Wii backup Manager for Windows

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by fig2k4, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. sideskroll

    sideskroll GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    In YOUR house.
    Please, let me know if/when you release that.
    I'd like to try it ASAP.
     


  2. Mikef1

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    Changing the title of a game in wbfs format causes the file to be corrupt.
    You can rename the title in an iso, that works.
    So I have to convert the wbfs to iso, rename the title, then convert back to wbfs.
    Please look into it; thanks.
    Mike
     
  3. Etheboss

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    @Mikef1, noone is going to look into it, WBM is closed source and the developer stopped working on it..
     
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  4. Jaldon

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    Is it possible to change the names? I get some really odd names when I run this, e.g. "spyro06" but then I'll get some perfect names like "Metroid Prime"

    This is for GCN by the way. I see it's not possible for wii games
     
  5. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Nope. Wii Backup Manager doesn't manage Gamecube games at all.

    Side note about the application's development: it would be great if the author would release the source. It does still have bugs in it. (SSBB partition table gets terribly mangled.)
     
  6. Wiimm

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    The problem is, that there are 2 tables! And this is known before I started with WIT in 2009.

    Code:
     2 partition tables with 15 partitions:
    
     index  type  offset ..  end off  size/hex =  size/dec =  MiB  status
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      0  part.tab  40020 ..  40030  10 =  16  2 partitions
      1  part.tab  40040 ..  400a8  68 =  104  13 partitions
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      0.0  UPDATE 1  50000 ..  aea8000  ae58000 =  182812672 =  174  enc,signed
      0.1  DATA 0  f800000 .. 1da550000  1cad50000 = 7697924096 = 7341  enc,signed,scrub
      1.0  "HA8P" 1da550000 .. 1daff0000  aa0000 =  11141120 =  11  enc,signed
      1.1  "HA9P" 1daff0000 .. 1dbaa0000  ab0000 =  11206656 =  11  enc,signed
      1.2  "HBAP" 1dbaa0000 .. 1dc568000  ac8000 =  11304960 =  11  enc,signed
      1.3  "HBBF" 1dc570000 .. 1dd0e0000  b70000 =  11993088 =  11  enc,signed
      1.4  "HBBP" 1dd0e0000 .. 1ddc50000  b70000 =  11993088 =  11  enc,signed
      1.5  "HBCP" 1ddc50000 .. 1de718000  ac8000 =  11304960 =  11  enc,signed
      1.6  "HBDP" 1de720000 .. 1df1c8000  aa8000 =  11173888 =  11  enc,signed
      1.7  "HBEP" 1df1d0000 .. 1dfcc0000  af0000 =  11468800 =  11  enc,signed
      1.8  "HBFP" 1dfcc0000 .. 1e08a8000  be8000 =  12484608 =  12  enc,signed
      1.9  "HBGP" 1e08b0000 .. 1e1490000  be0000 =  12451840 =  12  enc,signed
      1.10  "HBIP" 1e1490000 .. 1e2490000  1000000 =  16777216 =  16  enc,signed
      1.11  "HBKP" 1e2490000 .. 1e5d38000  38a8000 =  59408384 =  57  enc,signed
      1.12  "HBLP" 1e5d40000 .. 1e8160000  2420000 =  37879808 =  36  enc,signed
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    Last edited by Wiimm, Jan 24, 2016
  7. Jaldon

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    Oh sorry, I was thinking about GCIT, which IIRC was made by the same gentleman.

    Just to be sure, I can't rename Wii games so they appear differently in WiiFlow at all?
     
  8. GreyWolf

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    Look and see if there's a "titles.txt" in one of the WiiFlow folders. You can change the game names in it.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    Oh, yeah. It has two partition tables. One with Game/Update and one with the VC demos, but when WBM converts the ISO into WBFS it puts two of the channel titles in the same partition as the game/update one and leaves a blank one in the middle. It also seems to not change the partition count so even though there's only one game partition the count still says 2. Essentially, it's mixing up the entries between the two partition tables.

    This is what I end up with after converting SSBB from ISO>WBFS>ISO again:

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      2 partition tables with 13 partitions:
    
      index  type  offset ..  end off  size/hex =  size/dec =  MiB  status
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      0  part.tab  40020 ..  40038  18 =  24  3 partitions
      1  part.tab  40040 ..  40090  50 =  80  10 partitions
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      0.0  DATA 0  f800000 .. 1da550000  1cad50000 = 7697924096 = 7341  enc,signed,scrub
      0.1  "HA8E" 1da550000 .. 1db008000  ab8000 =  11239424 =  11  enc,signed
      0.2  "HA9E" 1db010000 .. 1dbad0000  ac0000 =  11272192 =  11  enc,signed
      1.0  "HBAE" 1dbad0000 .. 1dc5b0000  ae0000 =  11403264 =  11  enc,signed
      1.1  "HBBE" 1dc5b0000 .. 1dd138000  b88000 =  12091392 =  12  enc,signed
      1.2  "HBCE" 1dd140000 .. 1ddc20000  ae0000 =  11403264 =  11  enc,signed
      1.3  "HBDE" 1ddc20000 .. 1de6e0000  ac0000 =  11272192 =  11  enc,signed
      1.4  "HBEE" 1de6e0000 .. 1df1e0000  b00000 =  11534336 =  11  enc,signed
      1.5  "HBFE" 1df1e0000 .. 1dfd88000  ba8000 =  12222464 =  12  enc,signed
      1.6  "HBGE" 1dfd90000 .. 1e0938000  ba8000 =  12222464 =  12  enc,signed
      1.7  "HBIE" 1e0940000 .. 1e18f8000  fb8000 =  16482304 =  16  enc,signed
      1.8  "HBKE" 1e1900000 .. 1e5000000  3700000 =  57671680 =  55  enc,signed
      1.9  "HBLE" 1e5000000 .. 1e7210000  2210000 =  35717120 =  34  enc,signed
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
    Last edited by GreyWolf, Jan 25, 2016 - Reason: replaced info w/WIT dump
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  9. Jaldon

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    Thanks GreyWolf. Very kind of you to help out members on GBATemp.
     
  10. Cyan

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    I didn't know WBM had issues with SSBB.
    It's happening with all version of WBM, or old one didn't have that bug?
    I have old executable, but don't feel like dumping my game again to do the tests with different manager :P

    users reported issues with USBLoaderGX dump, but that's because they used the "keep game partition" instead of "remove update", which resulted in only the second partition of the first table being dumped.
    Using "keep all partition" or "remove update" should dump the game correctly from USBLoaderGX.
     
  11. GreyWolf

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    I did some checking using my direct rips and it seems to be only Brawl that gets mangled. It's also doing it when converting to WBFS format. Same botched partition info. :/

    The rest of the titles I tried have the proper partition count, etc.
     
  12. reiyu

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    can you still scrub games that are already on the hard drive? if so, how?
     
  13. GreyWolf

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    If you copied them to WBFS files or a partition there is no extra data.
     
  14. reiyu

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    it was originally an iso, and i never knew about the feature. do i have to copy them out and copy them back again?
     
  15. lordelan

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    I don't know what your exact problem is but there are ISOs (which sometimes are cleaned of crap data and sometimes not) and there are wbfs files (which are always cleaned of crap) so ...
    Just use Wii Backup Manager, feed it with all your ISOs and WBFSs and BINs and whatever format you have your Wii games in, select an USB drive through drop down and push them over. Can't be easier than that.
     
  16. GreyWolf

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    You can convert them on the drive. Just pick the ISOs and click Transfer>WBFS File. Pick the wbfs folder on your drive and it will convert it. You can delete the ISO or store it somewhere else if you want. WBM can convert the WBFS files back to ISO if you need it again as well.
     
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  17. Razor83

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    So I have been transferring Cleanrip Wii ISO's to an NTFS drive using Wii Backup Manager for years, but have just now done a hash comparison of the original dumped ISO and the ISO on the USB drive only to discover the hash doesnt match :C Further checking reveals thats the ISO hashes dont appear to match for ANY of the games I have dumped and transferred using Wii Backup Manager.

    After googling I have discovered that Wii Backup Manager uses "sparse ISO's" on NTFS drives. This thread has some info:-
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/making-sparse-files-for-iso-on-ntfs.198307/
    This is not a feature I wanted as I like having 1:1 original files for archival.

    How can I restore all my ISO's into their original format? (Copying to another drive changes the checksum, but not back to the original)
    Also how can I disable sparse ISO's in Wii Backup Manager? (and if I cant what alternatives are available for transfering ISO's in the correct format?)
     
    Last edited by Razor83, Jun 9, 2016
  18. GreyWolf

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    You can't disable removing the junk from WBFS conversion. It's part of the filesystem. There is no way to restore the removed junk either unless you dump the game again or have a binary patch for the image.

    Wii games don't have issues with removing unused data from them if you're concerned about that. Only Gamecube games have problems when not 1:1. If you do want to keep and use Wii games as ISO you can put them on an NTFS partition.
     
  19. laz305

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    Is there one of these for the Wii U yet?
     
  20. Shadow#1

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    LOL