How to shrink wii games so that it will fit on my 4GB SD card.

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  1. miketh2005
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    Hello, I'm wondering how to shrink the wii games (takes off the extra space it puts in to make it 4.7GB), so that I can put them on my SD card? And what program do I use to load it from the SD card? neogamma? Thanks.
     
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    You can format your card to WBFS using any of the WBFS Manager programs in the Wii - Backup Loaders forum. WBFS automatically scrubs games to remove empty space and updates. Then, you can load the game using most of the modern USB loaders (Neogamma, USB Loader GX, etc).
     
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    Use Wiiscrubber, or a WBFS Manager to put it on your SD Card. (WBFS Managers automatically "shrink" them.)

    Use Configurable USB Loader.
     
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    Thanks everyone. I didn't think WBFS was for SD cards too.
     
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    Hey guys, I did this, and I put the games on my SD card, but now that it is WBFS, my computer doesm't recognize stuff is on the drive, and it says I need to format it. How am I supposed to put Configurable USB Loader on the SD card??? Thanks as always for your hard volunteer work [​IMG].
     
  6. longtom1

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    why not just use fat32 and wii backup manager to transfer the games to sd card
     
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    Or you can partition your SD card. I forgot all the details, but you basically have to change the driver used to read your SD on your PC to make it think it's an internal drive, and then you can partition it.
     
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    I used WBFS manager to partition it to WBFS.
     
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    Heres what I did to put mario on a sd for usb loading. put the configurable usb loader on your SD card in the front....where your HBC stuff is under apps.
    Then take another sd card and format it wbfs......I used the ncWBFStool program successfully for my SD card format and transfer of the game to it. Then plug it in a card reader on the left usb port in the back. My sandisk SD card (8GB) with a china .20 cent card reader works fine.

    The computer will always ask you to format.....it doesnt read WBFS.....hit CANCEL everytime you plug it in
     
  10. Ultralex

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    you could installe wbfsdriive,then windows will recognize wbfs drives.
     
  11. miketh2005
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    have you actually tried that program? it doesnt work like that. for me, anyway. its just like a shortcut, but it doesnt work for me.
     
  12. Ultralex

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    nope didn't try it.
    I use a fat32 partition fo my games.
     
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    The only program that does my SD cards correctly was ncwbfsTool.......I tried almost all of them and they always gave an error or wouldnt work.

    wiiflow and config usb loader are the best for WBFS usb loading.....high compatibility, very few problems on both my wii's.
     
  14. miketh2005
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    THANKS SOOOO MUCH, DUDE! IT WORKS PERFECTLY WITH ncwbfsTool, and WiiFlow! (config usb loader was too complicated to install xD)

    YAAAY! [​IMG] I CANT THANK YOU ENOUGH MAN!