Hard drive keeps going after shutdown?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by jnilsson618, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. jnilsson618
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    jnilsson618 Newbie

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    I got the backup loader to work after downloading roms from the internet. I have a 250GB PATA hard drive attached (I know, there are much faster drives I could be using). If I unplug the power connector from the drive while the Wii is off, it stays off and then spins up when I turn on the Wii. Is there a way I can get it to spin down when I turn the Wii off with out having to unplug it every time?
     
  2. GerbilSoft

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    Is the Wii's standby mode enabled (orange power light while "off")? If so, disable WiiConnect24. The service was discontinued a few years back anyway, so it does nothing but waste power.
     
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