This instructable teaches you how to backup your own games, as many have requested.

REMEMBER This is an instructable to backup your OWN Wii games and in no way am I responsible for the legalities of your actions. This instructable is not to promote piracy because that is ILLEGAL, an I would nevr promote that. Remember: ANYTHING YOU DO IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY, NOT MINE. I ALSO AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PHYSICAL OR SOFTWARE DAMAGE TO ANY WII CONSOLE AND AND THIS SOFTWARE HAS NO WARRANTY. USE AT OWN RISK.

Well, Lets Begin.

What you Need:
Official Wii Game
Homebrew Channel (If your Wii cannot run Homebrew, go Here)
SD Card

Step 1: Get The Files

Step 1: Get all the files here

Step 2: Copy the Contents of the Copy CONTENTS to ROOT of SD Card folder to the ROOT of your SD (There is an Imgburn installer there if you want it.)

i would like to have the link to this homebrew or email m please
the link doesn't work
Where do you choose your burn speed? im using imgburn, btw im new to hacking so its true if you say &quot;YoU sUcK aT hAcKiNg Nubb!!&quot;<br />
I think you can do it on any version. I have 4.2 and i managed to get Cios249 up and running.<br />
<a href="http://howto-copywiigames.jimdo.com/" rel="nofollow">how to copy wii games</a> link<br />
&nbsp;This does work. Great instrtuct! I also found this guide to be very helpful when trying to play burned wii games.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <br /> &lt;a href=&quot;http://howtobackupwiigames.com/&quot;&gt;How To Backup Wii Games&lt;/a&gt;<br />
http://rapid4me.com/?x=1&amp;q=SD_Card_Files.zip&amp;x=1<br /> <br /> pick the corresponding NTSC or PAL files.<br />
Copy Wii games WITHOUT a mod chip using:<br /> <br /> copywiigamesguide.blogspot(DOT)com<br />
Can any dvd burner work??????Does any one recommend any that are not too much money please.............Lite on is cheap,,prob to cheap ???????any help would be nice thanks...<br />
could you please re post the links, they are dead
The ONLY way to Copy Wii games and Play them without a mod chip is to use the <a href="http://copywiigamesguide.blogspot.com">Copy Wii Games Guide</a><br />
Nice guide - thank you!
Where did the files go? Is there another link that works?
link doesn't work
You need to fix the download link. It keeps on saying "File Not Found"
Tis NO LONGER WORKS! Visit the <a rel="nofollow" href="http://copywiigamesguide.blogspot.com">Copy Wii Games Guide</a> for the only way to copy Wii games without a modchip!<br/>
Please somebody provide a mirror of the rapidshare link in step 1. We need those files
files removed by uploader? please put them back up
You can play copied and import Wii games, plus DVD's on your Wii WITHOUT a modchip using The New Wii Unlock Hack at <a rel="nofollow" href="http://nintendo-wii-homebrew-unlock-hack.blogspot.com">http://nintendo-wii-homebrew-unlock-hack.blogspot.com</a> !<br/>
Files are not there anymore...
Hi, the raqpidshare files isnt there anymore - can you please reload or email to me. Thanks
Took me 2 hours to transfer it to PC at 560 kb/sec. Not too bad really!
My wii system version is 3.4. Where can i dl the file for version 3.4. thanks
I have been told to use +R disks, what is the difference between + and -. The reason why I have +R is that the disks are thinner and the Wii will not work as hard to read them
i cannot find "IOS 249" what am i doing wrong?
it goes from 61 to 254. also i am having trouble installing the backup channel. is there another link to try?
Aaah does anyon know how to play new wii games without updating firmware. I am running 3.2U and want to keep it that way. I tried Gecko OS but get error 002 and same thing happens with wii disc channel.
You have to patch it, here is the address of a simple patcher, it might not work on the brand new games:<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://wbb.rockman18.com/?page=home&amp;ln=en">http://wbb.rockman18.com/?page=home&amp;ln=en</a><br/>
you dont need to patch it anymore
i downloaded the new conduit game and didnt even need to patch it. i just ran it through the backup loader.. maybe it was patched before i downloaded it idk.
One question. Could I use a DVD-RW??? Also exactly what brand of DVDs could I use then.
yes, get dvd-r discs made by sony. i have tried about 3 other brands when sony was not available and they got a disc read error within a day, but the first game i burned over 5 months ago still works like a charm on a sony disc : )
The wii sees right through a DVD-RW. Rewriteables are out of the question. In any case, use a DVD-R. You can buy 100 of them for ten bucks, they're not that expensive.
im willing to try to rip a game iso onto my hard drive when i get back from vacation. i will make a youtube video and just send you the url or something. While im out of town i will hack one of my friends wiis. he is into backing up his games because he has a little sister who is old enough to think it is fun to hide/break his games. i have personally seen 2 of these experiences lol. i just hope she doesnt get to "triggerhappy" and go for something bigger like the wii itself. she needs some discepline but his parents dont think its a big deal.
Found the problem, it's internet explorer!, use firefox or something else if you have my problem.
Also tried this with Wii Fit, same thing, iso size 386mb
Everything seems to work but when I try to rip Twilight Princess from DVD it shows as only 386mb this seems way to small for an iso. the file is RZDP.iso will it not work because I used this disk for the homebrew?
The only way to play copied Wii games without a modchip is to use the <a rel="nofollow" href="http://nintendo-wii-homebrew-unlock-hack.blogspot.com">New Wii Unlock Hack</a>!<br/>
With the new Wii update, the only way to copy and play Wii games without a modchip is to use the guide at:<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://nintendo-wii-homebrew-unlock-hack.blogspot.com">http://nintendo-wii-homebrew-unlock-hack.blogspot.com</a><br/>
Also, I burned at 2x because I was getting error messages so I lowered the burn speed and it worked without errors.
Yeah, It's always a good idea to burn at the slowest speed you possibly can. This helps prevents any bad burns. It's slower, yeah, but what it lacks in speed it makes up for in quality. :)
Can we use SDHC(Secure Digital High Capacity) card or have to be SD(Secure Digital) card????
AFAIK you can use SDHC, infact a tutorial of adding an external hard-drive to the Wii recommended it.
Yeah, this guide is about to be replaced by a SD, SHC and USB guide
SD would be a safer move
You can install Wii homebrew without Zelda using <a rel="nofollow" href="http://nintendo-wii-homebrew-unlock-hack.blogspot.com/">http://nintendo-wii-homebrew-unlock-hack.blogspot.com/</a> It also works with Wii 4.0!<br/>
I've been using the <a rel="nofollow" href="http://nintendo-wii-homebrew-unlock-hack.blogspot.com/">Wii Homebrew Hack</a> to copy Wii games and play them without a modchip! It works without needing Zelda and will work on Wii 4.0!<br/>
I used the <a rel="nofollow" href="http://nintendo-wii-homebrew-unlock-hack.blogspot.com/">Wii Homebrew Unlock Hack</a> to play my copied games without a mod chip. This Wii unlock is the only one I've found that you do NOT need the Zelda game and will work on the new Wii 4.0 Update! It also lets you play import games and DVD's<br/>
This Wii unlock is the only one I've found that you do NOT need the Zelda game and will work on the new Wii 4.0 Update! It also lets you play import games and DVD's! Play copied and import games and DVD's! <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.squidoo.com/Wii-Homebrew-Without-Zelda">http://www.squidoo.com/Wii-Homebrew-Without-Zelda</a><br/>
I used the <a rel="nofollow" href="http://copywiigamesguide.blogspot.com">Copy Wii Games Guide</a> to play my copied games without a mod chip. This Wii unlock is the only one I've found that you do NOT need the Zelda game and will work on the new Wii 4.0 Update! It also lets you play import games and DVD's<br/>

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