WiiFlow - an open source GUI USB-Loader

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    Hello, I combed through all the pages but I cannot find a simple answer on how to install Wiiflow for the dolphen 3.0 emulator. Can anyone please assist :) ? It is the final piece to completion of my media center, thank you! The latest revision 4.1 of wiiflow causes an automatic crash and all other versions seem to just bring up a yellow exclamation mark logo.
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    So, I managed to get the wii channel installed finally, new issue is no partitions found. No cIOS found!cIOS d2 x 249 base 56 and 250 base 57 are enough for all your games. Any ideas..?
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    Was that at all related to my query Fix94? :)
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    Nope heh, make sure you install d2x v8 or v10 and then it should work just fine. Also update to the latest homebrew channel and delete the wiiflow and apps/wiiflow folder and do a proper new 4.1 installation.
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    Okay, let me make sure I understand these steps clear.

    Install d2x v10 (through nusdownloader I assume?)

    Update to latest HBC, how do I go about doing that.. Bannerbomb?

    Installing the wiiflow by creating an SD.raw with the data on it, not launching it directly via dolphin?

    Finally, assuming I get this far- how do I get Wiiflow to find my games folder on my pc? :)

    Thanks, assuming your the one behind Wiiflow, your work is awesome i'd like to donate!
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    well, you need to install that stuff via showmiiwads or so to the nand of dolphin-emu, also I have no idea if it can even boot wii games via wiiflow, I guess at its current state not...
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    AH I see, okay that gives me something to work with. Sadly, I haven't been able to find anyone confirming that it does indeed show games. The closest i've come on my search is this video : which I can't be certain is actually real either lol.
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    If anyone to help me!!! Wiiware games is working fine with 4.02 but not with 4.1. I install Wiiflow and extract the emunand and install the wad´s in emunand. With this metod and wiiflow 4.02 i get that the wiiware games show to me and play its. Well when i install the new wiiflow and i hit the button of wiiware show to me some wiiware games mix with nand channels. What is wrong? What i do to make wiiware games work with wiiflow 4.1?
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    WiiFlow v4.1.1 Beta Mod r841 Jumbo Plus Pack The Masterpiece - PE updated:

    New Updates Since v4.1:
    * Updated WiiFlow to rev 841
    * Removed update nag screen from SNES and NES Plugins mod11 dols (Thanks Fledge68)
    * Added WiiFlow Channel Installer v1.1 by Fix94 (Thanks for this cool tool and for using my icon)
    This is an alternative method to install The WiiFlow Forwarder and the Hidden Plugin Loader Channels on both Wii and WiiU/vWii
    The default WiiFlow Forwader v14b by Fix94 is installed using this method
    You can replace the forwarder by the one provided in this pack (i.e. Clouds) or your favorite one using a Wad manager

    * Fixed Devo v160 files (Old ones were not original files - Thanks ToddofWar420 for testing & reporting )

    As usual: Full info and links HERE

    Have a nice day :)
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    Looks great- any idea how to use it with Dolphin =(


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    I only use dolphin to test channels and experiments to make sure the real wii won't brick.
    Wii and GC games can be played directly via dolphin and wads too even without installing them
    also many homebrew apps load fine. so no need for loaders. moreover SD card emulation sucks (need to make a raw file and use imgtools) and HDD emulation is still lacking if I'm not mistaken.
    :)
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    Very valid, I was just hoping I could use the magnificent Wiiflow cover display rather then the really .. antiquated dolphin launcher as a part of my xbmc extension :) . Thanks for the closure, I was unsure why people were compiling dolphin versions of Wiiflow
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    Nekoarashi, are you running a wii system menu on dolphin?
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    I think you forgot to include nmm2gci-v0.2 ;) well.. at least in your changelog, I just have the 4.1 pack. Oh and don't forget to include the mega-ultra noob pack moniker too lmao!!
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    Nope it's there. I moved it to older updates :)
    Older Updates:
    * Changed "Info" Button to "Help" Button and fixed "Go" button size/position in game installation menu
    * Added plugin partition autosave feature so that we don't need to change it when roms are on several partitions (Thanks Fledge68)
    * Language files update
    * Added "WF-Priiloader-Forwader-Loader-DWFA.dol" for priiloader in order to use WF as System Menu replacement
    * Updated D2X CIOS to v10 (rev52/53 Wii Editions)
    * Updated Carbonik Abz theme to 4.0.6+ with many bugfixes especially for 16:9 mode in all modes
    * Updated Devolution/loader to rev169
    * Faster Boot using Wii Savegame Emulation
    * Updated Uneek2o to rev 95 Beta 4 (Back on track - Thanks OverJoy)
    * Added FanArt Downloader and Creator to the pack for FanArt fans :)
    * Added WiiFlow Channel - Clouds v15 for vWii (Thanks Fix94)
    * Added Fix94's d2x cIOS Installer Mod v2.2 for vWii (Link)
    * Updated Wii64 Plugin to "Autoboot Edition" (Thanks Drexyl)
    * Added nmm2gci-v0.2-suloku and gcmm-v1.4-suloku GC savegame Tools to GC_PC_Tools.rar
    * Wiimote info in Home Menu
    * Updated DM(L) wads and bin files to v2.6 (Fixed wads)
    * Added Atari2600 and Playstation 1 Emulators (With Bios files and Disc Tools)
    * Added new plugins to Basic source_menu ini
    * Added Neek 00000008.app files in case the bin files won't work for DM, DML and QF (check Neek_app folder)
    * Added old Devolution app + loader v160 in addition to v169
    * Updated Genplus-GX to mod7 i.e. v1.7.3 and fixed the plugin inis, also added SegaCD Bios files (genplus\bios)
    * Fixed ScummVM plugin ini (Roms actually work now)
    * Added WiiSx and Wii64 saves folder if abscent saves won't work (works only on FAT(32) not NTFS)
    * Fixed loading "All Plugins" when too many exist
    * WiiU ready (vWii "Shutdown" and "Return to" fixed)
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    Basically, I just want the wiiflow front end for my dolphin to be functional
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    Hi guys,

    I'm new with WiiFlow and after checking the comparison with the backup loaders (kudos to AbdallahTerro for his links!), I would want it to be my primary backup loader from now on.

    I read a lot of things about it and although I think I read it right, you can run Wiiware games in Wiiflow too, right? I'm still in the process of learning nee2o but when I can get this to run, I no longer need others like Mighty Channels, right?

    Thanks!
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    Yes that's correct. Check the Wiki for whatever comes to your mind: WiiFlow 4 Wiki by Fledge68
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    Rev 844 mini Pack is out, same as Full pack minus the IOS, cIOS and Mios files to make it legal
    also fixed the custom titles file by adding an empty line at the beginning, 844 is almost identical to 841 with extra option for neek2o,
    check the changelog here: http://code.google.com/p/open-wiiflow-mod/source/detail?r=844
    Use Modmii to get all the prerequisite IOS and cIOS or make sure your Wii is properly softmodded

    WiiFlow 4.1.1b rev 844 The Masterpiece Mini Pack link: http://www.mediafire.com/?d8awqotivpws6qm
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