Wii U doesnt recognize HDD

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Paiuand, Oct 20, 2016.

  1. Paiuand
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    Hello,
    So i have an old Seagate HDD which has 500GB Storage and i wanna use it for my Wii U, but it wont recognize it. I have even tried formatting it on my PC and i also have used a Y Cable buuut whenever i plug the HDD in, it just beeps.
    Any advice is appreciated :D
     
  2. Nikki_swap

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    beeps? as in it clicks?
     
  3. Paiuand
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    No its like a beeep (then silence for a moment) beeep, that also happens when i plug it in to my PC but only rarely
    EDIT: The hard started beeping a loooong time ago, when i had a Wii it started
     
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    *bump*
     
  5. xtheman

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    Bumping threads are breaking gbatemp's rules. Especially if the last post was 30 minutes ago.

    Have you tried both the front and back usb ports?
     
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    This HDD only has one port, but i found out that if a use a USB hud the HDD wont beep.
    Sorry for the bumping :)

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    Oooooh you mean from the wii u?

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    Well, no it still didnt work
     
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    I hope you're using a USB y-cable.
     
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    Yes i am, isnt a Y cable which has two USB ports and one for HDDs?

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    Hello?
     
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    I need help plzzzzzz!!!
     
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    If you want help then stop triple posting and bumping your thread repeatedly. It's only going to make people less willing to help you out, which is the opposite of what you want.
     
  11. Paiuand
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    I am sorry but no one is helping me
     
  12. Captain_N

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    that drive is bad. i have a segate drive that does that because it cant spin up. you can get a new hdd and use the box you have.
     
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    Nope, i fixed my problem.
    Thank you all for nothing
     
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    No problem, be sure not to return for help anytime soon
     
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    ok and what was the solution?, also does wii u use USB 2.0 or 3.0 ?
     
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  17. Paiuand
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    Exactly hehehe xDDDDDD

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