1. DaFixer

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    Hi, I have stil having a old softmodded Wii.
    I want to remove dvd drive becease I don't use it, all my games are on HDD.
    My point is to build my HDD inside the Wii, I want to make space so the DVD drive must go.
    But will the Wii and the games still works without the DVD drive?
     
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    An optical drive is required for operation of most official software, though you may remove the laser head and all mechanical parts
     
  3. DaFixer

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    I don't have any games on disc for the wii ;)
    Yes I do read that can remove the disc drive, but you must leave the disc drive controller board connected.
     
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    did u ever get anywhere with it because im thinking of doing the same? ↓ this setup is just not doing it for me.
     

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  5. DaFixer

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    This looks not so great, but I still planning to do this.
    What I read you only need the optical board connected to wii main board, and then you still room for a hdd.
    Some make a nice bracked for it:
    https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3883788
     
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    im looking to try this either get a printer or have someone print it for me.
     
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    yo i did it and i like it tho had problems here and there in the end not 100% how i wanted it to be but defiantly like it. i got a printer printed the bracket broke a peace and printed a fix lol.
     

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