Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: External Hard Drive Issues

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    9
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    External Hard Drive Issues

    So I just picked up a Gigaware SATA Hard Drive Enclosure for my Seagate internal hard drive. Using Computer Management on my PC, I formatted it to NTFS. WBFS Manager won't format it to WBFS. When I plug it into my Wii and open USB Loader, it gives me a black screen. What am I doing wrong? Thanks for the help

  2. #2
    WiiHacks Staff
    Only Site Donators Can PM Staff
    Forum Administrator
    IRC AOP
    Wall-Eyed Mucksucker
    emuhack's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Windy City
    Posts
    7,471
    Thanks
    892
    Thanked 2,132 Times in 1,347 Posts
    Blog Entries
    13
    what ver of WBFS Manager are you using??


  3. #3
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    9
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    My WBFS Manager is 2.5

  4. #4
    New Member BoroVC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    The Boro
    Posts
    253
    Thanks
    12
    Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
    Format your drive to FAT then WBFS.

  5. #5
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    9
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    @ BoroVC, Using Computer Management on Vista, it only gives me the option to format it to NTFS. Is there something else I could use to format it?

  6. #6
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    82
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 22 Times in 18 Posts
    Easeus Partition Master if you are on a 32bit OS it's free.

    If 64bit get Paragon.

    Format to FAT32.

    Also, why not use the latest wbfs manager, 3.01?
    Wii 4.1u Softmod
    cIOS38rev14 / Hermes cIOS 222/223
    Priiloader 0.1r15
    Bootmii as IOS
    WiiFlow 1.1r25 (autoboot)
    Western Digital MyPassport Essential 320gb

  7. #7
    Banned
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    0100111001001010
    Posts
    3,704
    Thanks
    293
    Thanked 813 Times in 642 Posts
    You may also want to make sure that the enclosure is compatible. In my sig is a link for a compatibility guide. It's more so the enclosure than the drive.

  8. #8
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    2
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by s0ur View Post
    You may also want to make sure that the enclosure is compatible. In my sig is a link for a compatibility guide. It's more so the enclosure than the drive.
    don't format it. Use disk manager and delete the partition you created, then make a new partition and give it a drive letter but this time when it asks you to format the partition select no. wbfs manager wont see it if its been formated. Wbfs will format the partition.

    in wbfs 3.0, simply select the drive leter that you gave it and then hit the format button.

  9. #9
    Banned
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    0100111001001010
    Posts
    3,704
    Thanks
    293
    Thanked 813 Times in 642 Posts
    I'd like to know why you quoted my post? I did not say anything about formatting in that post?

  10. #10
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    2
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    accident

    Quote Originally Posted by s0ur View Post
    I'd like to know why you quoted my post? I did not say anything about formatting in that post?
    I thought i was quoting the original. sorry

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •