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    God it’s so weird being on a website wtf. Discord has become the new thing I haven’t been on a website in years.
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    I would say 16 :)
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    My 50Th Post!

    Congrats Hawks! Good job buddy :) :clapping:
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    100 Posts Road To 1000

    Congrats nice job
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    Lol I Have Nown

    Im confused, huh?
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    Welcome to the community, read the rules, stay active, and PM anyone if you have any questions
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    Difference Between Jtag And Rgh

    Okay let me check with Moni if it will be considered advertising as its a site not like TTG give me a bit when hes online
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    Jtag Information And Guides!

    Oh crap I thought we didn't have one and no I didn't copy it from you I got it off a different site sorry about that
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    Difference Between Jtag And Rgh

    Yes but the person I got it from didn't put a source and it was not his so I would have supplied one if I could have and thanks
  10. I don't think we have a Xbox One section but here's my topic Microsoft's gaming console, the Xbox One, has now had yet another new feature revealed: unlimited cloud storage. It's no secret that Microsoft has one of the most powerful cloud services with Azure, SkyDrive and other products and services, and the cloud is being used extensively with the Xbox One to power some of the computing and rendering processes, but that's not all. Another lesser-known use of the cloud for the device is that it can be utilized as an extension of the hard drive, storing and retrieving game data. While this feature is not an entirely new one as it existed previously on the Xbox 360 with the caveat that it could only store game data and achievements due to being limited to 512 MB of storage, it does come with some drastic changes on the One. A few of them include the storage limit being upped to infinity, and the file types being stored becoming more diversified. The release by Microsoft reads as follows; Xbox Live offers Xbox One unlimited storage space in the cloud for all Xbox Live members to store numerous types of Xbox Live content, including your profile, games, Achievements and entertainment. This content is stored and saved in the cloud so you can automatically access it anywhere, anytime, no matter where you are Previous generation Xbox users had to subscribe to an Xbox Live Gold account to be able to make use of this feature, Microsoft has now stated that this service will now be available for all users whether Gold or Silver. Source: http://www.thetechga...ud-storage.html
  11. Xbox Live Gold members can leap their way across Crackdown or chop their way through Dead Rising 2 for free in August. As part of Microsoft's "Games with Gold" program, starting tomorrow, August 1, Crackdown will be free to agents through August 15. The only cost is how much of your life will be consumed by hunting orbs. Starting August 16, both Dead Rising 2 and its prologue, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, will be gratis through the end of the month. Xbox Live Gold members still have until the end of that day to grab and take a stab at Assassin's Creed 2.
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    Difference Between Jtag And Rgh

    Ummmm be a little more specific
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    Jtag Information And Guides!

    Close but not exactly all of it I forgot to give credits but you gave it for me. ;)
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    Difference Between Jtag And Rgh

    Difference between Jtag and RGH Many times i get call that do i do Jtag for Xbox slim and when i reply that it can't be Jtag it can be RGH the customer get confuse, so today i spare some time to write a blog about this, so i can explain the difference between jtag and rgh. The function for both is same after boot to run unsigned code on your xbox but way for applying the patch or hack is different. What is jtag ? What the online gaming community has come to know as a "JTAG" is an Xbox that utilizes the SMC exploit. This exploit causes a re-boot into the 4532 kernel. This kernel was made famous by the KK exploit (King Kong), where a bug in the hypervisor was utilized to run unsigned code. The SMC exploit is a faster version of the KK exploit (as in, it boots faster), and allows for the running of unsigned code. The SMC exploit is limited to consoles running kernels prior to the summer 09 update (7371). It is also true that there are several patched CBs, which prevent the exploit. The booting is faster almost not noticeable then the orginal boot time. The only Hardware require to apply the patch are 2 diodes and a Nand reader to read the Nand (Firmware of Xbox motherboard) and patch it with exploit. Below are the few images of Jtag procedure Is my Xbox is Jtagable ? This is most common question asked, the Jtag does not depand on Manufacture date of your console or its not specific for certain board but it depend on Kernal version as explained above. The Xbox with the Kernal or Dashboard Version 7371 or below which was back in summer 2009 can only be Jtag. Believe it or not even now a days some time i get Phat Xbox 360 which are with that older dashboard and without thinking anything else i apply JTAG patch on it. What is RGH ? RGH the Reset Glitch Hack is a new type of method which allows the running of unsigned code. Explained by free60: "We found that by sending a tiny reset pulse to the processor while it is slowed down does not reset it but instead changes the way the code runs, it seems it's very efficient at making bootloaders memcmp functions always return "no differences". memcmp is often used to check the next bootloader SHA hash against a stored one, allowing it to run if they are the same. So we can put a bootloader that would fail hash check in NAND, glitch the previous one and that bootloader will run, allowing almost any code to run." This hack requires a "glitch chip", which will send the signal. These range from the original Coolrunner-II made by Digilent, the Matrix by Infinity Mod, Team-Xecuter Coolrunner, X360Glitch Chip by SoulHaven, and the Stinger by Maximus. These chips have an Xilink chip which is capable of sending the signal fast enough for the glitch to properly function. The benefits of the RGH is that it doesn't require a non-updated dashboard to run unsigned code, meaning you could run 2 or more NANDs, which allows you to run it as a retail with one, and run unsigned code with the other. It is also able to work on the Trinity motherboard (original slim motherboard), which the SMC exploit is not. Since this hack runs on almost any Xbox (some have CB_Bs, which don't allow the hack to run, and others have unglitchable CBs: 5772 and 6752; for now), which means that the only limiting factor is the number of Xboxs produced by Microsoft. Credits go to GliGli, Tiros, cOz, Razkar, tuxuser, and Ced2911 In simple words the procedure is as follow : 1) Reading the nand of your Console (Firmware on Xbox Mobo) 2) Applying the Patch to the original nand ( to get the cpu key first and then to make patched nand with the cpukey) 3) Installing Glitch chip which send the single to cpu (that is why its called glitch) which fools the cpu that the code its going to boot with is orginal but infact it isn't Images of RGH Chip installation and procedure Boot time for RGH As the RGH is not exact science as jtag, it send single to cpu after specfic time called glitching which can take time. Some time the console boot with in 2 glitch 10sec and some time it can take upto 3 ~4mints to do that specially on new Slim motherboards which manufactured after Aug 2011. Which Console can be RGH ? Xbox Phat with the Dashboard Version 2.0.14719 or below Xbox Slim All models with and Dashboard Version or Manufaction Date, However Slim Xbox with MFR Date after Nov 2011 require extra Hardware PCB to do the Job that is why there is abit difference in price. So the only difference between RGH & JTAG is the procedure and applying patch, once the console boots up the Function is same to run unsigned code. The most famous Hombrew apps are Freestyle Dashboard & Xexmenu. Don't forget to give your feedback on this and let me know if you have any question. Just Comment
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    Jtag Information And Guides!

    JTAG XBL Status: Online JTAGABLE Consoles: If your console is on a dashboard version ABOVE 7379 it CANNOT be Jtagged without bricking it. The exploit is patched with the 8498 update,so anything higher than that cannot be exploited. E.g. 12611/12625. Anything below dashboard/kernel version 7379 MAY or MAY NOT be Jtaggable. Please Note: Not all consoles on 7371 can be Jtagged can be Jtagged without bricking the console,some can be,some cannot,simple as that. The way to distinguish the difference is the CB version,which can be found by extracting the consoles Nand and checking it,some are patched which would mean not all console are Jtaggable Disclaimer: I am providing this information for educational purposes only. What you use it for is your own responsibility and I take no liability for your actions. Introduction: You will probably hear about JTAGs and a lot of different people calling them different things,like Xenon or Jasper. They are referring to the motherboard of the console,so each type would be a different type of JTAG. What is a Motherboard? A motherboard is a circuit board which is in many computers and electronic items (such as an Xbox 360) It holds many of the crucial components of the system,it also provides connectors for other peripherals such as the HDD on an Xbox 360. The motherboard is also known as: Main Board System Board Mobo The types of motherboards are as follows: -Xenon (2005) -Zephyr (2007) -Falcon (2007) -Opus (2008) -Jasper (2008) -Trinity (2010) -Corona (2011) They all can run the same programs and yes,they all will be able to host online when it is again available and can all host system link lobbies for Call of Duty games with the exclusion of Black Ops. That said the different types do have many differences and some are better suited to offline use and some are better for online use. I will go into detail on these differences now. Xenon Cheapest JTAG. Uses both types of KV's. (Easier to unban) Most prone to the Red Ring of Dead.(RROD) IF hosting becomes public again,most useful.(online) Does not have HDMI. Not recommended for offline modding as it heats up quickly causing RROD. Recommended for online lobby hosting. Oldest type of JTAG (2005 motherboard). Zephyr Exact same as Xenon besides two changes. Can only use KV type 2. Has HDMI. Second motherboard to be released (2007) They are not very popular as they can only use one type of KV and suffer the same RROD problems as the Xenon. Falcon Uses type 2 KV's. Has HDMI. Less prone to getting RROD. Also good for hosting online. Heats up slower than Xenon. Not as old as xenon but not as new as Jasper (2007 Motherboard). Opus Exact same as a Falcon besides one change. Does not have HDMI. Released 2008,but still as reliable as a Falcon. Little is known about them and are rare to be found JTAGGED. Jasper Uses type 2 KV's. Has HDMI. Has internal memory of either 256mbs or 512mbs. RROD is practically unknown. Hardest to unban for online use. Does not suffer heating up problems. Highly recommended for offline modding. Newest type of motherboard to be JTAGGED (2008 Motherboard) Most expensive JTAG available. Trinity First Slim motherboard (2010) Also known as the "Vejle" or "Valhalla" motherboard. Enjoys all the same perks as the Jasper. Even lower chance of RROD than Jaspers. This motherboard is exclusive to the Xbox 360 Slim. This is the motherboard where the HANA Chip can be exploited via the RGH Exploit. Corona Currently the newest motherboard, and is exclusive to the Slim consoles. The motherboard has been known to come in consonles produced on/after 17/08/2011, the most notable change is that the HANA chip is not there, and is suspected to have been merged with the Southbridge into one single chip, thwarting the Reset Glitch, although, it motherboard would have been in development before the release of the RGH, so it is more than likely it was not planned to counter the RGH but did do so. What Motherboard Does My Console Have? The easiest way to figure out what motherboard your Xbox 360 (Normal/JTAG) is running on is to check the power supply. Take out your power supply cable from your Xbox 360 and look at the hole in which it fits into on the console. There are specific differences in them and they are separated like this. Xenon/Zephyr Opus/Falcon Jasper Here is a picture showing you the differences: http://i224.photobuc...r3/76d20f47.jpg If your thinking I forgot about the Valhalla,I did not. All Xbox 360 Slims come with only the Valhalla motherboard. What is a "JTAG"? A JTAG is the name given to an Xbox 360 console,which has had it's hardware modified so that it can run un-signed code. This is also known as homebrew,which is explained a little further into the guide. A JTAGGED console should cost more than a normal Xbox 360,but this can change depending on the situation and condition/motherboard. What the JTAG Modification is: This being for beginners,This will not tell you how to JTAG your console. It is a hardware mod. That means that you have to open up your Xbox 360 console which voids the warranty. You cannot use software alone or a USB to Jtag your Xbox 360 Console. The reason for JTAGGING an Xbox 360 is so you can run homebrew on your console. Wondering what homebrew is? I will get to that a little later in the guide. Only some consoles can be JTAGGED. For them to be JTAGABLE or "taggable" as some people say,they need to be Kernel 2.0.7371.0 or below. However,the Circuit Board version (CB Version) also has to be exploitable for the console to be exploitable. If you have updated your console after June 2009,you will not be able to have it JTAG it. Please note: You cannot downgrade your dashboard,or your Kernel unless you have the original NAND. JTAGs can do a lot more than normal Xbox 360's,at the moment,connecting to XBL is not one of them. Are JTAGGED Consoles Illegal? Due to many people asking this question I have decided to add it to the guide to clear this up once and for all since some people say they are,while others say they are. That being said I am not a lawyer and may make a mistake,so anyone with any legal knowledge,feel free to correct any mistakes I may have made. To answer the question,a JTAGGED Xbox 360 consoles ARE NOT illegal,however,you can use them to conduct illegal activities,such as Piracy. (if you don't know what it is look it up on Wikipedia) It is not against the law to modify an Xbox 360 console you own,but take these things in mind before you do: Opening your Xbox 360 Consoles will void any existing warranty on the console. (There is a sticker,once torn,your warranty is gone) If a JTAG breaks down,it won't have a warranty,and since it is modified,do not send it to Microsoft to be repaired,you will receive a letter saying that they found the console was modified etc,and you will not get it back. Just because the console is not against the law to own or modify,does not mean everything you use it for/do with it is legal and lawful. If you decide to download pirated content from the internet,such as Xbox Live Arcade Games or full Xbox 360 Titles,and play them on your Jtag you are playing pirated content and it is illegal. This is a prosecutable offence and is treated very seriously all across the globe due to copyright laws. However,some countries do have more lenient laws regarding copyrights and copyright infringement and it may not be illegal. In the United States and most parts of Europe,it is illegal and you are prosecutable. Backing up content in-which you already own is completely legal. What I mean by this is installing a game,in-which you have already purchased,onto your HDD or JTAG is legal as you have paid for it and are legally allowed to create a backup copy,but it is illegal to distribute the content,and you may suffer worse charges for distributing copyrighted content. Backing up a game that belongs to someone else and you have not paid for,is illegal as it is piracy. Obviously if the person is a family member this does not apply as it would be stupid. Now this is where I may need clarification,Homebrew. Homebrew is technically illegal as it is not signed nor allowed to be run on a console. I think (clarification needed) it is illegal to have homebrew running on your console as it is not signed content and not intended to be used but as I said,I need this to be confirmed. Now that's the legal side to it,now heres the real side to it,you will more than likely not get caught. There are two reasons for this, 1 - The law enforcers rarely target the people who download the material,they usually target those who supply the copyrighted material for free. E.g. Sony sued GeoHot,not the people who downloaded his files,even though they found their locations and could easily have found them,but that is in a small quantity of people. 2 - Far too many people across many types of digital information. E.g. Xbox Games,Playstation Games,PC games,Music,E-Books,Software,Movies,the list is endless. With so many things to police,they cannot go after the millions of people who download the content,but rather the one person who uploads it for free. With that being said... I do not in anyway condone piracy or copyright infringement. I am providing this information for educational purposes only and what you use it for is your own responsibility and I take no liability for your actions. That applies for everything in this thread. What Is A KeyVault? (KV) Due to a lot of people asking me what they are lately,I have decided to add this new section to explain it. A KeyVault (KV) is basically a file that holds information about your Xbox and is what Microsoft uses to identify your Xbox when you attempt to connect to Xbox Live. When Microsoft ban your Xbox they basically use the details of the KV and make it so a console with that KV in it is not allowed to connect to Xbox Live. The method used in the past to ban your console was extracting a KV from an unbanned console and replacing the current KV in your banned console with the new one. This made Microsoft think that it is a completely new Xbox and thus,it is not banned. You can ONLY replace a KV in a JTAG and it cannot be done on a retail Xbox 360. The KV of a console is stored on the console's NAND chip. Please Note: You can ONLY extract a KV from a console which can run unsigned code. This would be a JTAG. The purchase and sale of KV's used to be a big business for modders but now is practically dead due to Microsoft's new server checks for unsigned code. A JTAG runs unsigned code and Microsoft's new checks instantly ban anyone trying to connect to Xbox Live with a console which is using unsigned code. So it is no longer practical to unban your console as you cannot to connect to Xbox Live for even half a minute. What is Homebrew? Homebrew is another name for unsigned code. Unsigned code allows you to run programs on an Xbox 360 that Microsoft did not intended you to be able to. Some examples would be running game emulators,being able to save games to your HDD and not need the disk to run them,unlocking trial XBLA games to their full versions, modifying games,running custom dash boards that allow you to change the systems temperature and other features and much much more. Homebrew means it's software that was made at home,by one person or a team,but not a developer or company. Disabling Xbox Live: I have seen a few people who have been unlucky enough to get a system update on their JTAG and then accidentally installed it. This will blow the efuses in your JTAG,which in layman terms means, It will not work and cannot be repaired end of discussion. So here is how to make sure you will NEVER accidentally install an update or accidentally try to connect to Live and ban your console. This is for dash version 12611 1. Turn on console and go to the "My Xbox" tab. 2. Go to the "Family Settings" part located second last. 3. Turn on "Console Safety" 4. Scroll to "Xbox Live Access" and choose "Blocked" 5. You may want to set a "Pass Code" to prevent it being altered. This is if the above method does not work If your console is different to this layout try looking in "System Settings" for "Family Settings" Now you should have your JTAG safe from being bricked by an update or becoming banned. Hard Drive Disks (HDD's) When buying your JTAG you obviously will need a buy a suitable Hard Drive Disk (HDD) to store all your: Games XBLA Games Emulators & Roms Etc A JTAG can use external HDD's that are not made by Microsoft exclusively for the Xbox 360 and thats great as they are cheaper and have larger storage space. However,a lot of people do not know,that you cannot save DLC,Profiles,Game saves and Title Updates (and more) on an External HDD and that you need either a Memory Card or a Microsoft HDD for your JTAG. So it may be useful to purchase a 20GB or 60GB HDD for your JTAG if you choose to buy an External HDD for your JTAG. JTAG Lifespans From reading the above sections you should already have a pretty good idea what JTAGs are made for being used for long durations of time and what ones should be used for a few hours and then left to cool-down for at least a further hour,this section will go into more detail on the probably of overheating causing the RROD. Xenon/Zephyr: These motherboards are plagued by overheating which leads to the RROD. These JTAGs are usually best used for short periods of time. If you want to be safe,I would recommend using your JTAG for 2-3 hours tops before taking a break (turning it off) and letting it cool down. Even following this,you will probably come into difficulty and get the RROD. Luckily,there are modifications that can be done to the consoles to reduce the overheating problems. Some of the modifications are as follows: 12v Fan Mod Make all fans run at full speed to increase cooling. Freestyle Dashboard: Allows you to set the fan speeds to increase or decrease cooling. Thermal pasting (Heat-sinking) I think googling this may be the best idea. Some of these modifications are available in some of the stickied shops below. All of these methods,done correctly,will reduce the temperature of your console and increase cooling and/or decrease heat creation,thus allowing you to play your console longer without turning it off to cool. Please note,even with these modifications,you may still suffer from the RROD due to overheating. Falcon The Falcon is less prone to getting the RROD due to overheating than the Xenon/Zephyr but still has a chance to get it and is likely to get it at some stage or another. They can be used for long periods of times without overheating,I would recommend no longer than 6 hours gameplay before switching it off and letting it cool down. If you wish,you may have some of the modifications installed,this will reduce the chances of your consoles getting the RROD. Please note,even with these modifications,you may still suffer from the RROD due to overheating. Jasper Jaspers very very rarely suffer from the RROD so play as long as you like,I highly doubt your console will overheat. No modifications should be necessary for your Jasper JTAG. -Special thanks to iPatobo