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  1. overslept
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    I'm trying to fit Monster Hunter Tri on my poor 4gb SD card. Right now it's 4.6gb. Can a scrubber make that smaller than 4gb?

    And also, which version of Wiiscrubber should I use? I'm just looking to make my ISOs smaller. I don't need multiboot discs or edited ISOs.
     
  2. FIX94

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    If you want it to play on a usb loader, you can convert the ISO with wii backup manager to a WBFS file, this file should be smaller than 3GB.
     
  3. W hat

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    Wiiscrubber 1.4 or WIT (non beta) is what you need.
     
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    overslept WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WORLD

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    I was thinking Wiiscrubber 1.4, but it just has too many features that I don't need. I just want to make ISOs smaller.
     
  5. mvgc3

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    Remember though, WiiScrubber will only make the file smaller when its compressed (Zip, Rar, etc). I will NOT make your iso smaller.

    Take FIX94's advice if you plan on playing the game.
     
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    Yes, my ISO is in a RAR right now. Fresh off of a torrent.
     
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    [​IMG] It's better to convert it to WBFS, that's the best thing to make games for USB loaders smaller!
     
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    overslept WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WORLD

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    I'm still confused about loaders.

    What's the difference between USB, NTFS, and FAT32?

    Well, I know the last two. But aren't all USB drives either NTFS or FAT?

    I think what it means is, USB is like a flash drive. NTFS/FAT is for external hard drives. Am I correct?
     
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    The WIT tools always and other WBFS manager while extracting make ISO images smaller in term of disc usage: Not needed blocks does not consume disc space. Such files are called "sparse files". If copying a sparse file the spares effect will vanish away if the copy tool does not support sparse files. WiiScrubber does this not because filling unused areas with 0xff instead of 0x00.

    As mentioned before: Use WBFS files!


    P.S.:
    Some info about scrubbing: http://wit.wiimm.de/options/scrubbing.html
     
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    ...and? [​IMG]

    so what's the difference? FAT/NTFS is an external hard drive, right? Then what's USB?
     
  12. Fishaman P

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    OR...

    Use Wiiscrubber's Trim function.

    First delete all unneeded partitions (Update, etc.)
    Then click Trim
    Then save the output file.

    I cannot be modified by most programs after that, but Crap (the channel maker) and USB Loaders have no problem with it.

    My Wii Play is only 90MB because of Trim!

    EDIT:
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    overslept WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WORLD

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    OK, while you guys are still here, I have another question.

    I was in the middle of modding my Wii for the first time last night, and I just made a NAND backup. The guide told me to backup my NAND.bin and 2 other files, so I did. I figured I could just delete all those useless other files on my SD card too while I was at it. So I deleted them, went back to the Homebrew channel to install some IOS or whatever, and nothing shows up. I realize that I needed those files on my SD again. So I put the files back on the SD (I still had the .zip lying around) and now every time I put the SD card in my Wii, it says no SD card is inserted. Help? I tried putting the NAND back in the SD to boot into Bootmii, but it didn't work. No SD card detected.

    EDIT: Fishman, cut me some slack. I just started this at like 2 AM last night and it's pretty overwhelming. Someone told me modding my Wii would be easier than my PSP. How wrong they were...