PC Utils to view games on SD card?

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Dec 16, 2008
  1. MadBob
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    Just wondering if there is a PC util to read the contents of the Wii SD card and show the games saved on there?
     
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    Erm, can't you just use Windows File Explorer?
    i.e. Just click on the folders and find the games.
     
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    I wish it were that easy [​IMG]
     
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    Uhm. What?

    You can just use whatever it's called/Nautilus/Thunar/Dolphin/whatever to look at an SD card.
     
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    isn't it though?

    I guess it depends what info you are looking for exactly.....
     
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    here is a selection of the folder names under X:\private\wii\title


    REXP
    REDP
    HAZA
    WKDE
    WBXP
    WERP
    WVCE
    WBZE

    and in each folder is a file called content.bin
     
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    I think your wanting to see what each 4 letter code means for each game, correct?
     
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    so its a case of figuring out the middle two would be handy if there was a website that had a master list or something or is there?
     
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    These are games that I have copied from Wii memory to SD and I wondered if anyone had written a small app that reads the folder names and show exactly what games are on there instead of manually working it out (or sticking it in the Wii)

    Lazy? [​IMG]
     
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    If nothing already exists couldn't we all make a wiki page or something then just Ctrl + F
     
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    If you own the games, the code will be on the back of the box above the barcode. If you don't the barcode should be in the ISO somewhere if you can be arsed to extract them and search them.
    Not to forget if you move each save over one by one (which would be incredibly slow), you'll know which ones they are.

    Sometimes the code can be found by just typing it into Google (rare though). Annnd there is a small list over at wiisave.com:
    http://www.wiisave.com/gamecodes/index.php

    For now, there isn't a better way of doing it than manually though, as that's what I do painstakingly every time I want to back up my saves.

    Hope that helped [​IMG].
     
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    Don't know if it makes a difference these are NOT save games, they are Games saved onto SD (VC and WiiWare)
     
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    Erm, they're not stored in the private directory then, they're stored wherever you...well...put them...

    Seriously, we're losing you here, what do you mean?
     
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    Do you mean dumped iso's?

    \private\wii\title should be game saves i believe

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    Ahh right with you now [​IMG]
     
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    I download a VC or WiiWare game into the Wii memory, then I copy them to the SD using the Wii and delete them from my Wii memory until I want to play them again. they are transferred over by the Wii into a predetermined folder structure.
     
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    I have a program that decrypt the content.bin files and gives out the GameID and Gamename but it´s only for console.
     
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    I should explain why I want to view on PC, I have 30+ games stored on my SD card and already it is a pain reading through them by using the tooltip to see what they are.

    if there were a way of checking the card on a PC and creating a list of games (maybe printed out with icon and title) I could keep better track of what I have, it is bad enought now and as soon as I get my 4gig (non sdhc) card and start loading it up I will lose the will to live. [​IMG]

    A Wii util that dumped the game_id and game_name to a text file would be good enough for me to edit into any format I wanted on my PC, especially if it could do this in batch for all the games stored on SD.
     

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