Hard Drive Not Recognised After Power Off

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by ReeceH92, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. ReeceH92
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    Hello everyone,

    I have a modded Wii with a variety of backup loaders: Wiiflow, Coverfloader, and Configurable USB Loader. All three ran game backups from my hard drive without problems until recently. My friend and I were playing, when we accidentally pulled the power cord out while Wiiflow was running. After re-connecting the power cord, we discovered that the Wii is no longer recognising backups. I have also tried all backups via the Homebrew Channel.

    Using both WBFS Manager and Wii Backup Manager I can see that all of my backups still remain on the hard drive, so as far as I can tell the drive is not corrupt. I know I should backup regularly but I don't appear to have a recent NAND backup.

    Does anyone have a solution? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. PsyBlade

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    you can check WBFS partitions for errors with wiimm's wbfs tool (wwt see sig)
     
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    Thank for you quick reply. I have just downloaded the latest Windows version ("wit-v2.10a-r4118-i386.tar.gz"). My apologies but I have no idea how to use it, or to even open the program. I think I installed it? :lol: I ran the install .exe file but I have no idea how to access it - is it in the Start folder or within the extracted RAR folder? Should I back up my hard drive before running repairs or anything?
     
  4. PsyBlade

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    you run it from a command line
    see the manual and thread for details
     
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    So I found the following on the WIT features page:

    But how and where do I use it? Forgive me but I'm not all that tech-savvy when it comes to Wii hacking.
     
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    Thanks for the links.

    So I tried "wwt CHECK [wbfs_partition].." in CMD and got the following:


    Does the downloaded RAR folder need to be in a specific directory?

    I then tried changing the root drive to G: (the corrupted WBFS hard drive) by entering "G:" but no luck.


     
  8. Fishaman P

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    This really isn't related, but:

    1) Lose the WBFS. It has been deprecated for YEARS. Try NTFS or FAT32.
    2) You should really only be using 1 USB Loader. Out of your current setup, I would recommend keeping Configurable USB Loader.
     
  9. PsyBlade

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    no it does not need to be somewhere special
    try the -a and -A options is manually specifieing the partition does not work