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    USB Loader GX freezes

    I think I've managed to install everything that's needed to run backups from a USB external hard drive. When I startup USB Loader GX, I just get a black screen and the system freezes so I have to power down by holding the power button on the system. How do I fix this? Any help is appreciated. (I'm running Firmware 4.0J) Is it because I installed cIOSv14?

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    Hi there,

    I'm having the same issue..

    I run usb loader from HB Channel. Screen goes black then i get funny colored lines on the screen then it resets after a minute..

    I currently use SD/USB loader v1.5 which detects my Hard drive i can play Games/Rip with out an issue..

    I was hoping to use a more "pritty" app..

    I'm currently searching for a fix to my problem.. (in search now )

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    Do you have the latest version of USB Loader GX?

    Revisions (USB Loader GX)

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    I have tried two different versions..

    723 and 682 (noticed people recomending 682).

    I loaded the Hermes cIOS to give it a try and it works now intermitantly.

    I dont know if this is normal but it takes about 1 minute to fully load on 723 and abou 45 sec on 682.

    Since i loaded Hermes cIOS SD/USB loader v1.5 also works intermitantly now as well..

    I dont use it to play games these days just to rip.. its faster via USB HDD than wifi..

    I will see if there are any new ones and give it a try.. To upgrade all i need to do is replace the boot.dol file? I couldnt see any boot.elf file to replace so thats all i changed when i tried 682..

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    Just replace the boot.dol and your good to go.

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    USB Loader Gx 1.0 (newest rev) - Freezes at HDD load screen

    Hello. I have a soft modded 4.1U wii.

    I just updated my IOS222/223 using Hermes Rev. 4

    I dont use the Channel I boot from homebrew. I am running into an issue from freezing if:

    1) I have my HDD plugged in when I start the USB Loader
    2) If I plug the HDD in when it is asking for one. It recognizes it but just stays loading...

    Oh my Hard drive is WD: Model: WD500H1CS-00

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks

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    When ever i want to use the hard drive, I install CLOS38 Rev 10. this is the only one that works with USB hard drive 100% no questions. All games work .. you just make sure you keep USB loader GX updated or the other one err "somethingflow" I cant think what i t is now.. Looks nicer.

    If i need to have something newer installed i use V14 .. I change quite often back and forth . so far has not hurt my wii

    I have tried V14 and the "fake" "15" and it just sits there and hangs 95% of the time.

    I dont know why this happens and have tried every type of "solution" i could find and no luck.. My money is on the clos version..

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    I am at school but I will try that later tonight. I hope it works. I think you are also thinking about WiiFlow. this is at present what I have installed on my system (I removed the USB Loader GX from my SD). I will let you know if the older revision works. It shouldn't brick my wii if I downgrade right? I used 249 to upgrade my 222/223.

    Thanks,

    Joel

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joelster007 View Post
    I am at school but I will try that later tonight. I hope it works. I think you are also thinking about WiiFlow. this is at present what I have installed on my system (I removed the USB Loader GX from my SD). I will let you know if the older revision works. It shouldn't brick my wii if I downgrade right? I used 249 to upgrade my 222/223.

    Thanks,

    Joel
    Like anything on a wii, Its always possible to brick.. In my case .. Jumping from CIOS v10 to V14 back and forth has caused me no issues. If you have parents involved then ..

    Please someone with more experience confirm it will not do any damage.. From what i read it just over writes files. I did read v15 can cause issues if you downgrade to an older cios..

    I dont have parents so if i screw mine up .. i can just go buy another hahaha..

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    It is my Wii (dont live with my rents). Now the hard drive didnt recognize in the wii until I updated 222/223. I am wondering if maybe I need to try to reconfigure those two files to see if I can get it to work instead of downgrading the CIOS Rev 14 - 10. I know during installation it allows you to select different combinations of IOS 36 and 38.

    What are your thoughts?

    Thanks,

    Joel

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