is playing backups dangerous for the wii??

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Jun 12, 2009
  1. 2yugimoto
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    i have a wii with , pre loader,bootmii, system menue 4.0, HBC 1.01,Backup launcher 0.3 with 002 fix, and all ioses and cioses

    is it playing backups dangerous for the wii like some how weekens laser or can destroy wii??

    btw i got 10 burned wii games on all dvd -r 4.7gb discs, and 5 original games.

    the burned games are :

    super mario galaxy
    mario kart wii
    mario and sonic at olimpic games
    super mario power tennis
    carnival games
    disney sing it
    kung fu panda
    wii play
    wii sports
    Neopetz Puzzle Adventure

    The real games are:

    Super smash bros brawl
    sonic and the secret rings
    rampage
    legend of zelda twilight princess
    pokemon battal revolution
     


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    As far as I know the only risk to the wii is brickage during installing the custom IOS, but it installs as it's own IOS in the 200 range, so there isn't much of a chance of a brick at all.
     
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    not from brick as if my wii can break down or it will stop reading disks.... if thats true
     
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    Well, if you use bad media it may potentially increase the strain on the laser. But I haven't heard of any serious laser degradation issues due to using backups on decent media.
     
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    It's been asked many times. The answer, as long as you don't follow any dodgy guides, is NO. Backups do not wear out the lens. It's a myth.

    However, couldn't you have just asked this in the other thread you madehere?
     
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    then just use the usb loader then , and only use your dvd drive to backup disk to your usb drive [​IMG]
     
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    well... yes but.... i dident want to go off topic [​IMG]


    Posts merged

    i only have 8gb....
     
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    You'd be surprised how many games that could fit.

    I currently have Brawl and animal crossing on another 8 GB stick of mine. The games are scrubbed, and many of them can be as small as half a gig when scrubbed.
     
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    how to scrub and i dident know they work in usb scrubbed and are they on usb in win rar forms?
     
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    The scrubbing is done by the usb installer. You can use a scrubber on a PC, but that requires the common-key that I can't link to.

    And no, they aren't scene rared or anything like that.
     
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    Of course scrubbed ISO's work in the USB loader. If the game is unscrubbed it'll even scrub it for you just by putting it on the drive.
     
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    ok so what usb program do i use so i can get games to work on the wii using usb?
    if u can get the link or give me the name i shall find it.

    oh and as soon as i put the wii game on the usb drver does it scrub it itself???

    Edit:

    lol thanks FenrirWolf you answerd my question before i typed it lol

    but i still need to know what usb program do i use so i can get games to work on the wii using usb?
    if u can get the link or give me the name i shall find it.
     
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    which usb loader ? & are the games are how caompatiable do they work in full ?
     
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    im asking for a usb loader that i should use....
     
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    GX loader buddy
     
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    Actually as long as you have good quality media for the backups... I bet it's less harmful to play a dvd backup then an original... this is because backups read at half the speed.
     
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    They used to say the same crap regarding DC backups. Funny, as I have a Japanese DC I imported a few months before it arrived in the states and have been using it with backups since Utopia's loader and DOA2 were released...going forward to this very day [​IMG] Never an issue...
     
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    Yes, if you use them too much, your Wii could explode because of the laser use.
    (No, but I've heard DVD+R put a strain on the laser.)
     

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