(VWii) Help. Wiiflow Freezes Mid Gameplay.

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by Clarkey1118, May 25, 2016.

  1. Clarkey1118

    Clarkey1118 Member

    May 12, 2016
    United States
    Quick Disclaimer about this post, I already posted this in the official Wiiflow thread earlier but realized I may get a quicker response if I just posted a thread here. Apologies if that is not allowed and also feel free to delete the response I made in the official Wiiflow thread if that is the case.

    So I've been using Wiiflow for a few weeks now, and I'm starting to notice that a few games that I have just freeze mid gameplay. For example, with Wii Sports Resort, after playing the 3 point contest mode over and over again for 30 minutes the game will freeze. I suspect that this may be due to the drive overheating, but I just wanted to check here. BTW, since this information is probably important, I am running Wiiflow 4.2.1 off the vWii (Which the Wii U is upgraded to the latest version) using a Seagate 1TB Backup Plus Slim (http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Portable-External-Storage-STDR1000100/dp/B00H4XH5FY) which is formatted to FAT32 and runs games in WBFS file format. Also cIOS are all d2cx beta 52 in base 56, slot 249; base 57, slot 250; and base 58, slot 251 (I use beta 52 for all of them since Beta 53 just brings me back to the Wiiflow menu.)

    P.S. If it is a case of the drive overheating, then does anyone know if this (http://www.amazon.com/Sabrent-Exter...1464176471&sr=1-2&keywords=Hard+Drive+Cooling) is any good?

    Edit: So I tried the same game using a 16GB flash drive and it has worked fine. Do I just need a Y cable?
    Last edited by Clarkey1118, May 25, 2016
  2. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf GBAtemp Guru

    Mar 2, 2015
    United States
    Multiple posts just make it harder for people to help. You should ask this be closed.
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