Wii HDD issue


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Feb 4, 2023

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I have found an old Wii in a box .. My girlfriend used to play with it but it has been locked away for a long time .. There is a Lacie harddrive in the box with games on .. and an USB=>Mini USB cable with it which is defective/broken. I have replaced the cable with another standard cable but although the drive lid up the USBLoader will not load any of the games that is on the HDD.. I have connected it with my PC but get a "non recognisable file system" error.. Can i be NTFS? Thought it would be FAT file system.
I have heard that the cable from HDD to Wii is special and can not be replaced with a normal USB=>Mini USB cable? Anyone know if this is true?

Any help will be highly appreciated.

Kind regards