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    Us USB External HDD?

    I am new to this site. This is my first post. Over the past few days I have learned a TON about how to mod my Wii. I have been able to Softmod my Wii and get it operational thanks to the wonderful Tutorials found here on this site.

    My next step is I want to hook up an external HDD to my Wii and run backups on that. However, my question stems from this next step. I have an old 120GB hard drive that is not getting used. It is a Western Digital. I will need to buy an external enclosure in order to utilize it with my Wii.

    2 questions:

    1.) Will any external enclosure work properly with my Wii?

    2.) Will the Wii work with a USB 2.0 external enclosure?

    Thanks in advance for any replies!

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    New Member Sephiroth's Avatar
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    1) There is a USB compatibility list somewhere on
    2) Yes, the Wii does support USB 2.0. Excellent speed in loading games
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    This guide provides links to two compatibility lists:

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    Also a newb here but I just got a western digital 500gb external and it works great so far i got it from walmart for 80 bux


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