Trouble with burning Wii ISO's

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  1. kezza825
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    Hey, I'm having trouble with playing Wii games on the Wii. I have burned and played a few Wii games successfully but other Wii games I have downloaded I am having trouble with. Really all I want to know is what is the best image burner, what speed do I burn at and what DVD is best to use. Currently I am trying to find out how MagicISO works (I am having no luck though) but recently I have used ImgBurn, Nero and PowerISO. I burned my first game which was New Super Mario Bros. Wii and that worked fine then I downloaded Dead Rising, that worked and my Dad burned a couple of games they worked but I must have downloaded about 20 games now and 3/4 of them have not worked. My Dad burned Dirt 2 onto a DVD+RW, that worked but I burned it onto a DVD+R and that didn't work so I don't know what I'm doing wrong. Please help, Thanks.
     
  2. Eddie_Brock

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    ImgBurn is generally accepted as the best program for producing a good backup.
    Also, the slowest possible speed generally is your best bet. (1-4 x)
    There have been reports of Verbatim, and Tayo Yuiden being the best media to burn as well, however I occasionally burn TDK discs at 4x, and they always seem to work for me.

    Don't burn DVD+R discs. The Wii doesn't like them... Switch to DVD-R and you'll likely find better compatability.
     
  3. Deepfreezer

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    Try DVD-R thats the most compatible discs for the wii.

    I recommand Verbatim DVD-R.

    Use image burn at 4x to burn the isos, or maximum the half of that what the burner is able to.

    I gues you use a modchip to play backups right?

    EDIT: forposter was faster [​IMG]
     
  4. DKAngel

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    the speed does not matter, all 100 of my games were burnt at 16x also they are on dvd+r but my buner supports bitsetting =]
     
  5. Hatsu

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    Is it that hard to work out?! [​IMG]
    DVD+RW works and DVD+R doesn't.
     
  6. kezza825
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    Well I didn't mention that I burned Fishing Master onto a DVD+R and that works fine so don't get clever.
     
  7. Elritha

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    Are the disks all from the same pack, or are they different brands? Also the slowest burn speed isn't always the best in terms of burn quality.
     
  8. Tanas

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    speed does not matter
     
  9. kezza825
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    well I've got thousands of discs lol. I've got DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW. They are all different brands but mostly I use Signalex, I don't really know much about discs but I think my Dad buys cheap discs... not sure though :S
     
  10. Elritha

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    From the ones that you have burnt and are able to play, took a look at the brand name and try and burn a game using the same brand disk, if you have any left.
    I would make a guess and put it down to poor quality dvds.
     
  11. kezza825
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    Hm I might do that but I've only like 5 playable games all on a different brand named disc
     
  12. Fishstalker

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    Uhh this may be deviating from the topic a bit but, where can one download these wii games from? i recently got my wii modchipped and now im looking for a place to download games reliably to burn to dvd. Any suggestions guys? Greatly appreciated. And im not sure if this type of question is allowed here =/. If not then i guess a moderator will remove it! =)
     
  13. Snorlax

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    Don't ask for ISO sites.
    Just, l2torrent. :/
     
  14. Fishstalker

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    i am torrenting >.< but all the sites dont have many games D= theyre missing alot of the ones i want =(. Nuuuuu my harvest moon!
     
  15. Elritha

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    Well you could always go to the store and support the game developer. Asking for isos can get you banned. [​IMG]
     
  16. Fishstalker

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    whoops O.O alright forget that then =P