usb loader gx freezes

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by thedudederp, May 26, 2012.

  1. thedudederp

    thedudederp Member

    May 26, 2012
    United States
    so i've done all the proper steps to soft mod my wii. however when i try to open usb loader gx it freezes at the screen when it says "waiting for hdd" and has 1 second left on the count down. i'm using a 300gig maxtor hard drive formated with wbfs manager 3.0. wii is 4.3. any ideas about this?
  2. cobleman

    cobleman GBAtemp Maniac

    Jun 23, 2009
    Hopefully you haven't put to many games on the HDD so you can convert it to FAT32.
    And use WiiBackupManager instead
  3. thedudederp

    thedudederp Member

    May 26, 2012
    United States
    i havn't put any on because I havn't been able to use it.

    nope. i used wiibackupmanager to format it as fat32 and it still freezes at "waiting for hdd 1 sec left"

    does the sd card have to be formatted a certain way?

  4. Cyan

    Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

    Global Moderator
    Oct 27, 2002
    Engine room, learning
    Please, use the Edit button instead of posting 5 messages of 1 line :)

    Try with a different HDD.
    But if after trying different HDD/Flash drive/USB-SD adapter, etc. and it still don't find the drive, you can try with WiiMC (which depend on IOS58 and not cIOS) and see if it's compatible.

    I personally found a Wii incompatible with cIOS, and found two other persons on this forum with the same problem.
    Incompatible Wii are very rare, so it's mostly a problem from your setup.
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