Wii USB issues :(

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  1. ThePanchamBros
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    OK, so today I bought a 64gb usb for use with USB LOader GX. Then I relazied that it can olny recognize fat32. crud. Is there any way I can format my drive to fat32, or would another format work, such as NTFS?

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  2. petethepug

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    I used FAT32 Format (Yes that is the legit name.) It's an application that can change the device to FAT32, and change the cluster of it (64k, 16k, 4000m.) Etc it's very great and it helped me with finally getting Nintendont, and a bunch of emulators to work. http://m.en.softonic.com/app/fat32-format

    But you can also use alternative methods like using a different application. The only difference is most will not allow you to change the cluster, and sometimes other PC's can change both the format to FAT32, and the cluster. (Windows XP/Windows Vista can I believe.)

    Edit: NTFS will also work with USB Loader, but most Homebrew Apps use FAT32 for USB Devices.
     
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  3. Ricken

    Ricken You don't want this, but it's what you need

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    Why not just format it to wfbs? I get that this really isn't needed anymore but it works
     
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    Formatting it to wbfs will not work with any Homebrew Apps other than USB Loaders that use wbfs.

    wbfs is basically a folder for WiiFlow, CFG Loader, and USB Loader to basically load Wii Games off of the USB Device, and allows them to recognize they are there. Formatting it to WBFS may solve the issue but overall there's no point due to compatibillity issues with Homebrew... And when you put your USB Device into the Wii with USB Loader GX you automatically get the wbfs folder (Which is just a blank folder with nothing in it except your Wii Games...)
     
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  5. Lacius

    Lacius GBAtemp Guru

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    Do not format your drive as wbfs. That's pointless. You can format it as FAT32 using something like EaseUS Partition Master (free). It's recommended you use a 32K cluster size.
     
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    GreyWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I hate recommending EaseUS because it's bundled with adware. Ridgecrop's formatter works fine and that's what I used.
     
  7. ThePanchamBros
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    thanks, I figured it out