Wii Broke My USB Please Help

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  1. Wind47
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    Hi I just got a new usb and I tried to put it in my wii's usb slot (the correct one) I loaded up CFG just like normal and then I installed the disk and started mario kart wii. It was sitting on booting game please wait after a while i turned it off and tried usb loader gx. When it opened it instantly froze. I waited for a bit and shut it off. I did some research about booting game please wait and then I put the usb in my computer and realized it didn't show up. After a while of searching about how to make my usb show up I finally came to this post.
     
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    Assuming you're using Windows: Does the drive show up in Disk Management at all?
     
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    Yup im using windows also it says that it has 0 kb
     
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    The "0 KB" is in Disk Management, where it says "Disk X, Basic, 0 KB, Online"?
     
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    "No Media" makes no sense. That should only appear if it's e.g. an SD reader and there's no card.

    ...unless it's a really terrible flash drive that's actually a microSD reader internally, and the card got loose.
     
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    Well I guess I'm going to have to buy a new usb any suggestions?
     
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    The Sandisk is actually really good (It's my main USB), yours is just defective. What's happening is that the device controller can't communicate with the NAND. For you, this is unfixable. There are (really expensive) services that can get the data off the drives, but the data probably isn't import enough to shell out a lot of cash for it. Do you still have warranty? You should get it replaced then. Otherwise, you're out of luck and have to buy a new one.