Updating an xbox 360
First, connect up a USB flash drive to your computer and make sure it has enough free space on it.
Also, make sure it’s formatted as FAT32 and not NTFS.
Once downloaded, go ahead and extract out the zip archive to the root of your USB flash drive. When you see the Xbox Dashboard, that means the update has been completed! The second way is to simply download the update from the website and then burn the update onto a disc.
This page contains information about installing the latest Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller for Windows driver downloads using the Microsoft Driver Update Tool.I then burned this folder to DVD and closed the session (opposite of making a multisession disc).Booted up my XBox 360 put the DVD in, manually powered down the Xbox, then manually powered it back up again.Here are the instructions from To create an update disc you need the following: * A DVD or CD burner. I then stated that my Xbox failed to complete the update for what ever reason.
So in other words, I answered the original question from this thread. In order to get these firmware updates for your Xbox, you normally would download them from Xbox Live.