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Topic: Save files on external drive question.

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noname001

Is it possible to put a game on the external harddrive, but keep the file o. the WiiU? It seems you can only transfer all files for the game, not move them individually. Any ideas?

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noname001

Is it possible to back up files on my computer? I've read that once you install a harddrive to the WiiU, it's basically locked to it.

Or heck, is my paranoia of external harddrives corrupting unfounded? I have a Seagate which people seem to think is a good brand...

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TheLZdragon

According to Nintendo, once your Wii U formats your hard drive, it only works for the Wii U. I don't think it's possible to back up on a PC after that.

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Sean_Aaron

As long as you're not buying a cheap and nasty drive I wouldn't fret. The fat is that they have moving parts and will eventually die, so you can either spend a lot of cash on a hardware RAID unit or accept that you may need to re-download your content someday. Who knows Nintendo might release a patch with an Apple-style backup app for the Wii U to a designated hard disk!

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