Got my HDD today =)

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by fairlyevenparents, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. fairlyevenparents
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    fairlyevenparents GBAtemp Fan

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    It came with a note saying
    "When you connect the drive, a found new hardware window appears. Install the driver to activate the drive features."
    Then it says its supposed to install WD Smartware software but i heard that was bad, I think.


    So what do I do? Don't install it
     
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    I would format it with a pc to fat32 and then plug it in to the wii and format it with a usb loader to wbfs
     
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    There is no reason you should EVER need to use the backup software a company provides. Just plug it into your pc, it will probably have a window at the bottom ofthe screen saying it's installing the driver, and maybe that you should restart your PC. When it's done, just open WBFS manager, format and put whatever games you want in. Plug in to your Wii. That's it...
     
  4. fairlyevenparents
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    Thank you I'll do that!
     
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    Also find a loader that uses fat32 and use that instead of wbfs
     
  6. XFlak

    XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

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    for the new WD drives, it is useful to install that software for ONE reason only
    to turn the sleep timer off! Otherwise your harddrive will go to sleep every 5-10 minutes while plugged into the wii!
     
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    this = [/sidethread]