Questions about emuNAND

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by lordelan, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. lordelan
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    lordelan GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I'm a Wii owner and am using the benefits of emuNAND for a while now.
    I just made my USB Loader GX dump my Wii's NAND to a folder on my HDD in order to have infinite space for savegames and wads.

    But looking forward to Hykems IOSU exploit I'll definitely end up buying a Wii U.

    So I've got a few questions:
    1. Since I just used the built in routine of my USB Loader, what's the difference between
      • USB Loader GX emuNAND feature (which is the only one I really now about)
      • (S)NEEK
      • Neek2o
      • other emuNAND solutions (did I miss any?)
    2. Are they compatible? Are Neek2o and the USB Loader GX emuNAND feature working the same way?
    3. How can I get savegames and Miis which have been copied to emuNAND back to NAND?
    4. Most relevant question: Can I just use my Wii emuNAND on my softhacked vWii once I got it?
    5. If not: Can I transfer my savegames and Miis from Wii's emuNAND to vWii's emuNAND?
    6. Would a Wii U emuNAND contain a complete vWii emuNAND on it's own?
    7. Is there any way to
      • have an emuNAND on my HDD (as I have it at the moment) with all the wads (WiiWare, VC)
        but
      • have my emuNAND savegames and Miis on my SD to take them with me easily?
    Even if anyone of you could help out with any of these points it'd be a great help!
     
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  2. piratesephiroth

    piratesephiroth I wish I could read

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    No one knows the details since there's nothing out.
     
  3. lordelan
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    lordelan GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Well thanks, that's 6.
    Can you say something about the other points which are only concerning Wii and vWii?
     
  4. piratesephiroth

    piratesephiroth I wish I could read

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    Everything usable on vWii are just adapted versions of real Wii homebrew.
    You just have to search for the vWii version of what you want and if it exists you should obtain the same exact funcionality.

    I'm pretty sure the wii emunands won't work in vWii becasue the files are different (the hardware is different too)
     
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  5. TecXero

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    Neek and neek2o allow you to boot into EmuNAND. It should work perfectly with all licensed Wii software. It is a bit inconvenient and is really sensitive to fragmentation, though.
     
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  6. lordelan
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    lordelan GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Alright, that sounds to me as my Wii emuNAND is unbootable on vWii due to differences but however I'm able to use my emuNAND's savegames and Miis.

    And the only difference between (S)neek(2o) and the USB Loader GX emuNAND is that neek is bootable which means I can completely play around with channels, message box and stuff as when I boot to my real NAND while USB Loader GX is only creating the NAND into a folder so WADs and stuff can be installed there in order to launch it directly (and only from inside) the USB Loader.

    Did I get this straight now?

    And does (S)neek(2o) have any advantages compared to the USB Loader thing when my only aims are to
    • install as many VC/WiiWare as I want and launch it directly from the loader
    • have savegames on HDD or SD to stay mobile and have infinite space?
    And (sorry for all these questions but I guess you're answers are of big help to other users as well):
    Is there any solution for 7. from my opening post?

    Edit: Most of my questions (unfortunately excluding question 7) are getting answered here:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/WiiHacks/comments/37llcv/emunand_vs_neek2o_and_understanding_the_best_way/
     
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