Usb Loader Gx Wii Install

  1. Installing Usb Loader Gx Wii
  2. Usb Loader Gx Guide
  3. Usb Loader Gx Install Gamecube Games

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The WAD Manager (un)installs packages called WADs. Things such as Wii Ware games, VC games, Wii channels, hidden channels and other updates come in these WAD packages. WAD manager the latest version is 1.9 download now 2019 through the link provided: Wad-Manger-1.9.zip See also: Pimp My Wii V.4.0 Downloads (Updated 2018) Pimp My Wii Disclaimer. USB Loader GX is a homebrew application. It is used for launching homebrew, backup Wii games and back up game cube games on the Nintendo Wii or WiiU vWii mode. To download the latest version USB Loader GX click on one of the following links provided (Updated 2019) USBLoaderGX(2.3MB) USBLoaderGX(2.3MB)Mirror Disclaimer: The USB Loader GX. Installing and setting up the Nintendo Wii USB Loader GX. The USB Loader GX is a popular game loader which allow you to load games from a USB drive. Homebrewing your wii - Modmii: USB Loader GX (if you want to install it manually): https://sourceforge.net/projects/usbloadergx/.

This is a quick start guide on how to use USB Loader GX, a popular USB loader for the Wii that’s used to play games from a USB drive.


What you need

  • A Wii
  • A USB drive

Make sure you have installed cIOS before following this!

We recommend you copy games over with Wii Backup Manager if you use Windows, or Witgui if you use macOS.

To play multiple games, we recommend a USB-powered external hard drive for your Wii. We will refer to it as a “USB drive” in this guide. Most of the ones you can find on the market should work fine if they have USB 2 backwards compatibility. Drives with 1 TB or more in capacity will work. A flash drive will also work, but due to the size of a flash drive, it won’t be able to store as many games.

Make sure your USB drive is formatted as FAT32 or NTFS. Do not format it as other types such as extFS or WBFS, the latter is an old format of storing Wii games.


Installing Usb Loader Gx Wii


Usb Loader Gx Guide

  1. Extract USB Loader GX and put it in the apps folder on your USB drive or SD card.
  2. Insert your USB drive, and SD card if you’re using one, into your Wii and launch USB Loader GX from the Homebrew Channel.
Getting Started

There is no “guide” to use the USB Loader GX app. This is intended to help you learn how to use it, by giving you a quick start. You should be able to figure out all the great features of USB Loader GX by using it.

  • If USB Loader GX says “Waiting for HDD…” with a 20 seconds countdown, it’s likely that it can’t find the USB drive. Try to exit out of the app, and then relaunch it after you put the USB drive in the other port of the Wii.
  • You can press the 1 Button on your Wii Remote to open up a dialog to download game covers and artwork from GameTDB. It might take a while to download the game covers and artwork, depending on how many games you have.
  • There are WADs that can open up USB Loader GX if you load it from the Wii Menu. This is called a forwarder WAD. An official forwarder WAD can be found here, and a version for the vWii (Wii U) can be found here.
  • GameCube or “custom” Wii games may or may not have a custom banner that USB Loader GX uses. To enable this, find or write CustomBannersURL = http://banner.rc24.xyz/ in config/GXGlobal.cfg on your USB drive. Then you can use the “Custom Banner” download by pressing the 1 Button on your Wii Remote.
User Interface

There are multiple buttons in the USB Loader GX interface.

Main Menu

These are the functions the buttons found on the top of the main menu do, from left to right:

  • Star - Shows games that you have marked as “favorites”.
  • Search - Lets you search for games by name.
  • Sort - Cycles through sorting methods for games.
  • Platform - Choose to sort games by platform.
  • Category - Sorts games by category.
  • List - Shows games in a list view.
  • Multi-Cover View - Shows games in a multi-cover view.
  • Cover Carousel View - Shows games in a carousel view.
  • Wii Menu View - Shows games in a Wii Menu view.
  • Parental Control - Locks USB Loader GX.
  • Disc - Loads a game via disc.

Pressing any game will allow you to play the game by pressing “Start”.

There are also other buttons:

Usb Loader Gx Install Gamecube Games

    • Icon - “Install” a game, i.e. loading it from disc and dumping it.
  • Gears - Settings for USB Loader GX.
  • SD card - Remount the SD card.
  • Homebrew - Load homebrew apps.
  • Wii - Open up the HOME Menu, which can also be accessed by pressing the HOME Button on the Wii Remote.
  • Power Button - Turn off your Wii.

On the middle of the bottom of the screen, you can see how much space is free on your USB drive and how many games you have.

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Nintendont (sometimes misspelled as Nintendon't) is a GameCube USB loader for Wii and Wii U. Unlike the earlier DIOS MIOS, it loads games in Wii Mode rather than GameCube mode, which allows it to support additional controllers and brings several other enhancements.
Official Project page: https://github.com/FIX94/Nintendont
Discussion thread: https://gbatemp.net/threads/nintendont.349258/
Download latest DOL: https://github.com/FIX94/nintendon-t/blob/master/loader/loader.dol?raw=true (right click -> save as boot.dol)

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='ISO-8859-1' standalone='yes'?>
<short_description>Gamecube Loader</short_description>
<long_description>Commiters: GerbilSoft, JoostinOnline, GreyRogue, Howard, Cyan, nastys
Project website: https://github.com/FIX94/Nintendont
Nintendont allows you to run GameCube games on a Wii or Wii U from an SD or HDD device.</long_description>

  • A USB device (or SD card) with the first partition formatted to FAT32.
    • This is the only place where Nintendont will look for games.
    • We have a formatting guide available here.
  • GameCube controller or HID compliant USB controller.
    • GameCube controller will only work on the original Wii with controller ports.
    • You can now also use the WiiU GameCube controller adapter.
  • (Optional) GameCube Memory card
1. Create a new folder in the apps folder on your SD card and call it nintendont (must be this exact name).
2. Download the Nintendont DOL (right click -> save as) and place it in the folder you just created. Make sure it is named boot.dol
If you want, you can also place the icon.png and meta.xml (from above) in this folder as well. If you want to load Nintendont directly from the Homebrew Channel, the meta.xml is required!

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3. You can boot Nintendont either directly from the Homebrew Channel or via a USB loader. USB loaders should detect Nintendont as long as it is in the correct folder. You may need to configure the loader to use Nintendont as the GameCube loader.
  • Configurable USB Loader: Use version 70r78 or above. Under Global settings change the 'Default Gamecube' option to Nintendont. Alternatively change the Boot Method to Nintendont under the game's options.
  • USB Loader GX: Under Loader Settings change GameCube Mode to Nintendont. Alternatively change GameCube Mode under a game's 'Game Load' settings.
  • WiiFlow: Under Settings, change Default GC game loader to Nintendont. Alternatively change GameCube loader under the game's settings.
If using a USB loader, make sure it has AHB access enabled in the meta.xml (or use a forwarder with AHB support).

Nintendont uses the same games format as DIOS MIOS, so the procedure is the same.
Method 1: Use your preferred USB loader to rip a game just like with Wii games.
Method 2: You can copy games from your computer directly to the USB device.
Games should be placed on the device like so:

For example, the PAL version of the the Zelda: The Wind Waker would be like so:
USB:/games/Legend of Zelda the Wind Waker [GZLP01]/game.iso
GameID can be found on GameTDB if needed. Alternatively, you can omit the game code part, although some loaders require it.
The name should not actually matter. Note that the ISO must be named exactly game.iso and nothing else! If your game is a .gcm file, you can just rename it to .iso as well.
Windows by default hides the .ISO file extension. In this case you may need to name the file simply 'game', otherwise it will be called game.iso.iso
If the game has multiple discs, you can place an additional disc2.iso in the same folder. Nintendont will 'swap' discs automatically for you.

Nintendont supports cheat codes through Geckocodes (Ocarina). In order to use cheats, you need to place the kenobiwii.bin file in the sneek folder of the device where your games are located.
Eg. If your games are on a USB device, the file should be placed like this:

Cheat codes can be used through USB loaders the same way as with Wii games.

If you have previously installed DIOS-MIOS (Lite), you may optionally 'uninstall' it. This however does not affect Nintendont, so you may wish to keep DIOS-MIOS (Lite) installed for the few games it runs better.
On some Wiis, DIOS-MIOS may prevent legit game discs from working with the disc channel. The newest version of DIOS-MIOS should not have this problem, but if it does, uninstalling it will restore the normal functionality.

Computer ----------------------
1. Get NUS Downloader if you don't have it. Use the Database to navigate to the latest MIOS (System -> MIOS -> v10).
Make sure pack WAD is checked on the bottom and then click Start NUS Download.
Navigate to the folder where you extracted NUS Downloader and open the titles folder.
Now open the folder 0000000100000101 -> 10 and copy the RVL-mios-v10.wad to the 'wad' folder on your SD card.
2. If you don't have one yet, download a WAD Manager and put it on your SD card.

Wii ----------------------
3. Launch your WAD Manager. Use it to install the WAD you downloaded above.
If it asks for an IOS to use, you can choose 249, 250, 236 or generally any non-stub IOS.