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    Question External HD for Wii - FAT32 Only?

    Apologies if this is a dumb question but I'm planning on buy a 1TB external USB HD. I want it to use for streaming mkv, wmv, mpg4 etc, etc from my PC to my TV and eventually Blu Ray player and network streamer (when I get them!) what I want to know is can I make partitions on the HD and format one as FAT32 and the other as NTFS or do I have to format the whole HD in FAT32 in order to play Wii back-ups?

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    You can make as many types of partitions as the program you are using will allow. The main thing is if you want to play wii backup games, you need a reasonably sized wbfs partition to be primary.

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    Thanks for the reply. I've just read the "Loading and Playing Wii Backup Games from USB HDD" guide and correct me if I'm wrong but I only need the FAT32 partition for homebrew, loaders and other apps? I can store the games in the NTFS partition?

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    WBFS not ntfs

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