=========== Xbox Backup Creator v2.9 Build:0425 by Redline99 Fixed - resetting drive speed back to 5x after use removed - old standard of putting video layer 1 on layer 0 for xgd1 and xgd2 this is a fix for newer "wave 17" xgd2 discs =================== Xbox Backup Creator v2.9 Build:0421 by Redline99 Added - support for OEM VAD6038 Added - support for OEM TS-H943A Added - support for OEM Hitachi GDR-3120L 32, 36, 40, 46, 47, 58, 59, 78, 79 Added - support for OEM Liteon DG-16D2S Added - support for OEM Liteon DG-16D4S Added - support for OEM Hitachi DL10N Added - support for Drive Key Lookup via Jungle Flasher Key DB Added - support for Xecuter X360USB Pro v2 Added - support for OEM XGD1, XGD2, XGD3 ripping * Fixed - SS file save bug * OEM Ripping is dependent on using the Xecuter X360USB Pro v2 to get Windows to assign the OEM DVD drive a drive letter. This is a BIG new feature and should be considered as beta status. Please report any issues to the Team Xecuter forums and they will be collected and forwarded on to me. Not all OEM drives support every XBC feature and the drive key must be known. In the drive specific options you can set the drive key or if you have used JungleFlasher then XBC can automatically pull the drive key from JF. Sometimes the drives are finicky especially the hitachi's; reset, try again. In testing the slim drive models had much better speed, accuracy and were quieter. My beloved TS-H943A/VAD6038 setup is showing its age. Drive SS XGD3 AP25 DRT ------------------------------------------------------------- Samsung TS-H943A 1 2 3 N Phillips BenQ VAD6038 1 2 Y N Hitachi GDR-3120L fw:32 Y Y N Y Hitachi GDR-3120L fw:36 Y Y N Y Hitachi GDR-3120L fw:40 Y Y N Y Hitachi GDR-3120L fw:46 Y Y N Y Hitachi GDR-3120L fw:47 Y Y N Y Hitachi GDR-3120L fw:59 Y Y N Y Hitachi GDR-3120L fw:78 Y Y Y Y Hitachi GDR-3120L fw:79 Y Y Y Y Hitachi DL10N Y Y Y Y Liteon DG-16D2S 1 2 Y N Liteon DG-16D4S Y Y Y Y Liteon DG-16D5S *Not supported yet because Auth is different 1 = The OEM SS is not fully compliant with iXtreme, use abgx to fix 2 = Firmware must be XGD3 flashed (post 13141) 3 = Firmware must be XGD3 flashed (post 13141) Uses non-MS method Y = Yes N = No This build of XBC does not support older Xtreme ripping firmwares (Kreon drives are still somewhat supported though). Use abgx360 at http://abgx360.net for more thorough Stealth Checking Yes I know, XBC is old and using an outdated programming language. It has been around and actively supported since 2006! If you run into issues launching the app then you might need: VB6 Runtimes: http://bit.ly/JkIFwP MSCOMCTL.OCX: http://bit.ly/JkILVl Install Help: http://bit.ly/JkIn9k *** Thank you to: Team Xecuter for letting me play with the hardware and working out a lot of the OEM details. JungleFlasher for letting me use your KeyDB. ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.9 Build:0350 by Redline99 Changed - Minor tweaks to Image Browser dialog Changed - AP25 iXtreme LT+ v3.0 method to "Profiling" Changed - Image Browser to better match stand alone app Removed - Convert to SplitVid tool Removed - ISO Tagging feature Fixed - Ripping xgd1 titles Fixed - xgd3 drive response SS details Fixed - Assortment of minor issues Added - Windows 7 Taskbar Progress To patch the median file for LT+ v3.0 Image Tools > select inject > load iso > click AP25 Sector > load median.bin and patch > burn with iHas Driver + BurnerMax Firmware ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.9 Build:0345 by Redline99 *** NOTE *** This build of XBC does not support older Xtreme ripping firmwares (Kreon drives are still supported though, but not advised to use anymore). Use abgx360 at http://abgx360.net for more thorough Stealth Checking Changed - Auto spindle speeds when error occur Added - XGD3 and AP25 Support Added - Title Assets Check when ripping or burning xgd3 Added - DAE.bin file reading in association of AP25 disc Added - Ability to rescan drives (ctrl-s) Added - Support for iXtreme v3 BenQ Added - Support for iXtreme v3 Liteon It is advised that you start XBC without a DVD in the drive. DAE.bin file selection is up to the user to maintain. XBC will use whatever DAE.bin file is in the same directory as the exe. ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.9 Build:0306 by Redline99 *** NOTE *** This build of XBC does not support older Xtreme ripping firmwares (Kreon drives are still supported though) Stealth Checking verbiage/intent removed, XBC only does limited checking. Use abgx360 at http://abgx360.net for more thorough Stealth Checking Removed - Support for previous Xtreme ripping firmwares Removed - Stealth Check Buttons - Use agbx360 Changed - Stealth Check Report - PFI Wave X Date match removed Changed - Named check mark on options tab as "ISO Check" to reflect it is not a "Stealth Check" anymore Added - Ability to lock game partition before ripping Added - Ability to detect iXtreme firmware spoofing Added - Support for iXtreme 1.6 Samsung Added - Support for iXtreme 1.6 BenQ Added - Support for iXtreme 1.6 Liteon Added - Support for iXtreme 1.6 Hitachi (Note: Hitachi is untested and awaiting a firmware release) Due to an issue that affects the Liteon ix16 it is advised that you start XBC without a DVD in the drive. ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.8 Build:0275 by Redline99 Added - Added support for BenQ VAD6038 0800 firmware (Note: This has had limited testing, be cautious) ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.7 Build:0265 by Redline99 Added - Support for Kreon's SH-D163B firmware Added - Support for Kreon's SH-D162D firmware Added - Verify Disc button on the Drive Tools Tab Added - Added option to do a Verify Disc after a Burn (Note: Used ImgBurns build in Verify when selected) ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.6 Build:0260 by Redline99 Changed - Stealth Check Report Changed - SplitVid Implementation for better compatibility Changed - Removed Eject/Load button from Drive Tools Added - More information from SS to log Added - Stealth Check for Backup media Added - Stealth Check Before Burn process for Nero Added - Stealth Check Before Burn process for ImgBurn Added - Stealth Check to Validate Media ID XEX-SS-DMI Added - SplitVid format as a public option, Default Enabled Added - Region Check button in Drive Tools Added - Region Check button in Image Tools Added - Better sector caching to generic dvd reader Added - Check and on the fly fixing for backup media info in PFI Added - Check to validate Video size versus PFI when injecting into an ISO and in Stealth Check Fixed - XDVDFS Parser to read on 0x10 sector alignments ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.5 Build:0XXX by Redline99 Changed - Stealth Check Report Changed - SplitVid Implementation for better compatibility Changed - Removed Eject/Load button from Drive Tools Added - More information from SS to log Added - Stealth Check for Backup media Added - Stealth Check Before Burn process for Nero Added - Stealth Check Before Burn process for ImgBurn Added - Stealth Check to Validate Media ID XEX-SS-DMI Added - Media ID Check before injecting SS or DMI into an ISO Image Added - SplitVid format as a public option, Default Enabled Added - Region Check button in Drive Tools Added - Region Check button in Image Tools Added - Better sector caching to generic dvd reader Added - Check and on the fly fixing for backup media info in PFI Added - Check to validate Video size versus PFI when injecting into an ISO and in Stealth Check Fixed - XDVDFS Parser to read on 0x10 sector alignments Fixed - Issue with reading Backups on a SHD162C somtimes Known Issues: The read tab is slower to enable the controls Return Value from ImgBurn not working properly USB Drives in ASPI mode are not recognized correctly And a few others from previous releases with some more new ones sprinkled in to keep me up late. Notes: Check your settings, this version will reset all settings back to their defaults On the Image Tools Tab if you use the "Image Browser" it will first check if there is a dvd in the current selected drive. If there is a dvd in the drive then that is what will be displayed. You can use the menu in the Image Brower to close that and open an iso file. ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.4 Build:0225 by Redline99 Added - Image Browser/Extractor Right mouse click in Tree/List for extraction options Use File menu to load an iso image from HDD Added - Region Checking xbe/xex Added - Support to burn image in ImgBurn (Currently doesn't get correct exit code?) Added - Support to burn image with Nero (COM component) Added - Support to detect identity changing between Hitachi and Samsung I've been too lazy to hook my Hitachi back up with a modified firmware so this has not been fully tested by myself. :) Added - Support to Extract/Inject Video Added - Support to read PFI, DMI, SS and whole image off of a backup Added - Support for iso's that dont have PFI, DMI (will substitute standard values) Changed - SPTI Timeout values, hopefully fixes more than creates problems :) Changed - Drive Open method for burner to Exclusive Access Changed - Changed verbiage on ISO Tools tab from Merge to Inject Changed - Relaxed PFI check to allow for oddballs like Star Trek Legacy Changed - Timeout value when setting layerbreak from 10 seconds to 120 Changed - Method to detect current visible partition, a little slower now though Changed - Removed SGD-605B until I have the time to properly support it Changed - Removed Save Firmware button, there are better tools for this Changed - Removed Get DriveKey button, there are better tools for this Fixed - Not being able to quit if the drive space was low and user selected cancel Fixed - Initial lock state for Kreons drives Fixed - File Handle not being closed after FindFirstFile Fixed - Issue with non-standard video or game partition sizes (Star Trek Legacy) ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.3 Build:0185 by Redline99 Added - Support for SH-D163A using Kreon's firmware Changed - Get Security Sector precedure to retry upto 5 times on failure Changed - Stealth Check to include Security Sector It also will do an additional check for Xbox One 0x0200 - 0x02CF ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.2 Build:0180 by Redline99 Fixed - Some drive/media combinations didn't report Available bytes correctly Added - Option to Perform the OPC or not, Default = True Added - Option to Perform the Track Reservation or not, Default = True Added - Fix for Invalid Xbox One Security Sector (Kreon pre .81 and Hitachi F900) Added - Support for Maximus-Garyopa Hitachi-LG Xtreme v2.2 Stealth 8in1 (limited) Added - Support for Frog Aspi v0.29.4, http://www.frogaspi.org/index.html Added - Support for TS-H943A Xtreme v4.0 Game Partition Unlock command Changed - Set Write Speed, Hopefully more compatible Changed - New method of monitoring the tray status Changed - GetMediaStatus routine, to allow for more waiting after closing a disk Changed - Increased the File IO read timeout, this puts more responsibility on the burners buffer-underrun tech Please start using the Frog Aspi v0.29.4 in ASPI mode. If it works for everyone then I will probabally set that as default next time. ================================================================================= Xbox Backup Creator v2.1 Build:0175 by Redline99 Removed - SDG-605B from being able to create a Complete Backup Image (Will bring back and fix later) Removed - Most of the "Wait For Ever" CDB code options. This was causing what looked like a App hang. Removed - Speed Boost check box. It is now controlled by the drop down box in the Drive Specific settings Changed - Log File will always get the Detail Log Level unless logging is turned off Changed - Reduced executable file size Changed - Improved installer Changed - Read Me file to reflect common questions and current status. Fixed - ToolTip text for the Merge/Extract on the Image Tools Tab Fixed - Burner didn't write at selected speed Fixed - Error on Windows 2000 related to "uxtheme.dll" Fixed - DeviceIoControl Error when extracting Security Sector with SH-D162C (Experimental; not proven) Added - More detailed logging of operations and results Added - Hopefully some better writer compatibility (I can't really test) Added - New logo by jhyphinwill, Thanks looks nice and it got me away from the Microsoft logo :) Added - New Read error reporting that will tell you the file name of the data it can't read Added - Check of the OS before using theme dll (uxtheme.dll) Added - Additional Inquiry data (Nice for Kreonís SH-D162C, shows version info) Added - New dialog when a read error occurs (Allows Retry, Fill with zeros, Cancel) Added - Should a file buffer error occur during writing, it will retry 10 times before failing Added - Code to prevent multiple instances of the application Added - Warning if the drive is already unlocked when doing a Complete Backup Added - Better overall retry strategy when Initializing/Writing/Finalizing) Added - A detailed Security Sector log Added - Check of image file size before writing Added - Optimum Power Calibration before writing Added - Log file will now reset if larger than a 512KB Added - New method for reading Xbox One disks. This should greatly improve the process. See Note * Added - Feature to save the XDVDFS structure to a comma delimited text file (mostly for research) Added - XDVDFS File system entry details (if a read error is in the file system area) Added - Feature that if user selects to fill read errors with zeros, but a read error occurs in file system data they will get prompted again as this could be a media defect error in game data and shouldn't just be filled with zeros. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * This uses a technique I called the "Sector Mapper" It uses the XDVDFS to read only the data referenced by the file system. In theory this should do two things: 1. Speed up the process by not trying to read the Security Place Holders 2. Speed up the process by only reading the data, not the entire disk. Please be aware that although this has been tested and is working the concept has not proven itself on a large scale. It currently does not work on Xbox 360 disks. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Xbox Backup Creator v2.0 Build:0100 by Redline99 Initial Release ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hardware Requirements: Processor: Something within the last 3 years should be fine. I use a P4 3GHz with 1GB Ram Ram: The application currently used a 20MB write buffer, shouldnít be a problem on current machines. Drives: A DVD+R Double Layer burner that supports a Buffer Underrun Technology. PC DVD Samsung SH-D162C with Kreons modified firmware (PC DVD Drive)** Xbox 360 Samsung TS-H943A with Xtreme compatible firmware, v1, v2 or v3. Xbox 360 Hitachi GDR-3120L with Xtreme compatible firmware with OPA v2.1*** OS Requirements: Windows NT platform with NTFS file system (because file sizes are 4+ GB) Windows XP SP2 is preferred, Vista has not been tested. If there is enough interest I may support Win9x by way of creating file sets within FAT32 limits. An ASPI driver will also be required. (ASPI already supported) Application Use: It should be pretty straight forward. Read your disk then write it to a blank DVD+R DL. Since this application is not multi-threaded, please do not disturb it while writing. After inserting a disk it may take a few seconds for it to be recognized. If it does not populate and enable the buttons after more than 30 seconds press CTRL-R to force a refresh. Remember, you must use one of the supported drives for READING Xbox disks. The drive will ALSO need the modified firmware. :) A lot of people were confused about this. You cannot just pop the Xbox disk into your burner to make a backup. This app doesn't support making a backup of a backup. Find another way, its easy. If your burner doesn't automatically set the book type to DVD-ROM for DVD+R DL then you must set the booktype before writing using the appropriate bitsetting app for your burner. Some of the newer Xbox drive firmwares get past this requirement. Samsung - Use Xtreme v3.1 or later Hitachi - Use the MediaCheck patch by Geremia Known Issues or Errors: If your disk isn't recongized with in 20 seconds, press CTRL-R to force a refresh May have display issues with some locale settings, not really tested. Writing doesn't support all burners, I hope that it has improved though! Session Fixation Errors are usually due to media and/or burner firmware. Optimum Power Calibration failures are usually due to low quality media. Invalid Write Address failures are usually due to low quality media. You may get a DeviceIoControl error with a Sense error of "0/00/00", I don't have a good answer but, some people have reported success by reinstalling updated Sata drivers. Also another method that may work is to use the Nero ASPI driver instead of SPTI. During the write initialization you may encounter "Power On, or Bus Device Reset occurred" I have not been able to figure out the root of this or the proper method of recovery. If you happen to know, please fill me in on the secret. :) Supported Backup Images: Xtreme style disk images version 1-3. wxRipper support may be added at a later date. The application will only build version 3 style images. I don't see the need to add the complication of the version 1,2 types. This is because the data is outside the readable LBA range to the Xbox and the older firmwares will just not use the extra DMI and PFI sectors. The Security Sector is in the same position across versions. Xbox Versions: Xbox 360: Xbox 360 disks and Xbox One disks! Xbox One: Not supported, previous version was making the ISO incorrectly and I haven't had time to fix yet. Hopefully next major release. Support: I will do my best to keep current and add requested features, feel free to contact me with ideas, compatibility issues or bug reports. I ask of you to please not use the forums to talk about your adventures in pirating. Specifically the forums at www.xboxhacker.net and www.xbox-scene.com. My personal belief is that making a backup of property you purchased is within your rights. Of course not everyone shares this opinion and you should use common sense and do not distribute or download backup disk images. You can view Microsoft's statement on piracy at the link below. http://www.microsoft.com/piracy/default.mspx Installation: This application requires the Visual Basic 6 sp6 runtimes, included if you need them These is also a dependency on MSCOMCTL.OCX, included in the msi setup package. Hopefully you can just run the exe! Use the Setup Package if you need it. If you are upgrading from a previous version, you should be able to just copy the executable and run it. If you decide to run the installer, uninstall the previous through Add/Remove Programs. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Some shortcut keys: CTRL-TAB = Switch to next tab CTRL-L = Show/Hide Log CTRL-C = Cancel current operation CTRL-R = Refresh Disk Information ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * Provided you do it my way and your hardware is compatible! :) ** Pre Version .80 of Kreon's Samsung SH-D162C doesn't completely support the Security Sector extraction, but the application will detect the capability when it is available. By the way... Good job Kreon! Also note that .80 has a bug that prevents the SS from working on a Xbox One. You can manually fix it or better yet use Kreon's .81 version. *** Currently, the Hitachi GRD-3120L is not capable of viewing the game partition without a hardcoded firmware patch. Hopefully someone will create proper support for unlocking.