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    partition part of drive to wfbs without formatting?

    is there a way I can just split my drive in 2 and partition one part with wbfs while keeping the other half untouched? I only have 1 external and it has a lot of data on it that I don't want to delete.

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    Yes you can split it but I'm not sure what program to use.

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    Found a great guide if anyone else wants it:

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=146191

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    it is possible to redistribute the space, however wbfs must be first of two. there are disc tools that do that job, google for them. Split your existing drive however you want it, then make sure that the first part is the WBFS ona, and set to primary

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    HELP please

    Hi,

    I had my wii up and running with usb loader gx (I used this to create a WFBS partition)I used 120gb for the wii, then I moved on to wiiflow and everything was fine.
    Yesterday I decided that I wouold like to use the whole 320gb for the wii so I formatted it completely to FAT32 and now I cant remember how I created a WFBS partition, I have tried using usb loader gx again, it pops up and tells me I need to create a WFBS partion so I click format but it just comes up and says 0gb available to 0gb... what the heck does that mean, I plug it back in to the pc and nothing has changed.. Im sure it something simple I just cant remember how I did it last time.

    Thanks in advance

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    You can just download the WBFS manager from USB Loader GXs site and use that to parition the entire drive to WBFS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by messie View Post
    it is possible to redistribute the space, however wbfs must be first of two.
    Just a note that this is not the case. I have a 1TB HDD partitioned as ~700GB NTFS w/drive letter H and then a second partition for the remainder of the space (~230GB) using WBFS and drive letter I. It's recognized in all USB loaders (GX/Config/etc.) and runs games fine.

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    When using WFBS manager - I just get unable to format driver error.

    How else can I create a WFBS partition
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    Quote Originally Posted by rikkers View Post
    When using WFBS manager - I just get unable to format driver error.

    How else can I create a WFBS partition
    ta

    What file system is the drive you are trying to format in?

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    Did you set it to primary and active?

    WBFS will format either a FAT32 or a NTFS drive btw.

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