Hard Drive no longer recognised

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  1. crinz
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    Hi all,

    I updated to 4.2E through nintendo and reinstalled HBS, Bootmii and DVDx.

    I then followed the 'Modify any Wii' guide to the last letter multiple times over but i cant get any USB drives to be recognised at all.

    I have tested 4 different drives through HB apps that i used a lot (mplayer, wiixplorer, Triiforce) and also usb loader wich doesnt work either.

    With usb drive plugged in it doesnt give me any options to mount it in HBC.


    Can anyone help with this? My 1TB drive is feeling lonely when it is not plugged in to the Wii.

    Thanks
     
  2. dai-a

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    Have you tried the other USB port?

    For USB loader is it Formatted to WBFS?
     
  3. crinz
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    tried both ports and i have 490gb fat32 and 500gb wbfs. same as i had befire i did the update

    Is there any way to downgrade at this point? i dont have a NAND backup, could i use someone else's ad convert it to run o nmy Wii??
     
  4. 9th_Sage

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    Are there any reports of this happening to others? I did something similar to this and my drive worked fine. It doesn't make much sense since as soon as something other than the system menu loads, the system menu itself should make no difference.
     
  5. dai-a

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    Is the WBFS the first patrition on the drive?
     
  6. jazvdb

    jazvdb GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    In front of computer...
    reinstall your cIOS rev
     
  7. razorback78

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    what about your cios202?
     
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    I'm on firmware 3.2 and I have HBC 1.0.3 and 1.0.6 installed. My HD just works with 1.0.3.
     
  9. crinz
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    i have uninstalled and reinstalled cios numerous times. I think i will just virginize my wii and start from scratch. I have been instaling stuff over each other thus far which cant be good.

    I havent heard of anyone else having this problem. If you leave this thread as dormant i will post back if the solution is interesting

    thanks everyone for your ideas and trying to help

    cheers
     
  10. razorback78

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    yeah i think so too...this happened to me before for. i also started from scratch. have you tried xzxero's guide? if not, i recommend you to follow it and you'll be just fine. good luck. [​IMG]
     
  11. dottor_male

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    I'm on 4.2E and everything works. I used the "Safe 4.2 upgrader", wich doesn't install the IOS Stubs. Maybe your cios249 is a stub so it doesn't work.
     
  12. crinz
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    welli updated y wii gain through nintendo servers to take it back to virgin.

    followed the guide to the last letter. deleted the stub ios's, reinstalled cios etc etc


    still no usb support at all. The USB ports power my HDD so i know there is power getting to them but just cant get anything to recognise they are there


    Please!!! :-(
     
  13. razorback78

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    next time do not update anything from ninty...this has been the reminder since...checkout your cios249, cios222/223, and cios202 for these are those connected to usb hdd loading. try using signcheck to check the condition of your cios...