Do Trimmed Roms Still Work When Burned?

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by wildfire95, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. wildfire95
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    I recently trimmed all of my ROMs with WiiScrubber to save space on my external HDD's.. but will these ROMs still work when I burn them to a DVD for loading with a loader?


    Thanks in advance,

    -WiLDFiRE.
     
  2. gameboy13

    gameboy13 Orange and fluffy since 1995.

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    I think you mean ISOs. And yes, they will work when burned.
     
  3. wildfire95
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    Sorry, I assumed ROMs = ISO's :S

    Thanks for the quick reply ^.^
     
  4. rooskie54

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    ROM = Read Only Memory, you're probably most familiar with ones dumped from video game cartridges
    ISO = Disc Image, in this case of a Wii disc
     
  5. PsyBlade

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    NO

    ISO = Image of a iso9660 Filesystem (standard on most PC CD/DVDs, but not Wii Discs)

    Most console gamers use it wrong since the are used to it from PC
     
  6. s3phir0th115

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    Not entirely correct.

    The extension of .iso is used as a generic extension for a variety of image file system types. Xbox/360, Wii, etc.

    Typically they have a iso9660 or a UDF filesystem, yes, but the extension itself is does not always refer to such images.
     
  7. jceggbert5

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    If the ISOs still have a filesize of 4,699,979,776 bytes, then yes... It will work... If the ISOs are smaller, IDK how to restore them to full size... You might have to stick to a USB Loader if you trimmed them...
     
  8. Drag0nflamez

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    not needed - they will still work - unless Nintendo adds another protection that checks for random junk.