Can I back up my Wii disc from a Windows machine?

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  1. McHaggis
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    My 2 year old son has stuck a penny in my Wii drive for the second time. I fixed it the first time and I'll fix it again when I have a little time spare, but, for now, I'd like to back up some games to my drive without using the Wii.

    I thought Wii Backup Manager could do this, but I put the Wii disc in my computer and it says "No valid disc". Is there another piece of software that can do it?
     
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    You need to have one of the special LG Drives that can read wii disks
     
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    Damn, I thought it was just a special format that could be read by any drive if you had the right software. Oh well, looks like I need to get my trusty tri-wing out so the kids can play their new games.
     
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    Why dont you just use the Wii to dump the games? Or is your Wii not modded?
     
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    What he said. it's easier to rip Wii games from a Wii.
     
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    Yeah it's easier to install it directly on wii. What do you mean with tri-wing? Can't you wii read discs anymore?
     
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    I think the guy clearly stated that his son stuck a penny in the wii disc drive so it can't read discs for now & he was lazy/busy to open it and remove the penny so he wanted to backup some games using the pc to play them with a usbloader instead of having to open the wii now.
     
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    i loled. the only option you have is to remove the penny. or waste 1 day downloading a torrent
     
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    Your connection must suck. Average download time for me is 1h.
     
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    Lol, I think maybe they skipped the post and based their answer on the thread title, because, like you said, it's quite clear.
     
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    Thanks for the replies all. Yes, there was a penny in my drive, but I managed to get it out and everything's fine now.
     
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    I wish my Wii would produce pennies too :(
     
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    Lol, his doubles as a slot machine.
     
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    If noone seeds conncetion does'nt matter, also VERY offtopic.
     

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