Need help recovering wbfs files

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by urdead77, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. urdead77
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    urdead77 Newbie

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    Hello,the power board to my external hd died.So I hooked it to my pc and with disk management and right clicked the unalloced partition and did a New Simple Volume. I assigned a letter and told it NOT to format. So then I was left with a raw partition. After this I tried it in wbfs, still didn't work. Then I used WBFS to format it as a wbfs partition. I'm trying to recover my games so I tried using WWT not sure what I am doing.But now when I open the drive in Wii back up manager it shows files there but they are just crazy letters.are there any commands in the WWT I can use to fix this?
     

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  2. TheChield

    TheChield Ugly Troll

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    Why did you make a new partition ?
    You just had to plug the HDD, assign a drive letter and use the software as usual...
    You have overwritten the allocation table, don't think this can be recovered.
     
  3. Yepi69

    Yepi69 Vivid and busy gamer

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    Try using Wii Backup Manager, see if it can read your games, if not then I guess you have screwed up.

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  4. GamerSince83

    GamerSince83 West Coast Pimpin'

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    Yeah probably shouldn't have made a new Partition u might of overwritten your Data......Try Yepi's suggestion and pray for the Best
     
  5. slingblade1170

    slingblade1170 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Try what Yepi mentioned, I've had a similar problem in the past and that fixed it for me.