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    I just set up USB Loader GX on the Wii, and now I'm playing downloaded Wii ISOs! I'm aware that to play Wii ISOs from a USB Drive, I must format the drive as WBFS. I also know that you can play GameCube games via USB Loader GX as well. This leads me to some questions:

    1. Since the Wii has two USB ports, does that mean I can plug in and use two USB drives simultaneously?

    2. If the answer to the first question is yes, then does that mean I could use one drive for Wii games, and the other drive for GC games? (Since Wii is WBFS format and GC is FAT32).

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    Don't know about using two USB HDD's at the same time, but you don't need to format to WFBS for Wii games. It's best to format to FAT32 with 32KB clusters with a WFBS folder. That way you can use the same HDD for Wii and Gamecube games.

    You can use Wii backup manager to set your HDD up. After formatting to FAT32, it will offer to create a WFBS folder.

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    Ah! Thanks! However, I've already formatted the USB drive for WBFS. After doing this, I discovered I could not reformat the drive via Microsoft Window's format program. Would I still be able to format the drive for FAT32 via WBFS Manager?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LoganJones View Post
    Ah! Thanks! However, I've already formatted the USB drive for WBFS. After doing this, I discovered I could not reformat the drive via Microsoft Window's format program. Would I still be able to format the drive for FAT32 via WBFS Manager?
    I've not used WBFS Manager, but Wii Backup Manager will allow you to format to FAT32, plus it will let you transfer your games from PC to your Wii HDD.

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    Got it. Thanks!

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