360 newbie.


Bronze Member
Username: Deadhorse

Post Number: 68
Registered: May-06
I just got my 360 and last night got my first game in the mail. I was a little disturbed at the amount of noise the DVD drive produced as it was reading the disk, definitely more than my Xbox used to, is this normal?

Is there a way to transfer games to the hard drive to preserve the DVD drive?

One more, is there a way to transfer from playing a game to the 360 interface screen without ejecting the game?

Gold Member
Username: Dustin3

Tigard, OR U.S.

Post Number: 4733
Registered: Oct-05
yep its normal, i dont know bout the transfering

Silver Member
Username: Camaro823

British Colu... Canada

Post Number: 970
Registered: Jun-05
Yea its definetley normal, loud machines

Silver Member
Username: Wojopro

Summerville, SC

Post Number: 237
Registered: Nov-04
There are ways of lessening the noise but it voids your warranty

Bronze Member
Username: Nickelbut10


Post Number: 39
Registered: Jun-07
It loud, that is normal. There is no way to transfer a full game to the hard drive. You can download many things from X-Box live to the hard drive though. Yes there is a way to access interface screen(Dashboard) without ejecting your game. Press the large X button in the middle of the controller, hit Y for XBOX DASHBOARD and then say YES to it exiting your game session. Hope this helps.

Silver Member
Username: Kpa2727

Post Number: 405
Registered: May-07
well this is part true to what nick said. u can do the game thing but if u use live with a modded box ur gone. and the full game loading thing not 100 percent but no thier close.

Platinum Member
Username: Basshead86


Post Number: 10008
Registered: Aug-05
yeah, that was one thing tat shocked me when i first played my 360 was how loud the dvd drive was. i was thinking to myself: that sounds odd.

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