Hardware my wii u does not recognize hard drive

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hello I wanted to ask for help because a few weeks ago I bought a basic seagate hard drive and connected it to the wii u with a cable and 3.0, the principle worked and I was able to install games on it, but about 2 weeks later it no longer recognizes it, I formatted it in fat32 but it does not recognize it either, on my pc it recognizes it perfectly if someone knows what it is, can you please tell me? PS: I am using google to translate this
 
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Sound like you need a y cable along with a enclosure that have the correct connector.

Something like this if you have a seagate drive with an enclosure

Image 1 - USB 3.0 A Male to Micro USB 3 Y Cable With USB Power Connect For 2.5 Mobile HDD
 
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it should work if you are using a y cable, try a different enclosure/y cable I guess.
but on my pc it works fine it's the wii u that doesn't recognize it so the hard drive works, it's the wii u that must have something and I don't have another case or cable
 

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Might also be brownout isses so try to connect the power-only end of the Y-Cable to a powerfull wall charger (one you would use to power an RPI).
 
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