However, you cannot use this machine while updating the machine firmware.When the firmware updating process has been completed, this machine reboots automatically.Here is the page where I found out how to make it work. If you have a writable CD a thumb drive, use the thumb drive, because it's much easier.Stuff you'll need: Xbox 360 Computer USB thumb drive (recommended) OR writable CD and CD writer Zip file extractor, I use [77-Zip]First of all, you'll need the update file. displaylang=en&Family ID=d7b1a7d8-846b-4ff4-8810-25356ec2c2aa DO NOT FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THAT PAGE! If they did, I probably wouldn't have bothered to write this instructable.I followed the instructions, so I didn't know why I got an "unreadable disc" error.After a lot of searching Google for a solution, I found one.Load new and experimental software at your own risk. After about a minute, a message will appear that translates to "complete".
NOTE: Microsoft stopped updating their backwards compatibility for original Xbox games years ago.Configure the settings for downloading a firmware to this machine. Configure the appropriate settings to suit your environment.In the administrator mode, select [Network] - [Internet ISW Settings] - [Proxy Settings], then configure the following settings.Once you do that, make sure the file and folder have the proper names.On the CD or thumb drive you are using, the file MUST be named .
If your firmware is very old you can try updating it, but if it doesn't work after that, it never will.