Using Wii U Front SD slot to recognise Wii Games (USB Loader GX)

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  1. Bruno Jenso
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    Hello – just enquiring to whether this is possible - I haven't found a thread on it (apologies if I've missed one).

    I have things working well with a large capacity SD card for Gamecube games using USB Loader GX, and other emulation etc. I've been using a USB stick to import my Wii games and I can play them from that stick. However I wish to transfer the Wii games to sit alongside the Gamecube games on the SD card and find a way to file structure them and configure USB Loader GX to find and use them. Yes, I get the Irony of trying to do this with something called 'USB' loader but the programme recognises the Gamecube games from SD so I'm hoping it is possible.

    This would avoid the Wii U format disk pop-up since it seems the SD is only ever used for the vWii yes?

    Any help is much appreciated. Bruno
     
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    Yes, it was possible since before the Wii U.
    You could have tried instead of asking.
    It would take you a minute or so.
     
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    USB Loader GX is not compatible with loading Wii games from SD, yet. WiiFlow and other loaders can, though.
     
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    To sarkwalvevien: Who said I didn't try before asking? I did try it, but was hoping it didn't work because of a lack of understanding the required file structure/program configuration as I suggested above. Instead of just suggesting how stupid I must be - how about actually telling me how to do it, since you clearly seem to think it so easy. Put your money where you mouth is - otherwise what help is your comment? Also your comment is contradictory to the useful comment with *actual advice* form TecXero. It would be my guess that he knows what he is talking about and your just shouting your mouth off. Please try to be more helpful to your fellow forum members next time.

    To TecXero: Thank you - I will try WiiFlow - though I confess to being a little attached to USB Loader GX. Is there any advice you would give using Wiiflow?
     
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    There's also CFG Loader. I don't really have any advice as I haven't used them in a long time. I was just throwing that out as an example. There are threads dedicated to different loaders, though, so you can probably find all the information you need from those.
     
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    Oh man, don't be so touchy, where did you read I was calling you stupid?
    In any chance I was hinting you were lazy, my mistake, but at least don't put some other words in my mouth.
    Regarding this, I don't use vWii or usb loaders since a long time ago, and I don't remember exactly how to do it, but I think you had the choice to select whatever you wanted in the first screen using configurable usb loader.
    Go, download it, try it. I won't go unbox my Wii U and plug it again just to try it for you.
     
  7. Bruno Jenso
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    Ok, thanks again - I'll check out those treads

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    Ok, and thanks for the reply. Please understand my reaction is because it takes some confidence to ask these questions in such forums - you can easily get shot down for 'not trying' etc... anyway thanks again.
     
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    Bruno, your original question was entirely reasonable. I remember trying to figure that out a while back too, before settling on WiiFlow for that purpose. (I also very much prefer USB Loader GX to the other options.)
     
  9. Bruno Jenso
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    Thanks burnbrunrocket. Good to know it's a worthwhile question. Did you find any other loaders that allowed SD use for Wii?