Help with making backups

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by darkriku197, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. darkriku197
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    darkriku197 Advanced Member

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    When i download a backup i end up with like 30 .rar files and 50 of some random other type. After i extract one i get a 4.37 gig .rar file that nothing can be extracted from. Is this really the iso file and my computers just associating it with winrar? I cant really download it and check because i dont have my modchip yet im just getting everything ready for it.
     
  2. Maikel Steneker

    Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    I do know that WinRAR associates ISO's, and the file is most likely an ISO file, but I'm not 100% certain.
     
  3. Roamin64

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    In windows explorer , go to tools , folder options , view , the 12th line should be : "Hide extensions for know file types". uncheck this and hit OK

    Now , you should be able to see the real extension of your 4.37 gb file. It should be .iso


    If it is not , rename it to iso and burn it.


    Winrar can be associated with ISO files , but it can't open raw iso backups.

    Maybe the only software that will let you open these iso is Trucha signer.

    Good luck