no disc drive

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  1. rondoh70
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    Is it possible to boot wads without a disc drive?
     
  2. ComeTurismO

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    Yep.
     
  3. rondoh70
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    Would you mind explaining because when i launch a wad i get a disc error?
     
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    What disc error? Please specify.
     
  5. Foxi4

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    Sure, if you tell us what .WAD are you trying to run. Is it a genuine release?
     
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    yes its a pirated world of goo wad.
     
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    "an error has occurred.Press eject button, remove game disc, and turn the power off."
    This error occurs with all genuine titles.
     
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    Was there an .nfo attached to the release or is it just "from the web"? Are you sure the release wasn't nuked? Did you try downloading the same game from a different source? Does the region check out with your system?
     
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    Only a wad was included in the zip and all channels except homebrew result in the error.
     
  10. DeadlyFoez

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    Its normal that the error occurs. I previously thought that you could boot games and official channels without a disc drive and I had fought it with people because I thought that I had removed the drive in my wii that my family uses, but many months later I had opened up my wii and I found that I did in fact still have my drive in there. At this point I tested it out and removed the drive and tried booting a bunch of things and only homebrew would boot.

    So that leads me to wonder, where the fuck did I get this extra drive that I still have on my desk.


    But also, if you use a WODE then you can have the main WODE pcb attached to the wii and you won't need to use the normal drive at all. I haven't tested this with other modchips yet, but I doubt that they will work.
     
  11. rondoh70
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    i still have the drive pcb i just misplaced the ribbon cable that is required for the drive to function.

    edit: I wonder if there is a way to edit official wads to load in wiis without a drive