Hacking DumpsterU - Wii U Harddrive Dumper

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DumpsterU - Wii U Harddrive Dumper
DumpsterU makes it really easy to dump your installed contents with very high speeds.
You can dump your saves, games, updates and DLCs straight from your Wii U-formatted harddrive to your PC.
It will dump decrypted contents that you can use with Cemu or other applications.
You need a OTP and SEEPROM backup from the console the harddrive was formatted with. You can get the backup with Wii U NAND Dumper.

Usage
Select your hardrive from the list and open your otp.bin and seeprom.bin.
A list with all the games installed to that harddrive will open.
Tip: You can press Ctrl + F to search or click on one of the headers to sort the list.
Click on the title you want to dump, select an output folder and press on one of the buttons to dump the contents.

Download
You can download DumpsterU from the releases page.
Currently Windows and Ubuntu builds are available.
:arrow: Download
:arrow: Source

FAQ
Where are my Wii VC saves?
They are stored on the NAND and cannot be dumped by this tool.

Why do I need my OTP and SEEPROM?
The contents of the harddrive are encrypted and the OTP and SEEPROM contain keys used for decrypting.

How fast is this?
The 14GB from Breath of the Wild were dumped in 1:40 minutes. This depends on harddrive speed though.

Screenshots
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Installation
Windows
Run the installer

Ubuntu
Run from commandline:
Code:
sudo ./DumpsterU

Credits
GaryOderNichts: DumpsterU
koolkdev who made all of this possible by reverse engineering the Wii U's filesystem and creating wfslib
Flump and NoahAbc12345: Icons and beta testing
 
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Woah. Does it mean that if I decide to upgrade my HDD to bigger capacity one. I can just dump and copy over to the new HDD? Does this support restoring dump to new HDD?
 
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Hello and thank you for this awesome Tool.:yay:

68747470733a2f2f692e696d6775722e636f6d2f78356863477a562e706e67

DumpsterU - Wii U Harddrive Dumper
DumpsterU makes it really easy to dump your installed contents with very high speeds.
You can dump your saves, games, updates and DLCs straight from your Wii U-formatted harddrive.
It will dump decrypted contents that you can use with Cemu or other applications.
You need a OTP and SEEPROM backup from the console the harddrive was formatted with. You can get the backup with Wii U NAND Dumper.

Usage
Select your hardrive from the list and open your otp.bin and seeprom.bin.
A list with all the games installed to that harddrive will open.
Tip: You can press Ctrl + F to search or click on one of the headers to sort the list.
Click on the title you want to dump, select an output folder and press on one of the buttons to dump the contents.

Download
You can download DumpsterU from the releases page.
Currently Windows and Ubuntu builds are available.
:arrow: Download
:arrow: Source

FAQ
Where are my Wii VC saves?
They are stored on the NAND and cannot be dumped by this tool.

Why do I need my OTP and SEEPROM?
The contents of the harddrive are encrypted and the OTP and SEEPROM contain keys used for decrypting.

How fast is this?
The 14GB from Breath of the Wild were dumped in 1:40 minutes. This depends on harddrive speed though.

Screenshots
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Installation
Windows
Run the installer

Ubuntu
Run from commandline:
Code:
sudo ./DumpsterU

Credits
GaryOderNichts: DumpsterU
koolkdev: wfslib
Flump and NoahAbc12345: Icons and beta testing

Do I need something "Windows 10 Special" Software (like some Visual C++ Redistributable) too ?
The Program did not open (Windows 10Pro x64)....:(
 

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Woah. Does it mean that if I decide to upgrade my HDD to bigger capacity one. I can just dump and copy over to the new HDD? Does this support restoring dump to new HDD?
No, you can only dump contents with that.
You cannot restore anything yet.
It is really useful for Cemu or for backing up saves from a bricked console though.

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Hello and thank you for this awesome Tool.:yay:



Do I need something "Windows 10 Special" Software (like some Visual C++ Redistributable) too ?
The Program did not open (Windows 10Pro x64)....:(
Uhh you shouldn't need anything else.
Can you try to start it from CMD and send me the console output?
 

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No, you can only dump contents with that.
You cannot restore anything yet.
It is really useful for Cemu or for backing up saves from a bricked console though.

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Uhh you shouldn't need anything else.
Can you try to start it from CMD and send me the console output?
Nice. Thanks you for making all these awesome releases lately. Is it possible to make software that can do that or is it asking too much?
 
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No, you can only dump contents with that.
You cannot restore anything yet.
It is really useful for Cemu or for backing up saves from a bricked console though.

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Uhh you shouldn't need anything else.
Can you try to start it from CMD and send me the console output?

Thank you.:)

I hope this is what you need:
Ohne Titjjjel-1.jpg

I did not find any Log Files or similar......
 

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Thank you.:)

I hope this is what you need:
View attachment 215192

I did not find any Log Files or similar......
Thank you that is what I wanted.
That is really weird it works on my machine and it works for all beta testers...
Did it ask you for admin privileges?
Do you have any antivirus enabled that might be blocking it?
Do you have another system you could try it with?
 
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Thank you.:)

Thank you that is what I wanted.
That is really weird it works on my machine and it works for all beta testers...
Did it ask you for admin privileges?
Do you have any antivirus enabled that might be blocking it?
Do you have another system you could try it with?

What I have tried:

- installed on C: or D: Drive for ALL Users as recommended
- run the Tool of course as Admin
- re-start PC after Installation
- only using Windows Security Center/Anti Virus - all is disabled (Real Time Protection/Manipulation Protection/Folder Protection and so on...)


Try it on another PC.:)
 

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Thank you.:)



What I have tried:

- installed on C: or D: Drive for ALL Users as recommended
- run the Tool of course as Admin
- re-start PC after Installation
- only using Windows Security Center/Anti Virus - all is disabled (Real Time Protection/Manipulation Protection/Folder Protection and so on...)


Try it on another PC.:)
It should ask for admin by default.
Did that admin prompt come up when starting it without admin?
 
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Thank you.:)

It should ask for admin by default.
Did that admin prompt come up when starting it without admin?
Yes,it comes every Time.:)
I installed it on c: with Option 1+2 also on d:. with Option 1+2.
(Of course I de-Installed it every time too.)


Sorry,no other 64bit PCs in my "Haushalt".
 

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Thank you.:)


Yes,it comes every Time.:)
I installed it on c: with Option 1+2 also on d:. with Option 1+2.
(Of course I de-Installed it every time too.)


Sorry,no other 64bit PCs in my "Haushalt".
Sorry, I have no idea what is wrong here...
You could try installing the gtk3-runtime-3.24.18-2020-05-19-ts-win64.exe from here.
Make sure to check 'Add to Path'.
This shouldn't be needed though since the gtk binaries are bundled with the installer.
 
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Thank you for your Help.:)

Sorry, I have no idea what is wrong here...
You could try installing the gtk3-runtime-3.24.18-2020-05-19-ts-win64.exe from here.
Make sure to check 'Add to Path'.
This shouldn't be needed though since the gtk binaries are bundled with the installer.

I am very sorry,it is still not work......:cry:
Does it need Visual C++ Redistributable ?

It is ok,it seems it is only my PC.Maybe some Day.
Thank you for your Help and this awesome Tool,Gary.:yay:
 

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Nice!
However, will the dumps be encrypted for reinstall with WUP Installer later on? Or just the raw stuff for use with Cemu? Because I was interested on making a backup of my current HDD in case it fails, but not for use on PC.
 
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Nice!
However, will the dumps be encrypted for reinstall with WUP Installer later on? Or just the raw stuff for use with Cemu? Because I was interested on making a backup of my current HDD in case it fails, but not for use on PC.
It only dumps them decrypted for cemu use.
You can pack them with NUSPacker, you would need to backup your tickets though.

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Forget to try the CMD as Admin and now I got this:

View attachment 215194
At least something!
I'll look into that.
I'm sorry for the inconvenience.
 
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