Blocking system updates on hotel/hospital wifi?

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  1. jrum178
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    Brought the Wii U to the hospital for my girlfriend. The internet connection won't work with the same tubehax info I use at home... Is there any way to make sure my system doesn't go to 5.5.5 in the next few days?
     
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    Use opendns to block the updates
     
  3. TotalInsanity4

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    Use TubeHaxx DNS, especially on public WiFi
     
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    the tubehax configuration that I had working at the house does not work at the hospital. It won't allow connection with the tubehax dns, but I can connect with auto-obtain. That's why I'm trying to find a good alternative or figuring out why it's not working there. Of course I have no router access.

    Will system updates still download if I change the downloading status to "pause"?
     
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    Oh boy that's an issue. Um. Do you have a laptop with you? If you do use the CCProxy method, because you won't be able to use OpenDNS either if the hospital is blocking use of DNS servers
     
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    No, all I have available is an android phone... I guess we will just have to use the PS3 I also brought
     
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    Sorry to hear that :T You could also play the Wii U offline, unless you're wanting to play Super Mario Maker or Splatoon or something
     
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    What's wrong with your girlfriend?
     
  9. pedro702

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    cant you make an hotspot with your phone?
     
  10. Garou

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    How about use your Android phone to make a hotspot, and block the URL by modifying in /system/etc/hosts (if your phone is rooted)
     
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    We just had our 2nd child and she was wanting to play Mario Kart on the Wii U. We actually own that game :P
    I agree that the android hotspot would've been a good idea. We are out of the hospital now, but maybe this will help someone else who has a similar situation. Thanks for all the replies.
     
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