Is it possible to transfer games to a USB HDD using Wi-Fi?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by Fudge, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. Fudge

    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

    Aug 26, 2009
    United States
    New York
    I heard you could do this but when I searched I couldn't find anything. Is it possible?
  2. harmor

    harmor GBAtemp Fan

    Jan 8, 2010
    United States
    It is possible using FTPii but it's not recommended.
    You can try it out for yourself to see why it's not recommended.
  3. Coto


    Jun 4, 2010
    Let me ascertain, it is NOT recommended due to "primitive" way to write to files on a Filesystem which resides in a disk. Mostly, if you ever HAVE a file transfer error, then you`ll get massive corrupted files due to inconsistent data remaining.

    So, really, if you don`t want to scan your drive almost everytime due to failed or corruption writes, you may want to simply take out your disk and transfer files through USB, the main reason on why USB port exists, for "safer" file transfers.
  4. Burton

    Burton Real Life VIP and Educator

    Mar 7, 2006
    The reason Harmor said that is because it will take an eternity to transfer the game and most of the time if the iso is too big the transfer will result in a corrupted file. (Long time transfer for nothing)

    Coto's post explained it more technically.