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Upgrade/Clone Xbox 360 Slim HDD to A Bigger HDD in 3 Steps

Posted on Nov 22, 2017 by Tracy King to Backup Utility

Summary:
Don’t worry if your Xbox 360 hard drive or slim hard drive is full of games. This article will guide you to effectively upgrade, clone and replace Xbox 360 slim hard drive to a bigger hdd without losing any games with professional disk clone software. Follow to upgrade your Xbox 360 or Xbox One hard drive to a bigger one with simple steps here now.

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:

1. Connect new HDD and SSD to PC, launch EaseUS cloning software;
Then go to "Clone" feature, select the disk you need to clone as the source disk and then click "Next".

Clone Xbox 360 slim hard drive to a bigger one.

2. Select new HDD/SSD as the destination disk and then click "Next".
Here, you can click Advanced options and check "Sector by sector clone" option so to clone all sectors from the source HDD to the destination HDD/SSD;
Do remember to tick Optimize for SSD if the target disk is SSD.

Upgrade Xbox 360 dis to a bigger drive.

3. Preview the disk layout and then click "Proceed" to clone hard drive to new HDD/SSD. 

After this, you've successfully transferred Xbox 360 hard drive games and all data into new hdd. Now you can follow Step 3 to change and replace old slime hard drive in Xbox 360 console now.

Step 3. Replace Xbox 360 slim hard drive with newly upgraded HDD

Tips
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.