Dumping Xbox 360 Beta/Trial/Preview/Review discs?

Discussion in 'Dumping and Backing Up Your Games and Prototypes' started by geluda, Mar 25, 2019.

  1. geluda

    geluda <B>Site Supporter 2012</B><BR><B>Site Supporter 20

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    What is the best method for dumping non retail prerelease discs for the Xbox 360 via PC? Mostly dual layer, not sure what tools are best and what methods to for a 1:1 rip, or best rip possible.
     
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    To be honest the best method is to pop the disc into the dvd drive of an XDK then use neighborhood to rip
     
  3. Borman

    Borman Digital Games Curator

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    That is the worst way. Non-retail disks should be dumped to an ISO using a PC. You can follow redump's guides if you want to get fancy, but with DVD it's less touchy than a CD-r.
     
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    I apologize that is the easiest way
     
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    Borman Digital Games Curator

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    PC drive is easier. No network connection needed.
     
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    geluda <B>Site Supporter 2012</B><BR><B>Site Supporter 20

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    Thanks. Do you have a link to the guide? Normally with DVDs I'd just use DVD decryptor but with these discs being dual layer I wasn't sure how a dual layer DVD would be read and dumped into an ISO, I'd presume with more specific utilities. Any info is appreciated.
     
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    Dual layer discs just have more room for data so the ISO created will just be bigger. It's not really anything too technical afaik so you should be okay.
    The only real issue is if your drive supports it, and unless it's a rather old machine i dont see this being a problem. The wiki page Borman linked should suffice
     
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    Thanks guys.
     
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    Thanks again I'll check it out!
     
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    Cool! And remember, submit your dumps to redump.org for datting ;)
     
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    I've tried using another disc with the method above. It's only a single layer, DVD decrypter managed to grab an image but DICUI couldn't. The disc works, but looking at it with ISO Buster reveals it has a corrupt sector on the disc, no idea why as the game partition seems fine and the files are visible, however I don't have the full version of ISO Buster yet to extract the content that way.

    Is this a common occurrence to stumble across, some form of copy protection perhaps?
     
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    I'd usually just use IsoPuzzle to rip bad discs and then exiso to unpack contents from them.
     
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    geluda <B>Site Supporter 2012</B><BR><B>Site Supporter 20

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    Thanks for the suggestions.
     
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    If you want to dump any you are well come to use my garbage can.
     

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