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So I’m working on a portable Xbox briefcase thing. I have an arcade switch on the outside of the briefcase to turn on the tv and the Xbox at the same time. The Xbox is deconstructed and laid out like a test bench computer inside the briefcase and I was wondering if I could bypass with a jumper to have the Xbox turn on with power or does it need to be a momentary switch? I appreciate any help

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You can have it turn on with power. The problem is when you turn it off. The xbox tries to go to standby mode. This means it will write any pending writes to the hdd to prevent corruption and turn itself off. If you just cut the power, you will eventually experience hdd corruption.

 

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