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    Noob help with usb dumping

    hi noob just did homebrew hack on wii .saw video on youtube how to hack your wii in seven min.did it got homebrew and backup channel trey to play zelda tp backup no success.did this 4 times couldn't play disc.so going to try usb hard drive for wii.was thinking about following this guide do i need to do step 3 ithink idid it.also instead of usblaoder can i put any other loader/ dumper there.which one is faster ? just confussed about the isos i need to install with them.can you have 2 usbloader/dumpers installed at the sametime? thanks for any help.

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    Its best to read as much as you can about how the Wii works. Just dipping in can get you in all sorts of trouble. This is a really good guide.

    http://www.wiihacks.com/recommended-...d-any-wii.html

    Hope this helps

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    So you can hook up a external hardrive threw usb and play backups without the disc.?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JLEW700 View Post
    So you can hook up a external hardrive threw usb and play backups without the disc.?
    Yes they are called loaders. Two of the most popular are USB Loader GX, and Neogamma. Search for these to find the install files.
    Use this guide and follow it exactly. It does work.
    Yes you can have as many loaders as you want.
    When you have done that and all is working then look at enhancements.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pacz15 View Post
    hi noob just did homebrew hack on wii .saw video on youtube how to hack your wii in seven min.did it got homebrew and backup channel trey to play zelda tp backup no success.did this 4 times couldn't play disc.so going to try usb hard drive for wii.was thinking about following this guide do i need to do step 3 ithink idid it.also instead of usblaoder can i put any other loader/ dumper there.which one is faster ? just confussed about the isos i need to install with them.can you have 2 usbloader/dumpers installed at the sametime? thanks for any help.
    ehat do you burn on? use verbatim dvd-r on lowest speed

    i ll double john's comment on reading... it is a bit of trouble to hack your wii, be very careful

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    I did the "hack in 7 minutes" too. It gave me the homebrew channel, backup loader and a dvd player. At first, only homebrew channel worked. I found that installing a CMIOS (rev14 in my case) followed by cioscorp 3.3 (this usually comes packed with a tool for enabling DVD playback). You'll have to take a look around to find them, but they will certainly get everything running fine for you.

    While you are searching, you want USB loader GX. Thil will allow you to rip games to and load games from most external hard drives.

    Good luck,

    Dave

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    don't do them unless you REALLY want to play from disc channel. cioscorp can be very troublesome, bear in mind

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    I followed the guide mentioned by WiiJohn, and it worked great for me.You can also look at CoverFloader, yet another USB-loader that loads games from a usb device. It can also dump games from the wii to the usb device in about 30 min. It can be found here:

    wiicoverflow - Project Hosting on Google Code

    I like it because it's the prettiest, but NeoGamma and USB Loader GX are good too.

    Good luck,
    -Lawn
    Last edited by lawngahnome; 09-13-2009 at 07:58 PM.

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