Bought a Wii from New Egg last month

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Rankine, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. Rankine
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    Hey, I just bought a Wii last month and recently found out about hacking it. I was reading through topics and have read that my Wii may not be able to do things other Wiis can, though I don't know know what specifically. Can someone inform me on what is possible to do on my Wii and what isn't?
     


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    What is your firmware version?
     
  4. Rankine
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    It's 4.2U. And after checking the serial number, I believe it works out to be 75% chance of having a D3-2 drive.
     
  5. linuxares

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    But you can still use USB loaders or USB-DVD drives
     
  6. Rankine
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    I plan to use USB Loaders.

    I guess the only downside is not running burnt GameCube games and not having bootmii as boot2?
     
  7. xzxero

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    yes but not having bootmii as boot2 is kind of a big deal.

    without it, you wii is always open to bricks.

    but those dont happen unless you fail [​IMG]
     
  8. Rankine
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    Okay. I'm on 4.2 (pure, clean 4.2) and just finished installing the HBC (bannerbomb hack). Am I right in saying that I should delete the stubs for 249 and 250 (with DOP-Mii), and then use Wani's cIOS installer and use the default as a base?

    Goal: To run a USB loader.
     
  9. Krestent

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    You also need to trucha-patch an IOS (preferably IOS36)
     
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    Ah darn. I can do that via DOP-Mii, right?
     
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    Yes, you can Trucha Patch most all IOS with DOP-Mii [​IMG]

    Especially IOS36.
     
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    Is this needed if all the OP needs to do is run a USB Loader ?
     
  13. C.S.I.

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    Normally IOS36 is the very First IOS you Trucha Patch.

    Before you even install Custom IOS's, like 222/3 or 249/250.

    But the USB loaders use the Custom IOS's above.

    We also seem to patch IOS70 (for Sys 4.2), dont know why though... when we already have IOS36 patched.
     
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    So you can launch fakesigned Wiiware/VC from the SD Card Menu
     
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    You can use USB-DVD drives?! [​IMG]
    HOW?
     
  16. Riicky

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    Uloader
     
  17. linuxares

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    As Riicky said. But you need Hermes cIOS rev4 or rev5 [​IMG]
     
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    Fucking A! One more question, can Uloader play GC backups? (using a usb-dvd drive). *crossesfingers*

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  19. linuxares

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    Not what I know off. Most likely not since cMIOS must be used.
     
  20. mattjd

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    WODE will let you USB load Wii/GC games from USB and 100% compatibility. But at a price though.