Backup of external Harddrive?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Xen0, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. Xen0

    Xen0 GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 8, 2015
    Can I insert my HDD which is used for the Wii U and have some games on it into my PC to create a Backup just in case? Or will it be useless and everything get corrupted when I insert it into my PC?
  2. M tha MaN

    M tha MaN GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 19, 2009
    I'm pretty sure your PC will ask you to format it because it won't recognize the HDD's format. Don't format it or else everything will be lost.

    I don't know if there's a way to backup your HDD's files, afaik until now there is no way.
    Last edited by M tha MaN, Feb 7, 2016
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  3. Sick Wario

    Sick Wario Club Nintendo

    Jul 24, 2006
    NNID: godrugal
    could be possible to do a full image of the usb hdd outside of windows using ghost or true image

    windows cannot read a wii u formatted hdd so it will ask to format which is DANGEROUS
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