A possible work-around would be to attempt to update your console at a more optimal performance time, such as early in the morning (2AM - 10AM), as you are more likely to encounter a receptive updating time with people at school or work.
This is a minor issue and should be fixed within a few days after the consoles launch on November 22.
Also generic non-XBMC specific FAQs about Xbox hardware, modchips/BIOS/softmods and information on some third-party Xbox software (such as emulators and Xbox games).
Microsoft’s Xbox, for example, is famous for its hackability.
Modifying the Xbox lets the user run homebrew programs and play out-of-region games.
A workaround to this is to use third-party homebrew software on your computer that can converts MP3 files to WMA then transfer those to the Xbox (under "E:\TDATA\FFFE0000\MUSIC\") plus updates Microsoft's soundtrack database ("st.db"), that way it will be just like you ripped those songs from an Audio CD with the Xbox using Microsoft original Xbox dashboard and you will be able to play the songs in all Xbox games that support such Xbox soundtracks.
This tutorial is for those who have just gotten the newly released Kinect, and are wondering how you will be able to update your jtag into your Kinect.
Inserting a disc and installing it should be an easy task, but things have gone awry for some users.
Some of IGN's readers have noted that game installs seem to sputter out around the 97% mark, stalling out indefinitely.
Attempt to install the game once you boot the console back up, but make sure you're not connected to your Internet provider.
XBMC for specific FAQs about XBMC running on the Xbox.
My Xbox is an American 1.0 console with 4034 BIOS given to me with a dying hard drive by a friend in 2006.