Wii 4.3U HDD renew from WBFS format

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by Kiaku, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. Kiaku

    Kiaku GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 22, 2010
    United States
    So I'm still using the old "WBFS" type of hard drive to hold my wii backups, and I was wondering if I could use other types like FAT or NTFS to just drag and drop my files, and if so, what directories should the isos be located in? Preferably, I would like to use WiiFlow as the backup loader.
  2. boomario

    boomario Nothing to say here.

    Oct 31, 2012
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  3. rooskie54

    rooskie54 GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 4, 2009
    United States
    Disc Based Wii games in .iso or .wbfs format go in USB:\wbfs\

    Most of my games follow this structure: USB:\wbfs\Donkey Kong Country Returns [SF8E01]\SF8E01.wbfs

    But you can do something like this if you'd like: USB:\wbfs\MadWorld.wbfs

    All my games are in .wbfs format, but you could use .iso if you really wanted. Wii Backup Manager ( http://www.wiibackupmanager.co.uk/ ) will let you convert between .iso and .wbfs format. I recommend storing all your games as .wbfs files since that saves on space (and is required for loading large games like Super Smash Bros. Brawl on FAT32 formatted devices)

    The paths I listed above should work across all modern USB Loaders (GX, Configurable, WiiFlow) but WiiFlow is the only usb loader I use anymore so it's the only one I can confirm.
  4. PsyBlade

    PsyBlade Snake Charmer

    Jul 30, 2009
    Gambia, The
    Sol III
    That's the format I (and, by extension, wbfs2fat) use too
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