Why partition HDD for Xbox 360?
Xbox 360 and Xbox One must be familiar to many game enthusiasts. Xbox 360 is the
second generation consoles developed by Microsoft, while Xbox One, known simply as
XONE or XB-ONE, is the subsequent model of Xbox 360. Actually, apart from games,
they are also able to save data like music or movies. Thus, for the sake of better
management, to partition HDD (Hard Disk Drive) for Xbox 360/Xbox one is not a bad
choice. And the following instructions will show you how to do it.
AOMEI NTFS to FAT32 Converter
One thing should be noticed first that Xbox360/Xbox one can only read FAT32 file
system. Normally, FAT32 can be converted to NTFS easily but not vice versa. If your
HDD is NTFS, don’t worry. AOMEI Partition Assistant also has the function to help
you convert NTFS to FAT32. It breaks
the limitation compared with Windows built-in Disk Management. With Disk Management,
only the partition whose size is smaller than 32GB can be formatted from NTFS to
How to partition HDD for Xbox 360 with AOMEI Partition Assistant?
Now let’s see how to partition HDD with AOMEI.
Step 1: Download and
install the freeware. Connect HDD to your PC then launch AOMEI Partition Assistant.
Step 2: Right click the partition (make sure the file system is
FAT32). Select “Resize Partition”.
Step 3: Move the mouse pointer to the border (either left or right
side) and drag it. Then click "OK".
Step 4: Now there’s a new unallocated space. Right click it and
select “Create Partition”.
Step 5: You may specify the settings as you like, but the file
system must be FAT32.
Step 6: You can create more partitions and resize them according to
your need. After all operations, click “Apply” to execute.
In general, not only the hard drive for Xbox360/Xbox one, other disks can all be
partitioned by AOMEI Partition Assistant. The whole process is safely without data
loss. Besides, there are other useful functions such as “Merge Partitions”, “Split Partition”, “copy partition” and so on.