trent_fox's wad packer - new version

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Oct 14, 2008
  1. trent_fox
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    Over the past few days, I rewrote my wad packing tool from the ground up. I'm looking for some help testing it and catching bugs.

    Changes
    -Added unicode support. The program no longer blows up if you throw a Japanese game at it.
    -Added option to disable trucha signing. Probably won't be used that often, but for those looking to make a pure backup of their files, you now can.
    -Added a region free option. It makes the WAD region free (obviously). It uses the same method as freethewads, so games that don't work with that probably won't work with this.
    -A few graphical changes. (Look at the image below)

    Soon to be added (hopefully)
    -DLC packing. The tool lists DLC, but it can't yet dump it. I need to dig up some Wii Points so I can buy some DLC and examine how it works. Hopefully this'll be added soon.

    How to use this
    Create a dump of your Wii with the file system dumper. Then stick the SD card in your computer and start this program. You need common-key.bin in the wadtools folder if you want to pack a wad.

    Download: http://foxingworth.com/wii/tf_wad_packer2.zip
    Last update: 10/16/08 1:10PM (Eastern Time)
    If you are having problems, make sure you're using the latest version


    Log
    10/16 1:10PM: Fixed a few bugs in the initial title listing.
    10/15 12:15AM: Fixed -4100 error when dumping certain channels.

    [​IMG]
     


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    Going to try this

    Will report results later.

    [​IMG]
     
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    i want to try it, but is there anything we need to look for that needs to be tested?
     
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    Get the dreaded Ret -4100 trying to reinstall bought games - used trucha signing
     
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    FGOD: Nothing in particular to test, just let me know if anything doesn't work.

    Fission: Thanks, I'll look into that.
     
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    k, i'll do so ;-)
     
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    Hi,
    No problem with the version 1.2 but with this version 0.2, i have an error :
     
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    Make sure FM20.DLL is in the same folder as tf_wad_packer.exe. If it is and you still get this error, try moving it to C:\Windows\system32 and doing the following:
    Bringing up the Run window (Windows key+R) and typing: 'regsvr32 C:\Windows\system32\FM20.DLL', without the 's and hitting OK.
     
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    Dear trent_fox. I really like the work you did! Thanks. It's pretty handy.

    I just want to ask if it's possible for you, to add an option which can unpatch isos that were previewsly patched with the backup creator.
     
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    ???????????????????????
     
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    Thanks [​IMG]
     
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    I'd just assume he is referring to un-region freeing something back to the original region?
    Though, it's more wishful thinking on my part than assuming... (hahaha)
    Just 'cause, you know, sometimes people don't realize what they say/write/type before posting. xD.
     
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    I actually think he wants someway to create the original ISO out of a game that was run thru the backup creator. That has nothing to do with this program, so sorry mate but I doubt it'll ever be added.

    Resetting the region on region freed games is easy to do tho. I'll probably add that to the next version.
     
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    Ok, i do and i again have the same error. [​IMG]
     
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    gives me a: that drive could not be read error while he is showing the contect of the dump :s leaves me a list while i still could select the drive on top.... i'll try packing later on cause i don't have time now...
     
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    [​IMG]

    It says it can't detect my SD Card even know I can open the SD Card Folder.
     
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    Can either of you redownload and try again? I'm not going to lie, I didn't fix anything, but it'll now give you an error that'll be a lot more useful now.
     
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    now it gives me a run-time error '53': file not found error and then he closes the program so i cannot test the packing...
     
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    Ok, redownload it. Should be fixed...
     

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