[Guide] Noob guide to Wii U hacking

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Kafluke, Nov 29, 2016.

  1. Kafluke
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    Try a different SD or reformat your SD ensuring fat32 and 64k clusters
     
  2. godreborn

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    always make a backup of sd cards. I have mine backed up on two or three hdds. it will save u the headache.
     
  3. TheTechGenius

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    Yeah, like Kafluke said. But also make sure to use GUIFormat, you can find it with just s quick Google search. Download it, and run it. You don't even have to install it (I'm pretty sure anyway).
     
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    ok thx
     
  5. Kafluke
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    Guiformat is in the "what you'll need section" of the OP
     
  6. TheTechGenius

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    Oh yeah. Sorry about that. I completely forgot.
     
  7. elix9000

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    Hey, should we back up the whole nand or just the generally important parts?
     
  8. Kafluke
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    You should back the whole thing up if you have room on your SD. If you don't have enough room then get otp.bin and seeprom and you will be fine
     
  9. dpg2004

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    TLDR

    So i can now saftly upgrade to 5.5.2E and still be able to hack my WiiU?
     
  10. Sharl

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    Can anyone tell me if https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TKFEEBW will work with the Wii U as an external drive? It has its own power source so I'm hoping that means I won't need to grab a Y-cable or anything like that.
     
  11. Kafluke
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    Yes that will work

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    Did you read the guide? Yes
     
  12. XC-3730C

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    5TB for WiiU? Do all the WiiU games even total that much space?
     
  13. godreborn

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    not a bad price for a drive that large. I've personally never owned a drive greater than 2TBs.

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    you're limited to 292 titles since I believe the default tiles make it even 300. even if u installed the largest wii u games to that maximum, I don't think you'd even break 2TBs. it might be 1.3-1.5TBs.
     
  14. Leslie White

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    I installed the Sigpatched sysNAND CFW a few months ago, while being on 5.5.1, now that 5.5.2 is released, can i update my wii u ? or is there any extra steps to follow ?
     
  15. Kafluke
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    Did you install HaxChi by itself or did you also install CBHC? In any regards you're fine to update. Even if you didn't install CFW there is a browserhax available for 5.5.2 so you could install it after updating too.
     
  16. Sharl

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    I have a PS4 also in desperate need of external storage. Can the drive pull double duty for both or does setting it up for use by one lock it out from being used by the other?
     
  17. Kafluke
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    Can't share. Completely different file systems and no, you cannot partition
     
  18. Sharl

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    Oof. That hurts to hear even if it is good to know. Thanks. I wish I'd thought to ask before ordering it.
     
  19. Boss69

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    Can you dump mii maker saved mii's?
     
  20. Leslie White

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    Yes I installed Haxchi and CHBC !
     
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