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Where can I find a tutorial about extracting roms from .wad files? xD
 

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Sadly no. How would I get the games onto my SD card? I tried going to the channel menu and putting the game onto it, then putting it into my computer, but it shows up as a .app and not a wad.
 

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Search "How to dump .wad files" in Google. xD
 

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From the same places where instructions are available for turning roms into wad files.
Dump the filesystem to an sd card with apps like fs dumper, and dig in WII_FS/TITLE/00010001/4A414D4D/CONTENT and open 00000000.APP or 00000007.APP with a textpad to see which game is witch. Despite the firmware updates, I doubt the methods changed much.
 

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Thanks! :D
BTW, do you know that some Spain men collabored in the Wii scene? xD
 

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Perfectly legal.
Once extracted from their container, the files are even in regular ROM format and play in emulators without any edits needed. Once you have a VC game bought, you basically obtained the right to it.
It's an interesting way to turn a ROM collection legal, especially as physical ripping is unnecessary, yet you remain entitled to a backup.

An old guide was posted at 1emu
Nintendo Wii Virtual Console games just ROMS and HTML files? - 1Emulation.Com
 

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So I copied a VC channel to my SD card and put it into my computer. The first time I got a .bak and a .dat file, as well as a zipped file which started an endless loop of zipped files. The second time I got different folder names and only the zipped file. Which too-straightforward-to-be-correct function was incorrect?
 
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