Split a 2TB HDD

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by zongalito, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. zongalito
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    Hello there, sorry if this is the wrong thread but i dont know where to start.
    I have a 2 TB HDD, for my WiiU, i use it mostly to back up stuff, wii and gamecube games for vWii, movies etc, still i have 1.5 tb free, and i want to use 100 gb for my WiiU to store games from the eSHOP, but i dont know how do i split a format, so wiiU doesnt format the entire HDD, or the wrong partition.
    please help
     
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    you cannot.
     
  3. zongalito
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    So should i buy a pendrive instead?
     
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    people have done a fair bit of research into altering the tables on the drive for this to work , but with no real major success . so if you only want a small amount of additional storage on your wiiu maybe thats the solution to freeing up your bigger drive.
     
  5. guitarheroknight

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    Delete the HDDs partition and make a new one thats 100 gb then format it with the WiiU. After thats done just make another partition of your remaining memory. In theory that should work.
     
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    no it wont .. the wiiu wont allow it.
     
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    Theres no harm in trying since the WiiU would access only the partition it has made for itself. I did the same thing with my Wii, never had any problems.
     
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