How big is the NAND backup file?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Link5084, May 22, 2009.

  1. Link5084

    Link5084 Sword & Shield at your service

    Aug 6, 2008
    United States
    You know, the NAND file when you backed up your Wii with BootMii? Is it typically like 543MB or something?

    Also, if your SD card doesnt have enough space for the NAND backup, what happens?
  2. Polada

    Polada Member

    May 15, 2009
    United States
    +- 543 mb

    If your sd card dont have space...probably bootmii give error.
  3. bdr9

    bdr9 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 21, 2008
    United States
    It is 528MB I think. Don't try to use an SD card with not enough space. It just won't work and might corrupt the file system.
  4. Vegeta

    Vegeta GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 8, 2002
    I want to backup my NAND with BootMii but I can't do anything on the BootMii menu as I don't have a GC/Classic controller and the power/reset buttons don't do anything.

    Help [​IMG]
  5. Slimmmmmm

    Slimmmmmm GBAtemp MoNkEeE

    Nov 1, 2007
    the land of lol
    Yeah aroung the 528mb+ size as people have said, you can then compress it a bit too on the pc down to around 350mb I'm told...depending on how many saves and VC/WiiWare games you have, less installed stuff will be closer to the 350mb, more installed means less compression so closer to the 400mb size.
  6. yahmegaman

    yahmegaman Advanced Member

    Aug 21, 2007
    United States
    i backed up two wii's and i got 528 mb on both.
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