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    Hi - I've been sent here by my daughter

    I'm a bit of a computer addict but I don't play games, because I'm useless at them. Years ago when Tomb Raider came out I had a go but never go out of the first level, so that was the end of my gaming career!

    However, I have a five year old grandson who has a Wii and a daughter who is going bankrupt having to buy new games because they end up scratched within no time. So my daughter asked me to find out how his games can be backed up and played.... so here I am.

    I will be mooching around for a while reading and trying to take in the the informaton and advice kindly provided by the experienced members. Once i have some understanding it will be time to give it a go and no doubt there will be further questions from me.

    So thanks to everyone who helps us newbies out and thanks to the people who created the community

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    You will find more then you probably would ever want to know. Take your time, read, read, read and learn. You will be just fine and you will make both your grandson and daughter very happy.

    Hello fw_uk and welcome to!

    --You will find everything you need to know about your Wii and maybe a little more right here. It just takes some reading but it is worth it. You can start by looking at our Site Index to get you on your way and maybe answer some of your basic questions as well.

    --To get you started in your adventure will find one of these guides helpful. Just pick one out that fits your Wii (yes that includes black Wii's).

    --There are also guides on setting up an external hard drive to play your backup games from. You can find one by Gen3sf here and another by Krank and Cile here.

    --We also strongly encourage you to use the search feature built into the forums. There is a nice guide that explains the ins and outs of it found here. We promote the practice of search first and ask questions later. Most new comer questions can be answered just by utilizing the search feature correctly. If you can't find an answer then please feel free to ask your question in the appropriate section.

    --We also ask you to be mindful and follow our site rules. We like to keep things orderly and to do so, we need rules.

    --If you like what you see and would like to give back with a donation would be welcomed and greatly appreciated. You can donate as much or as little as you wish. You will gain some perks at different monetary levels that may interest you such as an entry into our Contest of the Month and a special forum just for site donors. You can find more information on donor privileges found here.

    --If you have a question pertaining to a guide then that question should be asked in that guide. Please DO NOT come back to your welcome post to ask questions or post in the Newbie Forum.

    --And whatever you do..... DO NOT UPDATE ONLINE!! It will make your job harder!!

    Other links that might interest you:
    Monster Hunter Tri Guide by Davepm- Here
    Super Mario Galaxy 2 Guide by Ithian-Here
    New Super Mario Bros Wii Guide by Davepm- Here
    Metroid Other M Guide by emuhack- Here


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