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Tsop Flash Bios Without Hexen Dvd

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Hi guys, i just bought a softmoded xbox with a 250gb HDD in it, works well but it's a PAL Xbox, wich mean that i don't have HD options, and it's just unwatchable on my 4k Sony TV, who by the way doesn't have component ports, only RCA and HDMI, i'm stuck with the unfindable and expensive HD LINK by Pound, but lucky me, i found a similar cable converter on Amazon for 25€, even with bad reviews i have no choices but to order it and test it.

So i solder the points for the TSOP, and also removed the clock capacitor, burned a Hexen DVD (the 2018 one) , launched it, choose the suitable flashing option for my Winbound 1.4 motherboard, and tried to flash the bios, BUT : i have a non official controller! And as i'm sure you know, gentoox is not capable of recognizing no names controller, but only the official one, and of course : i don't have one :) (but order one on Rakuten), i tried multiple time with every bios that was on the DVD (only the windbounds one of course), but gentoox just don't like cheap controllers no matter how fast i press on the D-Pad :(

Now that you have the context, here's my question : Is there any way to flash the custom bios without the gentoox tool ?

I know that we can do it with Unleashx (or Evox i don't remember), but i can't find the bios anywhere (just don't know where to look too besides googling it), and even if i find one, i'm not sure where to put it exactly or if it's safe to do anything without Hexen or Xblast.

Thanks in advance 

(and i'm french by the way, so i'm sorry for my poor english)

Regards

Nabil

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Have a look at XBlast

You can change from Pal to NTSC  and reflash your BIOS as well as backing up your eeprom, lock/unlock your hard drive etc etc

 

Cheers

SS Dave

 


Those that can Hard-Mod. Those that can't Soft-Mod.

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I finally managed to flash the bios.

If anyone have a similar problem, you should know that you can't flash a bios without an official controller. I received my controller yesterday, and it worked without any problem at all with gentoox of the hexen disc.

I also managed to find the bios that i wanted, for that you just need to insert the hexen disc after launching your xbox, and you can browse the files in the dvd with xbmc (or whatever dash you are using). The bios you need is enterly depending on wich motherboard you have, once you find the proper one, you can put it the bios folder of your evox directory, then you can launch evox and go to the flash bios option, and you'll be able to flash any bios of your bios folder (for me it didn't work, it stuck at erasing, probably because of my windbound 1.4 motherboard). For that (flashing the bios with evox), you don't need an official controller, but you should be very careful of wich bios you are flashing, otherwize you'll find yourself with a bricked xbox.

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And by the way, i tried every flashing option that was avalaible , xblast, gentoox, evox etc etc.... None of them where able to work with an non official controller (at least for me).

So if you are stuck with that, you should know that you have no choice but to find yourself an official controller.

 

Cheers

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Hi all

Just for shits and giggles I tried using Xblast with a Logitech wireless controller to flash a mod-chip and using a Xbox 360 controller via the OGX360 adapter.

I tested booting from a mod-chip that has Xblast on it and running Xblast from a hard drive and in both cases it worked fine.

Check you are using Xblast version 0.56 as the older version have problems with some controllers.

 

Cheers

SS Dave

 

Those that can Hard-Mod. Those that can't Soft-Mod.

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