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    Can SD cards be used in place of a USB drive (for NeoGamma) ?

    Hello there, I've been lurking around the threads for a good while but haven't found a post that explains what I'd like to know, so I'm posting a question - feel free to redirect me if I've missed a relevant thread!

    Okay, so here's what I was wondering. This guide http://www.wiihacks.com/recommended-...ide-fat32.html is great, and I'd follow it but i don't have a USB drive, i only have SD and SDHC cards. The loader I'm trying to use is NeoGamma R9 b52, and it does have the option to run from SD/SDHC. Is there a guide somewhere on Wiihacks that I've missed that can explain it? As you can tell, I'm completely new, but I did manage to softmod my Wii in one go without having any issues, hehe. Thanks in advance, lovely brainiacs

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    "load games from:<sd>" That should be the second line on the screen

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marchmallow View Post
    Hello there, I've been lurking around the threads for a good while but haven't found a post that explains what I'd like to know, so I'm posting a question - feel free to redirect me if I've missed a relevant thread!

    Okay, so here's what I was wondering. This guide http://www.wiihacks.com/recommended-...ide-fat32.html is great, and I'd follow it but i don't have a USB drive, i only have SD and SDHC cards. The loader I'm trying to use is NeoGamma R9 b52, and it does have the option to run from SD/SDHC. Is there a guide somewhere on Wiihacks that I've missed that can explain it? As you can tell, I'm completely new, but I did manage to softmod my Wii in one go without having any issues, hehe. Thanks in advance, lovely brainiacs
    I don't think NoeGamma supports FAT32. Other loaders like WiiFlow, Configurable USB Loader, and USB Loader GX do, though. And I believe all of those ones I mentioned support SD/SDHC cards (I know WiiFlow does). Just load up your USB loader, direct it to the SD card (will be an options in the loader's settings) and rip your games.
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    Yep, it is, but when I select that option it says "No WBFS partition found". That's why I was wondering, can I just use the USB guide for my SD card, or would the procedure to partition it or something be different?

    Aha, thanks, I'll try one of those now - I'll report back with results!
    Last edited by Marchmallow; 01-19-2012 at 12:24 PM. Reason: additional post reply

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    Okay, I tried 'USB Loader', but I'm assuming this isn't the same as the 'Configurable USB Loader' that you mentioned because it crashes when I run it and it doesn't seem able to be configured. I'll go and find WiiFlow and install that, then try again. Thanks for the info.

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    Well, I'm assuming it's a crash because it just goes to an image of the Wii logo and remote buttons over a grey and black background.. i thought it was a loading screen but that's really all it is. I need to reset my Wii to get off it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marchmallow View Post
    Well, I'm assuming it's a crash because it just goes to an image of the Wii logo and remote buttons over a grey and black background.. i thought it was a loading screen but that's really all it is. I need to reset my Wii to get off it.
    Is that a channel your loading?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dniMretsaM View Post
    Is that a channel your loading?
    Yeah, it's the USB Loader channel that's there after Mauifrog's softmod installation,alongside NeoGamma.

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    That channel is just a forwarder. It requires an actual app on the SD card (it will load any of the three I mentioned earlier).
    SM 4.1 (v499) - BootMii/IOS v1.5 - HBC 1.1.2 - Priiloader 0.8b6 - d2x v9(r49) - WiiFlow 4.1.1
    [SPOILER=Must read threads]Thinking About Hacking a Wii? Read This First.
    Brick Prevention
    Softmod ANY Wii (updated 03/30/2013)
    How To Run & Post A System Check[/SPOILER][SPOILER=Helpful threads]USB Compatibility List
    FAT32 Formatting
    WiiFlow Guide
    Troublesome Games And Their Solution
    Error Index[/SPOILER]
    Quote Originally Posted by sven
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    [16:26:41] feel free to quote me on that.

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