Are you considering getting a membership on Xbox Live with a modified Xbox 360? Then you have to know that Microsoft will no longer accept any modified Xbox 360 on their Xbox Live network. If you attempt to play on the network, you will sooner or later receive a lifetime ban with no chance of getting back in.
Unfortunately the ban hits all those gamers that prefer to use a backup of their original Xbox 360 game as well. They cannot play on Xbox Live with a modified Xbox 360, even when they bought the game they are playing.
The advice is not to try to modify your Xbox 360 because you will get banned and at the same time you lose the warrant on your Xbox. The better method is to use the new game backup software that is available. The software is able to create an exact 1:1 copy of the original Xbox 360 and even overwrite any protection code there might be stored on the DVD.
Use can use the game copy software with other consoles like PS2, PS3, Nintendo WII, Game Cube of the old Xbox console as well, you just have to make sure to use the right DVD format. With the use of Xbox 360 it is the DVD9 format, else it might not work.
Here is an overview on how you can backup your Xbox 360 games :
– Install the Game burning software on your computer and restart.
– Insert an Xbox X 360 game in your computer and run the game burning application.
– Open the Xbox game folder and start copying the game to a folder on your computer.
– Insert an empty DVD standard DVD9 disc to your DVD burner.
– Carefully follow the instruction in the game burning software, and start the burning process.
There are many reasons for wanting to create backups of your Xbox 360 games, the most important is that there is no money back guarantee or disc exchange on destroyed games, so if the DVD gets scratched you have lost the game forever and spend a lot of money on nothing. So it is always a good idea to have a backup save the original game on a safe place.