Stupid question but can i run Wii games off a Flash Drive?

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  1. Sylar1
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    My friend has a Samsung cruiser i think it's called, its a flash drive. Would i be able to buy one of those, and run the Wii games off of that using the USB loader? I know i can use USB HDD's but i wasn't sure about things like the Cruiser and such
     
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    as long as you reformat it in wbfs format yes you can play wii games off a flash drive, i did it with my wii before i got a hard drive
     
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    Ok, thank you. Wanted to make sure since i don't want to buy a huge HDD that i'm most likely never gonna fill up
     
  4. scooby74029

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    you can format it to fat32 and play.wbfs games from a flash drive also

    i know CFG usbloader and WiiFlow work with flash drives
     
  5. Lacius

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    The flash drive can be FAT32 or NTFS, as well.
     
  6. linuxares

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    To summon up, yes. It will work for you.
     
  7. obcd

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    If the flash drive is wii compatibel, it will work.
    It's a bit a "hit and miss" situation, but it's the same with a harddisk.
    It's no longer needed to format a partition in wbfs. Most usb loaders support fat and fat32.
    Only recently, support for ntfs and ex2 or ex3 were added. So you better test with fat or fat32.