HELP How to get backwards compatibility to work on my Xbox 360

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  1. eryanmn

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    Ok, so I won an Xbox 360 slim 4G last summer and bought a non-microsoft 250G hard drive for it. The hard drive looks exactly like the official one and the console even shows the microsoft logo next to the hard drive in settings.

    Here's my problem, I bought the original Xbox game Star Wars Battlefront II recently but it won't play. From what I've read, it's because the hard drive doesn't have the right partition to allow backwards compatibility.
    While trying to get it to work yesterday I noticed that there is a format option in settings for the hard drive, I don't recall formatting it when I first got it since games worked fine from the beginning.

    Would formatting it fix my problem? Or do I need to connect the drive to my pc and add a partition to the drive using some program?
     
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    So to connect it to the PC, if I have the hard drive and the computer, what else do I need to get? Some of the tutorials I saw used a hard drive from the first xbox, which I don't have
     
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    I'm getting the transfer cable.

    Do I need to back it up or can I add the partition while all the game saves and stuff are on the drive?
     
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    You can add the partition and everything saved will be there. Follow the guide posted earlier in the thread.
     
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    Thanks, that should be it!
     
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    Wow, that was so easy. Works perfectly now. Thanks for the help!
     
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    That was an easy tutorial to follow, thanks guys. I now have no saved games on my Hard drive whatsoever


    # My fault entirely. So what if I was ont NG ++ on Dark Souls :'(

    Sorted now, onto Black I think. ;)
     
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