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360 Modification USB Drive

360 Modification USB Drive
Current Version: v1.6 Rev4
Written by FrostyTheSnowman
Category: DVD Tools
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360 Modification USB Drive v1.6 Revision 4 by FrostyTheSnowman


- Complete Modding Solution for Samsung/BenQ/Lite-On
- USB Version (disc based version available)
- iXtreme v1.6 (12x) Firmware
- USB Flash/Thumb Drive Bootable!
- Powerpoint-style GUI
- Supports Samsung TS-H943
- Supports BenQ VAD6038
- Supports Lite-On DG-16D2S 74850C
- Supports Lite-On DG-16D2S 83850C
- Supports Previously Modded Drives
- Supports Previously Spoofed Drives
- 100% DOS Based Dumping & Flashing
- Fully Automatic Dumping & Flashing
- Step-by-Step Instructions
- Backup of all drive-related files to USB flash/thumb drive!

Changes in v1.6 Revision 4:

- Added support for Lite-On DG-16D2S Revision 83850C
- Added new 'FrostyTheSnowman' logo (thanks Shinho!)
- Replaced FirmTool (by Caster420) with LiteTool (by Klutsh) for Lite-On drives
- Removed DummyGen for Lite-On drives (no longer required thanks to LiteTool, thanks Klutsh!)
- Replaced 'USB Drive Format Tool' with 'Bootable USB Drive Creator Tool' (custom-made for me by Team Modfreakz)
- Typo fixed in HTML code (thanks yaywoop!)
- Replaced HIMEM.SYS with FDXXMS.SYS (better memory management)
- Updated the 'Creating Your 360 Modification USB Drive' tutorial
- Added a small note in the menu about not using spaces in the 'directory name' due to MS-DOS limitation (thanks Guentha!)

Changes in v1.6 Revision 3:

- General code cleanup on all scripts
- Powerpoint-style GUI added
- Disclaimer screen added

Changes in v1.6 Revision 2:

- Removed manual firmware dump check screen (due to keyboard incompatibility)
- Added firmware dump validation scripting (to replace manual checks)
- Added 'Advanced Options' menu
- Added direct custom firmware flashing menu for Samsung/BenQ/Lite-On drives
- Corrected USB Boot Drive Letter detection
- USB Drive can now be created with either FreeDOS or MS-DOS (compatibility fix for older PCs)

Changes in v1.6:

- 360 Modification Disc v1.6 discontinued in favor of USB-based version (this one)
- NTFS support dropped, backup files are now saved to USB flash/thumb drive
- NTFS-related freezing issues fixed (due to dropping of NTFS support)
- Many code fixes in regards to backup firmware files
- Bugs fixed in backup folder generation
- Overall speed/performance improved

Changes in v1.6: (disc based version)

- Updated all firmware to iXtreme v1.6
- 0800 Mode for Samsung/BenQ/Lite-On (thanks to iXtreme v1.6)
- Added 'Donations' screen, to show my appreciation :)

Changes in v1.53: (disc based version)
- Replaced MTKFlash for DOSFlash
- Improved Samsung Detection

Changes in v1.52: (disc based version)

- Fixed lockup/freezing issues with NTFS drives
- Improved BenQ/Samsung dumping/flashing stability
- Replaced MS-DOS with FreeDOS (more stable)

Changes in v1.51: (disc based version)

- Updated all firmware to iXtreme v1.51
- 100% Support for all PC SATA & IDE DVD-ROM drives

Changes in v1.5 Revision 2: (disc based version)

- Improved dumping/flashing speeds for BenQ/Samsung drives
- Added 'user firmware dump verification' prompt to prevent possible BenQ bricking
- Revised menus and more detailed drive flashing/dumping instructions

Changes in v1.5 (Public Release): (disc based version)

- Initial release

NOTE: This software requires a VIA VT6421 PCI SATA (or compatible) chipset

NOTE 2: This disc *might* work with other types of SATA chipsets/cards,
but it is recommended that you use a VIA VT6421 SATA card.

NOTE 3: USB serial adapters are NOT compatible with this disc!


- Follow the tutorial included in this package to create your 360 Modification USB Drive

- Insert your prepared USB flash/thumb drive into your PC (360 Modification USB Drive)

- Restart your PC, and boot from your USB flash/thumb drive (USB boot method varies between PCs)

- Follow the prompts to mod any Samsung, BenQ, or Lite-On XBOX 360 DVD-ROM drive

- All firmware dumps, modified firmware, and other files related to the drive being
modified will be placed in the following directories on your USB flash/thumb drive:

Samsung TS-H943 - SAMFILES


Lite-On DG-16D2S Revision 74850C - LONFILES\74850C

Lite-On DG-16D2S Revision 83850C - LONFILES\83850C

- Advanced menu available, place all firmware files intended (by the user) to be used with this
menu in the 'CUSTOM' folder in the '360 Modification USB Drive Files' folder within this package



I take absolutely no responsibilty for the use of this software by anyone. Use at your own risk!

Special Thanks & Credits:

Team HyperX - For the awesome iXtreme v1.6 firmware used by this software
FreeDOS Project - For the FreeDOS Operating System used by this disc
Dennis Bareis - GETRESP (used to input variables into MS-DOS batch files)
Franck Uberto - XMSDSK (used to create a RAMDISK under MS-DOS)
Schtrom, Geremia, Modfreakz, Podger, Redline99 and Tiros - DOSFLASH
Caster420 - Firmtool (Samsung/BenQ/Lite-On iXtreme firmware generating)
Kenneth Silverman - KPNG (viewer application used for all display screens)
Team Modfreakz - Bootable USB Drive Creator Tool (used to prepare USB drive)
Klutsh (Creator of iPrep) - LiteTool (used to prepare Lite-On DG-16D2S firmware)
Shinho - For my awesome new logo! (FrostyTheSnowman w/USB Drive & DVD-ROM)

Special Thanks to the following beta testers:


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