Updating xbox 360 software
With Xbox Live, when you sign in using your Gamertag, you are automatically notified of any new updates. How do you update your Xbox 360 without an Internet connection or a very slow Internet connection?
There are two ways to do this: either copy the update to a USB flash drive or download the update to your computer and then update your Xbox 360 console.
In order to get these firmware updates for your Xbox, you normally would download them from Xbox Live.
Like all game consoles, there are occasional updates to add new features such as social networking tools like Facebook, Twitter, etc or the ability to play different types of files.
The Gold Membership gives you Facebook, Twitter, Last.fm, streaming Netflix, video chat, and Xbox Live parties.
Step 4 – Choose the “Yes” menu option when prompted to update the console software.
Note: The version of the console software available here is from 12 December, 2013.
Copy to a USB flash drive If you cannot connect your Xbox 360 console to the Internet, you can copy the console update from your computer to a USB flash drive and then install it on the console.
Step 4 – Restart the Xbox 360 game console and the software update will be completed.
The console update for the Xbox 360 may be copied from the Internet to a FAT 32 formatted USB drive. Step 2 – Download the latest x Box 360 update file from: and unzip the contents of the zip file to the USB stick in the root directory.