Drivekey Problems

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  1. Scouserfan
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    I have recently bought a drivekey for my wii console. When it arrived i installed it in the wii however it wont work with any of my backups. I have tried to research on this forum why and found it may have been the brand of dvd i was using so bought some 16x verbatim dvd-r's. However these arent working either.

    When i insert the backup dvd i get a black screen with the error message about the dvd beng unreadable and i have to the power off the wii to get it working again.

    I have reopened the wii to check installation and dip switches and everything is fine with that.

    When i go to the drivekey config screen (by pressing eject 3 times on the wii) i can access this but if i try to save any setting changes the screen freezes and all i can do is power off the wii again.

    Original discs are working fine.

    Any ideas on what i can try next.
     
  2. Drag0nflamez

    Drag0nflamez GBAtemp Regular

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    What DVD burner do you have?
     
  3. Scouserfan
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    Hi the burner is a Pioneer DVD RW DVR-215

    Originals are working fine
     
  4. linuxares

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    Can you try another brand? Like Verbatim?
     
  5. Scouserfan
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    Hi

    Thanks for your post but as in my original explination i have tried verbatims 16x

    I have also tried burning the iso's with imgburn and nero 8 and both have been unsuccessful
     
  6. Scouserfan
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    Sorry, the wii was bought in March. Is there a way of finding out through the console. I have burnt all discs at the lowest speed and the wii has no problem reading originals
     
  7. WiiPower

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    March this year? Then the chance that it reads DVD-Rs at all is about 0.0001%.
     
  8. Scouserfan
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    So what your saying is that i should use dvd+R's???

    Why would this then cause the settings screen of the drivekey to freeze without a disc in?


    What are the optimum settings for burning wii games then???

    Thanks for all your input
     
  9. WiiPower

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    Sorry i don't have a good source, wikipedia is not even listing 2.4x at all. But look at this:
    http://www.pioneer.eu/eur/products/archive...101A/index.html

    Why would it use 2.4x on DVD+R media and 2x on DVD-R media? Also, you may want to check the case of your discs and look what they tell which speeds are supported.
     
  10. kimikal27

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    in my case, i find that burning the dvd in the speed that the dvd allows is the best choice and better results but that changes alot depending on pc and burner
     
  11. WiiPower

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    I would say just take 4x, then you are on all safe sides imaginable. It's certainly supported by DVD-R and DVD+R, not too slow and not too fast.

    Anyways, i still need discs for gamecube games. I could play them via usb gecko too, but i doubt it's actually usb 2.0, so it's usb 1.1 => 1 MB/s max speed = 1/3 of the dvd drive.
     
  12. elimist

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    i dont know what kind of disks i have because they have a blank label and imgburn only lets me burn at 2.4x
     
  13. Scouserfan
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    Hi thanks for your replies.

    I does turn out that i have the d3-2 drive.

    What is the best/available methods for playing isos from a usb hard drive?

    Ive heard of the Wode Jukebox but are there any other methods available
     
  14. linuxares

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    http://gbatemp.net/t171901-modify-any-wii-4-2-below
     
  15. Drag0nflamez

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    you can also get a Wiikey Fusion & a SD card ;-) but i thought it required a GC controller(?)