Beginner Help

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Oct 7, 2009

Beginner Help by scotto67 at 7:36 PM (819 Views / 0 Likes) 14 replies

  1. scotto67
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    Hi - first post and all.

    I am looking to play backup games via an external hard drive - mostly guitar hero, racing games and a few kids games.

    I loaded some stuff onto my Wii a while ago but it was a bit hit and miss with some games and performance was an issue with games like Need for Speed which I wanted to play in backup mode.

    From what I hear it is easier to do now and I can also play films through the Wii now easily.


    I am looking for some help on what I should do. My plan is to follow the steps in the top sticky, couple of questions though:

    Can I start form scratch even though I have some stuff already on there? I had to do the Zelda thing to get it wortking before.
    Online or Offilne - which is better?

    I have a new 2Gb SD card which I have formatted ready for use. The one is my Wii just now is just a 256.
     
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    As long as you are below 4.2 it should be easy to do what you want.
    Online is best, as well.
    Follow the top stickies.
     
  3. scotto67
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    Ok cheers
     
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    Not sure if its mentioned in those guides (don't think so), but you should look into MPlayer CE for playing video files when you're all done modding.
     
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    Isn't Geexbox better than Mplayer? [​IMG]
     
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    Ok will do.

    Bit nervous about starting from scratch. I currently have version 3.2E and have the homebrew channel - it wil lbe a very old cios and backup launcher and wad manager in the homebrew channel. Can't get into the homebrew channel just now because it's asking to update

    Do I need a gamecube controller?
     
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    No, a Wii remote should work.
     
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    Thanks for the help - been reading the NOOB guides but it is unclear if:

    I should keep the Homebrew channel AS IS (I used the twighlight hack)
    I should be updating my Wii version

    any guidance is much appreciated - got my USB drive setup with backup games and movies - just need to get the right software into my homebrew channel (via my new SD card) and I should be Ok

    Will continue to read through
     
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    Keep your homebrew channel as it is, unless the channel itself asks you to update.
    DO NOT update your Wii, do it on your current guide.
    Fist thing I recommend doing before the guide is installing cIOS rev14. (www.teknoconsolas.es/blogs/waninkoko)
     
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    Thanks - I will continue to read up and look into installing cIOS rev14 before following the guides.

    One of the main questions I have is:

    I have only performed the Twighlight hack so I do not need to do both the steps in the bannerbomb but should I install HackMii first and then move on from there?
     
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    Yes, install Hackmii and continue from there.
     
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    install bootmii & make a backup of you NAND just incase..............
     
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    Not working out as easy as that - installed Boot mi v2 - rebooting the device but it is not recognising my controller.

    I have no GC controller as a backup!

    Help!
     
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    use the power and reset buttons on the wii
     
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    legend! was trying the power button on the controller


    dont suppose you know why i cant see IOS36 at all when I try the downgrade? can see 35 and 37 ?!?
     

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