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Topic: Can I backup the Wii U data on my external harddrive to somewhere else?

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astroshamu

1. Posted:

I would like to backup my saves because a while ago nintendoland data got reset somehow and i lost it and i dont want it to happen again unless i have a backup

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Sean_Aaron

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There is no copy data feature I'm aware of, just move and delete. Correct me if I'm wrong!

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astroshamu

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Ya but could i plug it into pc and copy folders or something?

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FOREST_RANGER

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If you formatted your hard drive with your Wii U, your files can't be seen by computers.

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Sean_Aaron

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What Forest_Ranger said. If you're really concerned about your save files you could invest in some kind of hardware RAID unit that would be doing low-level mirroring and provide some insurance against disk failure.

Nintendo has said the 2TB storage limit is temporary so maybe when they lift that they'll make a provision for creating backups or offline copies. I know that once I have a bunch of disc downloads I won't be looking forward to the possibility of multiple days spent re-downloading my games.

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