HDD recognized but no games found

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  1. MasterNecro
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    I hacked my wii 6 years ago and recently decieded to rehack it. It worked perfect 6 years ago and now after the re hack its either not finding games on the usb or not able to read the usb if I formatted it different. please help!

    Also the loader GX see the hdd as a fat16 even though I have it WBFS formatted.

    WBFs manager and Wii backup manager both see 3 games on the HDD.
     
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    I don't know what's going on here, but I do know that WBFS formatted drives haven't been necessary for a long time, and you'd probably be better off switching to FAT32.

    Back to your actual problem... Hmmm... is the partition with your Wii games the first partition on the drive? I think i t has to be. Also make sure it's plugged into the correct USB port. Bottom on a Wii, top back on a Wii U. Good luck.
     
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    Are you using usbloader gx? They require A special folder Chain, you need a folder called "wbfs" and in them with the iso or .wbfs named of the id your game is out me the wii won't recognize them
     
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    OK let me give that a shot... wait how do you access the drive to put a folder in WBFS?
     
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    You need to stop using the WBFS formatted drive. Reformat it as FAT32 and then put all your games into a "wbfs" folder on the root of the drive. You'll have to use Wii Backup Manager to move all your games off first to a safe location before you format it.
     
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    ok I formatted the drive NTFS the only other option was exFAT, still sees the hdd but no games
     
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    NTFS isn't properly supported, you may have to use an external program to force it into FAT32.
     
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    Ok formatted to fat32 and partition set as active. No dice. still doesn't see any games.
    Drive is Fat32
    wbfs directory used
    4 games loaded
     
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    Try to use Wii Backup manager to make sure they're all put in properly named folders; you can't just slap them in the WBFS directory, they need specifically named folders to be recognized and Wii Backup Manager can do that for you.
     
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    The backup manager didn't do that but Ill try to do it manually.

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    Tried it both ways still nothing. heres a ss of the drive

    My backup manager is 7 years old maybe theres an updated version? But I cant find it if there is. my version is 0.3.4
     

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    Why are the wbfs files outside of their respective folders?
     
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    There are no download links on this site I have been there before and looked for a while.
     
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    that was a link to a virus. I got it from piratebay.
     
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    A virus? Did you skip the ad in the top right corner? It downloaded fine for me.
     
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    I used the updated software and had it make the folders and my wii still doesn't see the games. it sees the hdd but that's all.
     
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    What brand/model drive are you using?

    What cIOS version do you have installed?

    When you say you "rehacked" your Wii, what exactly do you mean?
     
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    Your unique list of WADs to install are as follows:
    • IOS11v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP])
    • IOS20v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP])
    • IOS30v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP])
    • IOS40v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP])
    • IOS50v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP])
    • IOS52v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP])
    • IOS60v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP])
    • IOS70v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP])
    • IOS80v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP])
    • cIOS202[60]-v5.1R
    • cIOS222[38]-v4
    • cIOS223[37-38]-v4
    • cIOS224[57]-v5.1R
    • cIOS249[56]-d2x-v8-final
    • cIOS250[57]-d2x-v8-final
    • RVL-mios-v10
    • IOS9-64-v1034
    • IOS12-64-v526
    • IOS13-64-v1032
    • IOS14-64-v1032
    • IOS15-64-v1032
    • IOS17-64-v1032
    • IOS21-64-v1039
    • IOS22-64-v1294
    • IOS28-64-v1807
    • IOS31-64-v3608
    • IOS33-64-v3608
    • IOS34-64-v3608
    • IOS35-64-v3608
    • IOS36-64-v3608
    • IOS37-64-v5663
    • IOS38-64-v4124
    • IOS41-64-v3607
    • IOS43-64-v3607
    • IOS45-64-v3607
    • IOS46-64-v3607
    • IOS48-64-v4124
    • IOS53-64-v5663
    • IOS55-64-v5663
    • IOS56-64-v5662
    • IOS57-64-v5919
    • IOS58-64-v6176
    • IOS61-64-v5662
    • IOS62-64-v6430
    • USBLoader(s)-ahbprot58-SD-USB-v11b-IDCL

    • That's everything I installed.
    • HDD is ST3000DM001
    • But I have 3 HDDs and all 3 do the same.
     
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  22. wrettcaughn

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    What system menu?