SD Card Question

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Squall3, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. Squall3
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    Hello everyone,
    I currently have Wii U which I plan to softmod. However I learned that this requires a non HC SD card.
    After a search the only one I found in my house is an old 32MB one.

    Question is, will that suffice?
    Is that large enough for all the files/dumps?

    Thank you!
     
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    Hello, if you mean't 32mb for installing the homebrew channel on the vWii with a save game exploit, then yes. But for other usages like homerew, files etc. then no, because 32mb is nowadays really not enough. 2gb cards are recommended.
     
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    Thanks for the quick reply!
    I meant solely for installing the HBC and dumping the NAND / saving the keys.

    I looked around and saw that the files for the hack aren't that big, but what about the dumps? How large are they?
     
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    Oh. for dumping nand, forget it, a nand dump is 528 mb.
    You better get a new sd card.
     
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    Got it.
    I'll just head over tomorrow and look for a 2gb one.

    Thanks again!
     
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    You're welcome :yayu:
     
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    You need an SD (no HC/XC) for running the Brawl exploit and install HBC, after that you can use HC/XC cards.
     
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    You should be able to install HBC with your sd card(32mb).
    Then after HBC is installed(it's what allows you to use sdhc/usb etc) immediately swap sd cards for bigger SDHC card and backup NAND(before installing or adding ANYTHING ELSE).
     
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    Oh thanks guys!
    You saved me a couple of bucks (Shekels, in my case =P)

    Umm, another small (and last!) question in that matter..
    Are there any problems in using a microSD card inside a SD adapter?
     
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    nope, I used that all the time.
     
  11. nukeboy95

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    not sure
    Not that i know of, been using a micro sd card on my wii for years now.