WD My Passport Ultra Work With Wii?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by bean0105, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. bean0105
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    Hi everyone,
    I'm new here and also very new to playing backed up wii games. I had my sons wii soft modded and we are currently using a usb thumb drive to play the games, although it is constantly freezing. I'm trying to find a compatible portable usb hard drive to purchase as I was told this is what I needed. I found one but I'm not sure if it'll work. Any advice is appreciated. I will also include a link to the hard drive I'm looking at purchasing.

    http://m.bestbuy.ca/?lang=en#/catalog/productdetails.aspx?ajax=true&sku=10251280&lang=en-CA
     
  2. bostonBC

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    Yes I've used that drive and it works.

    Make sure you format it as a single FAT32 volume.
     
  3. G0R3Z

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    I have the same drive. Use a piece of software to format at FAT32 and use a Y cable as the wii U doesn't provide enough power to the drive through one port. It works nicely though, no crashes through error of the drive as of yet.
     
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  5. SuperMew98

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    Do you know if the original Wii has enough power to run this correctly without a Y cable?
     
  6. G0R3Z

    G0R3Z Just Can't Be Bothered

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    Probably not. Its recommended to use a Y-cable for both systems.
     
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    nope
     
  8. SuperMew98

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    Ok, thanks for your responses, guys. ;)

    Looks like I'm off to Amazon!
     
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