Hacking Is it possible to play Wii backups through a SD Card?

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Like through NeoGamma or CFG USB Loader?

EDIT: Do I have to change the SD card into a .WBFS format?
 

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To answer your second question, no. WBFS as a file system is now obsolete. Now you can just put .wbfs format games on a NTFS/fat/32 drive in a folder called wbfs and they work the same. (compressed)

edit: using a wii backup manager. It just converts .iso files into .wbfs
 
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To answer your second question, no. WBFS as a file system is now obsolete. Now you can just put .wbfs format games on a NTFS/fat/32 drive in a folder called wbfs and they work the same. (compressed)

edit: using a wii backup manager. It just converts .iso files into .wbfs

So what kind of backup loader should I use for the first question?
 

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To answer your second question, no. WBFS as a file system is now obsolete. Now you can just put .wbfs format games on a NTFS/fat/32 drive in a folder called wbfs and they work the same. (compressed)

edit: using a wii backup manager. It just converts .iso files into .wbfs

So what kind of backup loader should I use for the first question?

Most backup loaders should support SD loading though you may have to edit a configuration file.
 

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I'm pretty sure neogamma has an sd card loader. I use CFG myself so I don't know for sure. A quick google search tells me that it's possible "with most usb loaders and neogamma".
 

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I tried NeoGamma, but they told me "No WBFS partition found". Although it may have been an old version.
 

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Neogamma works only with WBFS partition.
USBLoaderGX doesn't support loading .wbfs games from SD.

Other Loaders should support FAT32 SD card for .wbfs files.
I never tried SD loading, so I don't know which option you have to change, but I guess in cfg, you set it in the configurator or there's an option to specify which device you want to list (USB or SD).
Take a look at all the settings.
 

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yes, the CFG config file has an option what to read from - SD, USB or AUTO. I believe AUTO is the default setting.
 

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That is true. Wii Backup Manager will separate it into two files, which will be recognized by your USB loader as a whole file on a FAT32 drive, making it possible to play games larger than 4GB.
 
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