Make a copy of current HDD with games on it, to another HDD

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  1. ihateu3
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    ihateu3 GBAtemp Regular

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    When I started to install games to my HDD on the Wii U, I was not aware that 2 TB was the limitation. I am using a 3 TB HDD so 1 TB is wasted. I have a 1 TB HDD that I am wanting to use with my Wii U, but do not want to have to re-download and install all of my current games. Any way to copy them?
     
  2. Kohmei

    Kohmei GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Go into system config and then data management, then plug in both drives and copy the games over. Depending on how many games you have it will take a long, long time. I think about 8 hours for 400 GB or so
     
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    duffmmann GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Exactly, my advice is to just start the process before you go to bed one night.
     
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  4. swabbo

    swabbo Wot u doin readin dis m8?

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    Prices? Who's selling what? :rofl2:
     
  5. duffmmann

    duffmmann GBAtemp Psycho!

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    stupid auto correct
     
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  6. ihateu3
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    Damn, I was hoping to do it PC side, because I only have one single external enclosure that I was going to swap the 1TB in to. It sounds like it may be faster to do the whole process over again..