How To Manually Update Dashboard Using a USB Stick

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Xecuter Groupie
Feb 24, 2003
California, USA
Xbox 360 Dashboard Update 2.0.13599 (same method also works with newer dashboard releases)

Important News:

Everyone should have xbox live access

New Features:
  • Support for XGD3 Disc Format (Xbox 360 games can use an extra 1gig of space)
  • AP2.5 checks for all games activated
  • Flashes DVD drive firmware upon updating the Xbox 360 dashboard with this update
  • Gets Console ready for support for Avatar Kinect to be released on 5-24
  • Adds Paypal Support
  • Adds a auto-standby feature that places your console on standby if it’s idle for more than one hour, helping to reduce power consumption. This feature will be automatically enabled after you download the update. You can change this setting in the System Settings on your console.

How to install:

1.) Unrar the download
2.) Copy the $SystemUpdate folder to the root of a CD or USB Stick (The memory stick must be FAT or Fat32 formatted)
3.) Insert the CD or USB Stick into your Xbox 360 console.
4.) You will be automatically prompted to update with a USB stick, with a CD / DVD it should say Mixed Media Disc, power down the 360 and power it on again. You should be ask to update before the 360 boots to the dashboard.
5.) Once the update is complete your Xbox 360 will restart then boot up to the new dashboard. Enjoy!

Here's a video to try and help those of you who are having problems:

[ame=""]How to update the Xbox 360 Dashboard from USB or CD / DVD - YouTube[/ame]


Download Xbox Dashboard Update 2.0.13599 Download
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