SD Card... breaking?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Trainiax, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. Trainiax
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    On my Homebrewed Wii, my SD Card is not being read. It detects it is in there but Homebrew and anything else doesn't read it. My computer reads it fine. So I thought my Wii was getting old, so I decided to move everything to vWii on my Wii U, and it was working fine, for about 2 hours. Then I got the same error. Haven't tested on Wii U mode, but any ideas?
     
  2. azzarod

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    Did you check if the 'lock' switch was moved?

    It's an obvious thing, but I mention it because I've done it before...and it took me far too long to figure it out!
     
  3. Trainiax
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    Yup, not locked. The strange thing is that this happened with two different SD Cards, forgot to mention.
     
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    Are they MicroSD cards in an adapter? Could be an unreliable adapter if so.
     
  5. Trainiax
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    Yup MicroSDs. The thing that gets me is they both work perfectly on computer.
     
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    I'd suggest trying another adapter anyway. It might just be coincidence that they're working on PC. It's sometimes seemed that way for me too when I used the MicroSD card on my PC and went to plug it in the Wii and it wouldn't be recognized, but wiggling the MicroSD card in the adapter or unplugging/replugging the card in the adapter and the adapter itself usually helped, failing that getting another adapter (preferably one that hasn't seen much use) always works.
     
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    I've tried it in multiple adapters, so the adapter can't be it.
     
  8. Heran Bago

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    Back up all your files on it. Copy them to another SD / Micro SD entirely and let us know if it works out. This will help narrow down the issue.
     
  9. LightDawnLegend

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    Have you tried Formatting the Card? If not so, then try it

    First: Copy the files onto the PC *like backing up or so
    Second: Format the Card into "FAT32" and then Copy the Files Again
    Third: Insert it to the wii without pushing the MicroSD (the middle of the SD's leg opposite)

    Plan B: Pull the Card from the Wii, Remove the micro SD, insert it back to the adaptor with gentle force, Gently Insert it to the Wii, also if I haven't been sucessful, Copy the Files of your current SD card to another SD card and plug it back to the wii and see if they work.
     
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