HDD console ID

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by snoofly, Oct 23, 2016.

  1. snoofly
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    snoofly GBAtemp Regular

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    With the Wii U formatting with a console ID, I assume this means I can't just plug my HDD into another console and it would work. i.e. if I went to a friends, I'd need to take my Wii with me. And if my console broke, my HDD would need reformatting/reloading to the new console. So I wondered with IOSU if it maybe possible to make a homebrew/cfw img that could somehow circumvent this check? Think that's possible?
     
  2. CreeperMario

    CreeperMario GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I think that the key that controls the encryption for your HDD is present within your OTP, which you hopefully have a dump of already.
    Though, I'm not sure where exactly your console's keys are within the OTP.
    Stay tuned, someone will eventually crack this, you're not the only one who wants it.
     
  3. snoofly
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    snoofly GBAtemp Regular

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    Cool thx - will see how things progress :)