HDD not being detected by Wii anymore

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by bbpp83, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. bbpp83
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    bbpp83 Member

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    Okay so here's the situation; I helped my friend softmod his Wii, and he's been using the USBLoader GX forwarder in combination with a Toshiba 1TB hard drive flawlessly up until yesterday. Now his Wii is unable to detect the external drive, no matter what application I use (the hard drive itself isn't the problem, i tried it out on my own Wii and it works)
    I think he kind of fiddled around with some stuff in the HBC, but he's unsure what exactly did it; and I can't really seem to figure out the cause...

    Any ideas/solutions on what it could or couldn't be, so I can rule out any extreme options like removing all the homebrew on his Wii? (maybe an incompatible IOS?)

    Thanks
     
  2. OncleJulien

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    i'd reinstall whatever flavor of waninkoko's custom ios 38 floats your boat...that's the key to letting a wii and and a usb hard drive make sweet sweet love, i believe.