Use > 2GB SD Card in Your Nintendo Wii

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  1. Dr.Tenma
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    Knoxximus has posted a guide on how to get the most of out your Nintendo Wii's SD Card storage solution. He's managed to get a full 4GB (Non SHDC) MicroSD card to be used with the Nintendo Wii. While this method only works with non-SHDC cards, one can only hope in the near future Nintendo will address this matter officially.

    Source : Tehskeen
    How to do it : Here
     


  2. BL4Z3D247

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    I'm so high, I don't even know!
    this is sweet, i have to get me a 4gb SD card now

    great work and thanks Knoxximus
     
  3. djdynamite123

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    i knew about the workaround months ago, but saw a this on a different forum a few hours ago [​IMG]
     
  4. slimpyman

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    these 4 jigga byters are hard as crap to get a hold of.
     
  5. FGOD

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    that's nice, expecially with the upcoming update for playing channels from sd card...

    edit: i wonder if it works with other 4gb sd cards
     
  6. Raven Darkheart

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    old news is old. there are numerous posts and threads regarding this already....
    do your research before you post...youre not special
     
  7. djdynamite123

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    very true, but for some reason this topic has been made highly visible again now, thought i remember this exact one a while ago.
     
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    Didn't knew this. Quite awesome.
    What about the speeds? (ISO booting? [​IMG])
     
  9. Dr.Tenma
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    Oh didn't know it, sorry.Delete it if you want moderators...in fact i haven't seen it on this forum before :S
     
  10. timtlm

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    I was wondering if anyone had discussed this before. I actually bought a 4gb mini sd for my motorola Q (non-sdhc) a couple years ago, because it couldn't do sdhc cards. Got it on ebay. It works in my wii too with an sd adapter. I think you can still find these on ebay. Search for motorola Q 4gb. make sure it says it is compatible with the original Q and not just the newer Q9.
     
  11. HaTaX

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    I just ordered one from buy.com, they had a non SDHC 4GB card for under $15 shipped.

    It was the best price I could find and figured it was a good investment with nintendo planning on supporting downloads directly to the SD card.

    Now they need to patch the system so you don't have to jump through hoops just to use a 4GB card. Or just be done with it and allow USB drives to be used, you can get an 8gb flash drive for under $20 these days...
     
  12. Rockym

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    Nintendo never said anything about being able to play games directly from the SD. What they said was the solution would allow to download from the shop channel directly to the SD Card. You are still going to have to copy it over to play.
     
  13. Cyan

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    It will not let you play from the SD card.
    It will only copy the downloaded content directly to the SD card if the Wii internal memory is already full.

    I'm not sure it will let you play from the SD if the internal memory is full. I think you will have to swap channels location first.
     
  14. TWEEDLEDEEZNUTZ

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    I don't understand how downloading directly to the sd card is a good storage solution...
     
  15. djdynamite123

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    That's because its a rubbish solution, suppose its ok in some sense, but not in the sense that we want it to be* [​IMG]
    To those that pirate titles, i don't think Nintendo will address the matter of launching vc titles from SD...

    Bit of a bitch really....hehe
     
  16. Jm9760

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    EDIT: nevermind
     
  17. TWEEDLEDEEZNUTZ

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    What about launching game saves from sd...
     
  18. gblock247

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    Curious....

    If oyu can't launch channels, vc games and saves from an SD card, what was the (legitimate) application uses for an SD slot anyways???
     
  19. turtleman

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    Christ, Get that sand cleaned outta your vagina, would you?
     
  20. War

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    Is it possible to play .wads from the SD card itself? Otherwise, I see no point in having a card bigger than 2Gb. After all, it only works for transferring stuff from the computer to the Wii.