Configurable USB Loader ran fine with my big HD on wii, but not wii u?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Timic83, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. Timic83
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    I have a thumb drive with brawl and a big hard drive with most of my other games. both work fine on my wii, but only the thumb drive works on the wii u. does the wii u power the usb less or something?
     
  2. Shadowfied

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    The HDD has to be formatted in certain format for the Wii U afaik. Also unless your HDD is externally powered it needs a Y cable for more power.
     
  3. chairsgotoschool

    chairsgotoschool Advanced Member

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    I heard the wii u did provide less power than the wii. get an external power supply or a Y cable for it. or it could be your cable sometimes cheap cables act funny.