It Finally Happened

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by Rebound, Jul 9, 2009.

Jul 9, 2009

It Finally Happened by Rebound at 10:54 AM (1,106 Views / 0 Likes) 6 replies

  1. Rebound
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    My USB Drive isn't working anymore, I need some help...
    I'm not sure what to do, I'm trying to add games on my previously working with WBFS harddrive but when I format it with the computer (using a variety of different computers) It isn't recognized by the Wii as WBFS format, when I format it with the Wii however, it won't show up on my computer and I can't transfer games on to it.

    How do I fix this? I'm thinking that assigning a drive letter should help, but I've had no success in doing so so far, help would be appreciated
     
  2. Thoob

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    It won't work just using Windows, that can't read WBFS drives. You need to use a tool like WBFS Manager to add and remove ISOs from the drive.
    Hope this helps!

    T...
     
  3. Rebound
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    Thanks, but I already know that
    The WBFS managers need drive letters and since my computer doesn't assign one to my WBFS drive I cant use the WBFS manager with it
     
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    Make sure you first format the drive as a FAT32 PRIMARY partition prior to formatting it with your preferred USB Loader info WBFS.

    I had similar issues when I first starting using USB Loaders. Having a logical formatted drive will cause weird issues.

    EDIT: And be sure to use a good 3rd party hard drive utility, like EASUS Partition Master.
     
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    Holy Shit it Works!
    I LOVE YOU [​IMG]
    It's Conduit Time haha [​IMG]
     
  6. Jaz808

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    I never hadd that prob with a brand new WD Elements 250 portable, just plugged it into the wii formatted it, and started loading games, then when i plugged it into the pc, had to be usb-2 as usb-1 couldnt power and read with the one plug, the pc seen it straight away, when i clicked on it it asked to format it, i said NO, loaded WBFS choose the drive letter and bingo
     
  7. hdhacker

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    Windows has a dumb limitation on FAT32 being only 32GB. You don't have to actually format the partition in Windows. Just create a primary partition and assign it a drive letter. Formatting just takes extra time you don't need since it's going to be reformatted with the WBFS Manager anyway.
     

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