Making backups from retail disks????

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  1. squirt1000
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    squirt1000 Would rather have a cup of Tea!

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    Hey all, Can anyone advise me what kind of drive I need to be able to dump my obese Wii game collection?? Im familiar with the whole custom firmware on a pc drive thing as ive got a Kreon Samsung for 360 games [​IMG]

    Ta muchly in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. Elisa_

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    Well, I've heard it's an LG-xxxx (xxxx = dunno number, suppose the first number is 6 which i think is right). There might be others
     
  3. Awdofgum

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    These are the following drives that work.

    * LG-8164b
    * LG-8163b
    * LG-8162b
    * LG-8161b
     
  4. squirt1000
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    Awesome, Thanks folks! Off to find said drives in the UK now [​IMG]
     
  5. myclock

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    may i say there are alternative methods. such as SD dumping, its faster than using the dvd drive but is a bit more hassle
     
  6. bubbatub

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    Is there an SD dumper that will dump DL disks (eg SSBB)? I've been using SDDVD 0.1g by softdev + SD Gecko, but development has been discontinued... I tried dumping SSBB with it, but it stopped after it finished with the first layer. I'd get an LG drive, but I only have a laptop.
     
  7. myclock

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    theres a "wiikey" SD dumper card for around $5. not sure if it works or not but hey if it doesnt, thats only $5 that you wasted. (wiikey does not make a SD dump card so its a clone yet still works very well [​IMG] )
     
  8. SchuchWun

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    Ok I have that exact drive the LG-8164b. Now what do I have to do??? I'm gonna buy a SD dumper but for now I'll just use what I got. Help a brother out
     
  9. Prime

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    Is that hardware or software?
     
  10. MasterXanthar

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    Info on how to use friidump can be found here ^