrade my Xbox 360 slim hard drive to a bigger HDD without losing game files?
"Hi there, do you know how to change and replace the Xbox 360 slim hard drive to a bigger one without losing all games? I have a 64GB slim hard drive for saving all my present games in Xbox 360 console but it's too small.
I couldn't even install new games on it. Finally, I made the decision and I bought a new hard drive which is 250GB. And now, here is the problem - how can I upgrade and replace my Xbox 360 slim hard drive to a bigger HDD without losing any games?"
It's no longer a new issue for Xbox players to upgrade and replace old Xbox HDD to a bigger new one. If you are having this issue, don't worry. You can directly follow below 3 guide steps to effectively transfer and move Xbox 360 games from old HDD to new HDD with ease now.
Step 1. Connect Both Xbox 360 Slim Hard Drive and New HDD to PC
1. Turn off Xbox 360 console and take out the old Xbox slim hard drive;
2. Connect both the old Xbox 360 slim hard drive and new hard drive to your PC.
Step 2. Download Disk Clone Software to Upgrade/Clone Xbox 360 Slim Hard Drive to Bigger HDD
Your next move is to clone and transfer all saved games and packages from old Xbox 360 slim hard drive to the new HDD. How to upgrade Xbox HDD to a bigger one without losing all game files? Copying and paste won't be able to move all installation files or hidden files into the new drive.
Here you may try professional disk clone software and let it help you complete this task. EaseUS Todo Backup will effectively help to clone and upgrade Xbox 360 slim hard drive to a bigger HDD within simple clicks. You can also apply it to clone and upgrade Xbox one to bigger drive without losing any game files. Just free download it here and apply it for cloning Xbox 360 HDD now:
Step 1. Launch and run EaseUS Todo Backup on your PC and select "Clone" on the left pane.
Step 2. Select the disk or partition that you want to clone.
And then select the destination disk that you want to save cloned disk or partition with data.
Note: If you prefer to allocate the target disk with the same layout as the source disk, just enable a sector level clone by clicking "Advanced options" -> "Sector by sector clone".
Step 3. Click "Proceed" to start cloning your disk or partition now.
Step 3. Replace Xbox 360 Slim Hard Drive with Newly Upgraded HDD
- When Xbox 360 can recognize the new HDD, it means that you've succeeded replacing and upgrading the Xbox HDD with below tips.
1. Replace the old Xbox 360 slim hard drive with the newly upgraded HDD and put it into the hard drive case;
2. Insert the new hard drive into Xbox 360 console;
3. Press the Guide button on your controller > Go to "Settings" > "System Settings";
4. Select "Storage" or "Memory" > Make sure the new Hard Drive appears in the list of Storage Devices;
If it doesn't show up, shut down Xbox 360 and re-plug and insert the hard drive into console again till it shows up in storage.
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Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 7 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions about Windows & Mac data recovery, file/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.
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