Shall be Getting my USB HD Tomorrow, Some Pointers?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by lettuce, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. lettuce
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    lettuce GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Will be getting my, WD My Passport Essential 320GB harddsik tomorrow. And have a few questions:

    1. Which USB loader is regarded to be the best
    2. What other programs do i need
    3. Whats need in getting my DVD's to the HD
    4. Anything else i need to know

    thanks
     
  2. Pyrate02

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    I can't say what is the best, but....GX Loader is updated very frequently and in my experience, I would rate it the best. In order to format the HDD and install games on it, get WBFS Manager. WBFS Manager will transfer the iso's from your hard drive, take out the crap, and put it on your wii connected HDD.

    In order to get the iso files of your hdd, there are various ways of doing it.....just read some of the forums.
     
  3. lettuce
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    Ok cool, do i need to install any other software on my wii apart form the usb loader, no ciso files or anything etc?? So its best to copy the games onto my pc and then to the HD, not copy them through the Wii itself?? I take it i need to formate the Wii HD to the WBFS file system?? and do i have to have a n NTSC partition aswell?
     
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  5. lettuce
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    wrettcaughn Misunderstood Moral Elitist

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    IOS 202? WTF? [​IMG]

    You at least need cIOS 249 rev 14
    I use cIOS 222/223 rev 4 without issue
    read through that guide (regarding YOUR current firmware) to see what all is required.
     
  7. Fat D

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    it's IOS, ISO are the images. And you "need" (recommendation, you can do with one of them) 249 and 222, 202 is just for homebrew. 222 comes bundled with uLoader from Hermes, 249 stand-alone from Waninkoko. 222 can be installed based on IOS38 merge 37, or just IOS38 and another cIOS, 223, based on the merged one.
     
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    wrettcaughn Misunderstood Moral Elitist

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    if he's a noob, your post probably made him curl up in the fetal position and cry [​IMG]

    xzxero and deviyl's guides stickied in the hacking section are a great place to start.