2TB WESTERN DIGITAL My Book Essential (WDBAAF0020HBK)

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  1. smurfi69
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    hi @all,

    klick or klack if it is compatible with the WII?

    On the compatibility list runs the 1 TB & 2 TB but not 1.5 TB, what is the different about this drives ?
     
  2. Vattu

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    they should be. difference is probably not more than storage capacity.
     
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    @Vattu, thx for the fast answer, but in the list runs not the 1.5 TB !
     
  4. angus528

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    I just got a WD 1.5TB Elements External HDD (WDBAAU0015HBK-NESN) and it works great with Wiiflow, Usbloader GX, and MPlayer CE
     
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    Stay away from the MyBook 1.5TB. My friend got one, it did not work with wii, and returned it. He got another, it did the same thing. Returned that, got a Seagate 1TB which works fine.

    From what I been hearing, it sounds like the WD Elements series has better compatibility than MyBook, so I'm not surprised yours worked.
     
  6. kornychaos

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    I have a MyBook 1.5tb Essential, it works with everything (HBC/except Triiforce's USB Nand(works to load the program, just not the USBnand, dunno why)/Cfg USBLoader v51) - So, I don't know why you're saying it doesn't work with the Wii.
     
  7. nuyawker2000

    Newcomer nuyawker2000 Newbie

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    I have the same HD (2tb WD essential). I want to use it for backing up my games which are one 2 different 1tb HD's that I brought from someone. Can someone tell me how to format the 2tb I am new to all this.

    much appreciated
     

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