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Wii:Wii Backup Manager

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Wii Backup Manager is a program to copy Wii games from your computer to a USB drive so you can play the games on your Wii. It also can download game covers from GameTDB and can be used to list what games you have.

This tutorial will tell you how to copy over games from your computer to your USB drive. The other features are able to be used in the easy-to-use interface.

OOjs UI icon information-progressive.svg Wii Backup Manager is a Windows-only program.



OOjs UI icon information-warning.svg Make sure your USB drive is formatted as FAT32. Do not format it as other types such as exFAT, extFS. You may format it as NTFS, but it won't work with a majority of apps (eg. The Homebrew Channel, Nintendont)

Section I - Downloading

  1. Extract Wii Backup Manager, and launch the program
  2. Insert your USB drive or SD card into your computer

Section II - Copying Games Over

  1. Go to the Drive 1 tab, then select the drive that you're putting the Wii games on
    • WBM-select-drive.png
  2. Go to the Files tab, then select Add
    1. Select Files to add multiple games to the program, or select Folder to add a whole folder of games
      • WBM-select-games.png
    2. Go to Select, then click Games not on drive 1
      • WBM-select-games-2.png
    3. Select Transfer, then select Drive 1 to transfer the games over. It might take a while for the games to copy over
      • WBM-transfer-to-drive.png