4.2U Upgrade

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Nov 19, 2009

4.2U Upgrade by spritefreak at 3:45 PM (2,620 Views / 0 Likes) 19 replies

  1. spritefreak
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    I have been asking for some time and nobody has given me a straight answer. I just want to know if 4.2U is ok to upgrade to? I am currently at 4.1U and I just want confirmation that 4.2U is not going to limit me from doing something!
     
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    I'm on 4.2 and can do everything I could on all previous menu versions, with one exception my retail action replay GC disc doesn't work, my backup does though.

    Here is a good guide for getting to 4.2
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=171901
     
  3. G0dLiKe

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    and the regionfree hacks arent working on 4.2 AFAIK.
     
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    What are region free hacks? I currently don't play GC games, and don't intend on doing so. Can you explain what you mean by region free hacks?
     
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    Can somebody please explain to me what is meant by "region free hacks"?
     
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    yes it is ok to uprade to system menu 4.2 if you follow the directions on the guide form the link above and region free hacks, allow you to play any game or channel out of region say your us you could then play games form korea or japn ntsc J or pal stuff i hope you understand

    or this link http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=171901
     
  7. G0dLiKe

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    Yes, regionfree hack is intended to play, as stated above, VC games and channels, WiiWare from another region, but most important would be the regionfree Wii games/ discs hack which is still not availiable AFAIK, this will allow you to play all games through disc channel in combination with cIOSCORP.
     
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    I thought that is what region free meant. A follow-up question on that....

    I currently have PAL and NTSC backup discs that I play through NeoGamma. If I upgrade to 4.2U, correct me if I am wrong, but I will no longer be able to play the PAL games via backup discs? Does that also apply to playing PAL games through a USB loader?
     
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    you'll still be able to play your PAL via a backup loader

    just not through the disc channel.

    USB loaders can play just about any game
     
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    Ok...another clarification...when you say disc channel are you referring to the actual channel?

    Playing Region Free games:
    Disc Channel.....NO
    BackUp Loader...YES
    USB Loader...YES

    Since I play all games currently through a backup loader and am looking to switch to a USB loader, then the region free hack that I lose by upgrading to 4.2U is a moot point....correct?
     
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    right
    it only affect cIOSOCORP and modchip users

    wont affect you really
     
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    xzxzero....First of all thanks for your help in answering these questions. I have been trying to figure out what I should do. I think I am going to proceed with the update, and use your guide as it looks fairly simple and well written.

    ONe last questions I have about the update is this "003 error" that I have seen discussed. With the update, I understand that is basically removes HBC and disables Preloader .29, but I image that is the purpose of going to HBC JODI and Priiloader. Is this 003 error still occuring and what is it exactly?
     
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    033 error occurs only on korean wii's
     
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    Excellent....thanks again!

    Besides Bootmii and Priiloader and a NAND backup, is there anything else I should have to protect my Wii from bricking?
     
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    no, thats enough
     
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    haha dude omg... hahah

    ummm sprite dude do some research like try google or wiibrew.
     
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    What are you laughing with?
    You know some other must have brick protection tools? [​IMG]
     
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    so far the most commonly used are priiloader and bootmii, well theres FS Toolbox but thats some work.
     
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    WitoRIT92...don't know what's so funny! I was asking a simple question to ensure there was not something I missed.

    tj_cool...I am using xzxzero's 4.2U update guide and he talks about an optional system menu hack. Can you explain what that is? Below is the link to the guide. Also, am I correct in saying that Preloader .30 doesn't work with HBC Jodi and I need to use Priiloader?

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?act=ST&f=108&t=171901
     
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    i apologize for laughing i was having a bad day.
     

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