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Hard Drive Transfer Kit (Xbox 360)

by Microsoft
Xbox 360
 Ages 3 and Over
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)
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  • Platform:   Xbox 360
  • Media: Video Game
  • Item Quantity: 1

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  • ASIN: B003S3RJZU
  • Release Date: 16 July 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 359 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

Product Description

Manufacturer's Description

How to Move Content to Another Xbox 360 Console

If you've purchased a new Xbox 360 console, you can transfer everything (games, videos, music, saved games, gamertags, and even your hard-won achievements) to your new console!

There are two options available for moving your precious information. You can either use the Xbox 360 Hard Drive Transfer Kit to move everything to your new console, or connect a USB thumb drive if you only have a small amount of content such as your gamertag and saved games.

The Hard Drive Transfer Kit, which includes a special transfer cable, can be purchased online or from a local retailer.

To transfer content to your new console, you need the Hard Drive Transfer Kit and the latest console software. To get the latest console software, sign in to Xbox LIVE on your new console. If your console needs new software, you'll be prompted to install it. If your console is not connected to Xbox LIVE, you can use your computer to download the console update from the Internet.

Once you have the Hard Drive Transfer Kit, you're ready to transfer content.

To transfer content to another console

1. Remove the hard drive from your old Xbox 360 console.

2. Connect the transfer cable to your old hard drive as shown below.

3. Plug the other end of the transfer cable into a USB port on your new console. When both ends of the cable are connected, you are ready to transfer content.

4. Turn on your new console. If you have the latest console software installed, the following message will appear.

Choose Yes, transfer to console.

Note: If this message does not appear, sign in to Xbox LIVE to get the latest console software.

5. Select Start to begin the content transfer.

The transfer might take several hours to complete, depending on the amount of content stored on your old hard drive. Once the transfer is complete, sign in to Xbox LIVE and enjoy your new Xbox 360 console.

Content Licenses
After your content is transferred to the new console, some content might still be associated with your old Xbox 360. Don't worry, you'll still be able to play the content on your new console as long as you are signed in to Xbox LIVE using the gamertag that originally purchased the content.

However, if you want to use all of your transferred content without signing in to Xbox LIVE or with a different gamertag, you'll need to transfer the content licenses to your new console. For information on how to do this, please go to www.xbox.com/drm.

Using a USB Storage Device
If you only need to move a small amount of content (such as a gamertag or a saved game), you can use a USB storage device to move the content to your new console.

Note: The Xbox 360 console can copy a maximum of 16 gigabytes (GB) to a USB storage device. If you need to transfer more than 16 GB of content, you should use the Hard Drive Transfer Kit.

More Information
For more detailed info on this visit: http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/



Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
75 of 82 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a lifesaver 17 Aug 2010
By Mr Blackwell TOP 500 REVIEWER
Amazon Verified Purchase
picture the scene,your 14 year old is gutted,his harddrive is full and he's wanting to xfer all the data to his new superior hard drive,his technophobe father hasnt a clue.

Type in hard drive transfer,this little beauty pops up,best 15 ever spent,hand package to son,he disappears to his room,has it set up in no time,im assured the idiot proof instructions would even have allowed me to complete the task,son happy as larry,1 hard drive transferred,rest of my week end priceless.

UPDATE : 18 mths down the line,the wee fella's x-box died,bought the new up to date x-box,we're back to square one,where's that cable? in the darkest recess of his cupboard,tangled,abused ,not in its packet,hooked it up(him not me) ,15 mins later ,all xfer'd, weekend saved again,best money spent ever. Just dont get these negative reviews,either defective goods or not official cable.
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30 of 33 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works perfectly :) 17 July 2010
By Brad
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I bought this to transfer my memory from my (rubbish - 4 times broken) xbox 360 premium console, to my brand new Xbox 360 S console which I got on day of release. This transfer kit, worked a treat, thank you. Another good thing to note, is that it only took 5 mins to tranfer 20gb of memory. Which is brilliant :)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Does exactly what it says on the...er...box! 12 Sep 2012
By Yobster
Amazon Verified Purchase
I can verify that this is a 100% genuine Microsoft product and that it works perfectly. Updated from 20GB to 120GB hard drive and had no issues at all.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Item 9 Nov 2011
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Great Item but the transfer menu doesn't load at start like Microsoft state.
You have to go into memory manager and transfer it that way, little flaw but still does the trick.

Steps to take:

Follow the steps below to use Transfer Content Wizard to transfer content:
1. Plug the old hard drive into the transfer device and then connect to the USB drive on the Xbox 360 console.
2. On the console, go to My Xbox, and then select System Settings.
3. Select Memory.
4. Select the storage device that contains the content you want to copy (usb device).
5. Press Y to activate the transfer option.
6. Select the destination device.
7. Select the content to transfer, highlight Start, and then press A to begin the transfer.
8. If there's not enough space on the destination storage device, you NEED to reduce the amount of content to transfer.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Does exactly what it says on the tin 9 Aug 2012
By Alex
Amazon Verified Purchase
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I spent a bit of time looking at different transfer kits in the end I went for the bit more expensive official one and it worked a treat.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Data transfer cable Xbox 360 6 May 2012
Quick and easy to transfer all my saved data including gamer tag and DLC's onto my new Xbox. Clear instructions step by step!
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18 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Move Your Data With Ease 16 July 2010
By Ian Mitchell TOP 1000 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Amazon Verified Purchase
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
The device comes with instruction leaflets in several languages. Once you have found the right one the rest can go in the bin.

One thing I did not realise is that it does not copy the data it moves it deleting the originals from the source hard drive.

I had already created my gamer profile on my new Slim console and when I used this device to move the same game tag from my old one it would no longer except it so I had to recover it again from online.

Device is easy to use. With your new console up and running just plug cable onto old hard drive and then plug the other end into a USB port on your new console.

A box should pop up offering the transfer (move) direction and you then get to select what you move by category and down to item level should you require e.g. pick a certain gamer tag or 7Gb video file.

Like windows it has an option to overwrite all exisiting objects but not one for no, don't overwrite existing - no a big deal, just a little annoying.

Once complete, power down your console, unplug device and power up again.

My 30 gigs of data from the last generation XBOX 250Gb hard drive to new model took under 45 minutes.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to use 24 Dec 2013
By steve
Amazon Verified Purchase
Well what can I say, it does what it says on the tin, plug it in follow the instructions off you go all copied over, one happy boy.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect
Bought for a transfer from a 20GB to a much larger HDD. Transfer worked first time, everything is included. Couldn't have been easier!
Published 1 month ago by 34007Wadebridge
3.0 out of 5 stars Hard Drive Transfer Cable
This is just the cable, no software provided or needed, so to call it a kit is misleading. Easy to use.
Published 1 month ago by Mr C M Martin
1.0 out of 5 stars These are useless
The hard drives are exactly the same if you take the case off it is the same basic 2.5" laptop hard drive
Published 1 month ago by Michael Harmsworth
3.0 out of 5 stars Transfer Kit
I found out the hard way that unofficial transfer cables will reformat the lovely new 240GB HDD you've just bought into a 12GB paper weight, to say the least I wasn't happy... Read more
Published 1 month ago by T. W. Marshall
1.0 out of 5 stars Not what expected
Didn't expect it to copy data and wipe it off my xbox bit disappointed if I had known probably wouldn't have bought it. Read more
Published 3 months ago by zombiedog
3.0 out of 5 stars Good & Bad
This kit is brillent for transfering your data over to your new xbox slim but once that is done its pretty much useless as you cant use it again to transfer from from your slim... Read more
Published 3 months ago by blueeyes
1.0 out of 5 stars awful
i brought this for my boyfriend to transfer all of his data and it was obviously dodgy or fake or something because it wiped everything out and he couldnt get it back!! Read more
Published 4 months ago by Kyra Newman
5.0 out of 5 stars Hard Drive Transfer Kit
Transferred data from my old hard drive to my new one and it worked as soon as I plugged it in.
Published 6 months ago by Helen Fairweather
5.0 out of 5 stars A fantastic purchase
My hard drive was only 20GB but when I installed GTA it left it with no space left whatsoever. This item was fantastic as it allowed me to transfer my data to a larger hard drive... Read more
Published 6 months ago by Daniel Bennett
5.0 out of 5 stars Very cheap and delivered quick!
Got this second hand, came with both the instillation disc and update disc. Product was wraped safely and got it within a DAY with normal 3-5 days delivery service. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Thomas Jackson
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