Complete softmod using ldots'
xboxhdm and UDE packages.
If you have any
questions about softmodding please read Grospolina's
FAQ on Hotswapping
So you want to install a
softmod on your XBOX but have no idea where to
start? This tutorial will give you
step-by-step instructions on how to install a
softmod package with ldots' xboxhdm hard-drive
package (version 1.9) and ldot's UDE package
This tutorial uses methods
that could damage your PC and your XBOX. Though
this tutorial has been tested several times on
several different XBOXes and PCs, there still may
be a chance that something could go wrong. team_
is not responsible for damages incurred by the
This tutorial will work for all NTSC
XBOX versions (up to 1.6)
Anyway, here we
First you will need ldots' xboxhdm
package. Download xboxhdm_v1.9.zip from the usual
places. You will also need ldot's UDE package as
well. Download UDE_v1.4.zip from the usual places,
Once you have both of these files,
extract xboxhdm_v1.9.zip, it should contain a
folder called "xboxhdm".
The next important
step is to extract the UDE folder out of
UDE_v1.4.zip into the "linux" folder in
this, we need to burn these files to a CD. ldots
included a handy utility to make a bootable ISO
out of these files, however, with the UDE package,
a modification is needed to his
Browse to your xboxhdm folder and
right-click on "make-iso-win.bat" and select
notepad window should appear. After "mkisofs" add
this text exactly (without the quotes):
and close that file and then double click it to
run it. A window may briefly appear:
your computer is too fast to see the contents of
this window, don't worry.
Ensure that the
ISO was succesfully created by checking for it in
the xboxhdm folder.
this ISO with your favorite burning program.
Congratulations. You have the easy part done.
The next steps are the ones were you might want to
pay attention, read once or twice, and even print.