my xbox is working again and much better and i freakin appreciate every thing, you just dont know how much i love my xbox and now its back yeah!!!!!! just wanna give a very THANK YOU, to all of your threads but most importantly to Shademand's Ready Made Xbox -> who ever you are man your program is edited by ddp perfect and to the makers of xboxhdm -> its genius man, pure genius!!!!!! and to all newbies, stupid(just like me), newcomers, edited by ddp, etc... dont lose hope, read the threads carefully and understand its just a trial and error process but also do it with caution cuz their right they are not responsible if you edited by ddp your xbox!!! anyway those above are the tools i used and it worked PERFECTLY!!!!! p.s. more power to all, and now i am a fan with your site!!!!!!!