[mythtv-users] Can I still use an XBox as an XBox with XBoxMyth

Ashley Bostock abostock at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 08:49:09 UTC 2004

>From what I've read about the new detection methods, not only do they
now look at disk IDs so they can work out if you swaped in a different
larger disk, they also scan the drive looking for the main files used
when software modding your xbox and/or installing linux.

> Whether or not (3) will get you kicked off is still up
> for debate.  Microsoft has recently introduced new
> measures as part of Halo 2 (which I suspect will end
> up in all new XBox Live titles) that supposedly even
> mod-chipped boxes with on/off switches can be
> detected.  While I doubt that this is the case, the
> one thing that they CAN do is figure out whether or
> not you've swapped the hard drive in the unit (this is
> popular to store data of various forms, which I will
> not elaborate on).

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