Format Wii System Memory

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  1. unicode2CP
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    Does anyone know what actually "Format Wii System Memory" option do? Here I mean on technical aspect of that process, e.g. what happens on NAND during this process?
     
  2. djdynamite123

    djdynamite123 Master Of Hardcore!

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    gets cleaned like formatting a dard drive?
    removes all data that has been installed saved etc..
     
  3. zerof

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    *hard drive but yes I would say the same thing. [​IMG]
     
  4. FGOD

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    I think he means what it does with the system menu and boot files. Too bad i cannot answer that.
     
  5. djdynamite123

    djdynamite123 Master Of Hardcore!

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    God knows what happens in the process, it's something i don't ever think about if i select !Format" i expect to have a "clean" back to original state [​IMG]
     
  6. zerof

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    Why would it need to touch those things? But maybe it does.. [​IMG]
     
  7. WiiBlaster

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    formatting does not touch the system titles\IOS's installed on your wii, It only removes installed channels and saves
     
  8. djdynamite123

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    Exactly, just cleans the storage of the wii and you know that one hell of an amount [​IMG] ha
     
  9. zerof

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    Alright, a very organized system from Nintendo then. LoL [​IMG]
     
  10. CasperH

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    It deletes some maps on the wii with channel data etc