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    too big for usb?

    I have a 8 gig usb and trying to put a 4.7 gig (4.37?) game onto it and it tells me that my it is too large for the destination file system. there is nothing on the usb formatted fat32.

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    Try reformatting the usb drive. Use EaseUS or the panasonic formatting tool. Make sure the capacity is really 8GB too, sometimes you get robbed on that. Most games will be far less than 4.7 gb when ripped too.

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    Format it NTFS or covert the iso to wbfs.

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    Fat 32 is fine. The loader will write it to a.wbfs file .

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    Quote Originally Posted by dh93 View Post
    I have a 8 gig usb and trying to put a 4.7 gig (4.37?) game onto it and it tells me that my it is too large for the destination file system. there is nothing on the usb formatted fat32.
    It appears you're using a 8GB flash drive. Isn't it?
    Format it into wbfs, with Wii-Backup-Manager. Then transfer your backup ISOs.

    FAT32 doesn't support the ISO 4.7GBin size.
    Last edited by billyhome; 10-02-2012 at 08:01 PM.

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    Ah, still get the n00bers... just transfer the game as a wbfs file with wii backup manager, fat32 is just fine, no need to copy the iso over, you don't need the extra 'fluff' along with it, just the game...

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    how do i change it into a wbfs file? i tried putting .wbfs at end of file name nothing changed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian View Post
    Ah, still get the n00bers... just transfer the game as a wbfs file with wii backup manager, fat32 is just fine, no need to copy the iso over, you don't need the extra 'fluff' along with it, just the game...

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    What you said is correct.

    Quote Originally Posted by dh93 View Post
    how do i change it into a wbfs file? i tried putting .wbfs at end of file name nothing changed.
    You can not add a file larger than 4gb on a drive formatted to fat32.

    You need to either rip the original disc with your usb loader on you Wii. If needed the file will be split and still playable.
    Or use Wii Backup Manager to transfer the game with your PC to the drive. This will also split the file and still be playable, if needed.

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    Oops....I made the mistake of assuming OP was ripping a disc. Yes....Wii backup manager or Wii game manager will get the game onto your drive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dh93 View Post
    how do i change it into a wbfs file? i tried putting .wbfs at end of file name nothing changed.
    Wii backup manager has a feature to format the usb devices into wbfs; and will transfer the ISOs into the usb devices at xxxx.wbfs !

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