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How to Create a Partition on WBFS Manager

Updated April 17, 2017

The WBFS (Wii Backup File System) is a custom file system for Wii game console. It works by creating a WBFS partition on a flash memory card or USB device. You can run a Wii application after you copy ISO images of the game to the partition and use a Wii USB loader. The WBFS Manager lets users transfer ISO image files to a WBFS formatted drive. You need to allocate space on your hard drive with a WBFS-supported formatting program to create a partition for use with WBFS Manager.

Download EASEUS Partition Master and unzip the "epm.zip file.

Double-click on the "EMPSetup.exe" file to install EASEUS Partition Master and run the program.

Right-click the drive you want to partition and choose the "Resize/Move" from the pop-up menu.

Choose the size of the "Unallocated Space After" hard drive space using arrows on the "Size and Position" box, then click the "OK" button.

Click "Apply" and "Yes" to confirm the WBFS drive size and start the hard drive partitioning.

Right-click on "My Computer" in the Windows menu and select the "Manage" option.

Click "Disk Management" on the left side of the window.

Right-click on the "Unallocated Space" entry and choose "New Partition" from the pop-up menu.

Click "Next", then select the "Primary Partition." Choose the drive letter you want to assign to your WBFS device.

Choose"Do Not Format This Partition," then click on the "Finish"button to complete the creation of partition for use with WBFS Manager.

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Alexander Gokhfeld has been writing since 2002. He has written for the monthly business publications "AutoPublish" and "MGRealty." Gokhfeld holds certification in business intelligence infrastructure development as well as a Bachelor of Science in electric engineering from Urban Trans College.