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Thread: Why are rips from Wii so small?

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    Why are rips from Wii so small?

    I am new to all this, but have been able to get everything to work so far with a USB WD hdd. I just backed up some games on the WII console and was surprised they were so small compared to some ISO images I have seen,
    Like WII Mario only being something like 0.37GB. Is this normal or is not copying the whole game?


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    It is perfectly normal. The WBFS file system does not use all the filler that is used to accomodate the size of a normal wii disk.

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    Ok so this is respective to the actual size of the game..Thanks so much.

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    It scrubs the game down. Its the same exact thing as downloading a scrubbed version of the game. It removes all the non sense data.
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