3rd party usb hard drive can i use it?

Hello i wanted to know if i am able to use a western digital external 250 gb hard drive for my xbox 360.

 

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 5 Applies to:

yes, you can use the entire drive, but only for music and movies.

As well, you could make up to 16GB of that drive usable for the xbox for saving games and storing your profile and stuff.  The XBOX only allows up to 16GB of external USB devices to be usable for that purpose.

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Would i be able to store games i bought off the marketplace?

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in that 16GB of space, yes.

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:D ok thank you

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USB Memory Units are usable for most things a HDD can be used for, but not all. There is DLC that will not install on a USB Memory Unit (Fallout 3, Oblivion). To use a 250GB HDD with the 360 requires that it be reformatted/repartitioned into FAT32 format. This means no files larger than 4GB on the device on the rest of the space on the drive. You could partition it manually ahead of time into a small FAT32 partition and leave the rest NTFS.

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