Can't get usb loader gx to see games on hd

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  1. justme488
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    I have a softmodded wii with usb loader gx and a 2tb external hard drive that I formatted to fat 32. I have a folder (wbfs) with all my .wbfs and .wbf1 files in. What am I missing here?
     
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    Make sure the partition is marked as primary.
     
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    It is marked as primary and bootable
     
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    How did you copy your games over? Did you use Wii Backup Manager? What port do you have your USB drive plugged in to? Have you tried both ports?
     
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    I used wit to convert and copy from iso to wbfs. I have tried both ports.
     
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    Check and make sure the category isn't turned off. It's the icon on the top toolbar that looks like a disc and channel.
     
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    I had to check games and uncheck the channels when I started. The channels were showing before.

    It detects the hard drive and says:

    215.77GB of 1862 GB free
    Games:4

    list of games it shows is:

    SPRay
    Okami
    Saint
    SPEED

    There is supposed to be something like 1,022 games or so
     
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    Is your drive formatted as one FAT32 partition or do you have multiple partitions on it?
     
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    It is formatted fat32 with only 1 partition.
     
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    Of the 4 games that it shows, do they work when you try to play them? You may also want to check Custom Paths in Settings and make sure that it is pointing to the folder where your Wii games are.
     
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    Do they show up when using another usb loader like Wiiflow, CFG etc?
     
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    I can't remember if they *need* to be but I've just checked my drive and all my games are in separate folders for each game - e.g. X:\wbfs\A Boy and His Blob [SBLP5G]\SBLP5G.wbfs
    Are yours just loose in the wbfs folder?
     
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    According to Cyan, here at the acceptable ways you can have your games:

     
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    Those games don't work. When I try them, it takes me back to system menu. I can't find anything in custom paths that is for my games directory.

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    That's the only loader I have on there.

    That may be my problem. I have like this x:/wbfs/gametitle.wbfs
     
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    You can use WiiBackupManager to quickly fix all your games and move them to the correct folder.

    Setup the program like this :

    WiiBackupManager best setting (for USBLoaderGX) :
    set or enable these options:

    FAT32/NTFS tab :
    - Store games in separate subfolder
    - naming title : Title_[ID] (that's the default naming convention used in USBLoaderGX)
    - Split : 4GB
    - Automatically update storage convention when drive is mounted

    Title tab
    misc : use Wiitdb
    language : <choose your prefered language>
    Click "download title.txt" to get the latest game's titles for that language.
    renaming : use wiitdb titles for file and folders name

    Save and exit the settings.
    Now go to "drive1" tab, select your partition where you have your game in the drop-down list, and ALL your games will be moved/renamed automatically in 2 seconds.
    You can put the drive back to the console.
     
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    Thank you, but I screwed everything up and started over. I'm back in the wit topic with my progress so far lol. I did put one game on with title[id].wbfs and it worked for the loader, so that was the problem.
     
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    You didn't listened to me when I gave you the command line to use in Wit/wwt !
    I gave you the CORRECT command, but NO, you wanted the one with "wbfs/title.wbfs".
    you said "My 8 y/o will be thrilled when I put these on his hd." and I thought "you'll be less thrilled when you'll realized you just named the files the wrong way".

    the BEST one is :
    wbfs/Title [ID]/ID.wbfs
     
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    I know. i'm sorry. I didn't think it would matter if the id was there. I should have listened. now I got 2 more days until done because I didn't.
     
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    use that :
    "%T [%I]/%+"

    it will rename to "Title [ID]/ID.wbfs"
     
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