Bought used WiiU, need help. Please~

MetoMeto May 20, 2019.

  1. MetoMeto
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    MetoMeto GBAtemp Regular

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    Also, ATM i got no way of buying a game from eshop (technical issues). Can i still hack the WiiU without it?

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    as i said, i know nothing, im trying to understand, so im sorry if i ask multiple times. Im just trying to understand before i do anything.

    Speaking of that... if there are no hax installed than how can i run on legit games and HBL? please explain. And is apps in internal storage the only clue if i got hax or not? i mean how are you so sure there are not any?

    Im just curious at this point and trying to understand... (also im reading what you sent me)
     
  2. BaamAlex

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    If you want to use haxchi...no. A cracked vc game will brick the console. Try it tomorrow otherwise.

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    Afaik is the internal storage where you can see if haxchi or cbhc is installed.
     
  3. tswntk

    tswntk GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    installing Haxchi on a pirated DS game won't brick but it won't work either without using another exploit first. CBHC however, will certainly brick.
    You have been using the "Browser exploit" all this while.
    Haxchi and CBHC are just alternative exploit with 100% success rate while the browser exploit can be picky at times

    Start by studying https://gbatemp.net/threads/guide-community-noob-guide-to-wii-u-hacking.451297/
     
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    Thanks! so haxchi is safer than cbhc and kinda recommended for convenience over browser exploit... but they are all basically the same in terms of functionality? and haxchi being the most optimal one imo? safer than cbhc and more convinient and 100% sucsess rate over browser hack
     
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  5. EmulateLife

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    Buy an external hard drive either with a y cable or plug into the wall. Then you can have full speed Wii U games, and if you're interested you can inject Wii or Gamecube games to your main screen. It's the best way to go.
     
  6. MetoMeto
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    can i use USB flash drive? also why not installing them in system memory?

    And yes i am interested in wii and gc games!
     
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    A Usb flash drive can work, for awhile. They usually die while a real hard drive can last decades. Your choice.

    You can install to system memory but you only get 32 gb. One Wii U game can be 20 gb. So do the math.

    A 500 gb hard drive won't cost very much. Probably as much as a smaller flash drive. But I buy mine used on Ebay they're like $25. (don't know if you're in Japan or what though)
     
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  8. MetoMeto
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    You are very right! Thank you!
    I will try to find some cheap lap top hdd. I already have external hdd case and Y cable for it, i kust neeneed HDD. I can find used one at electronic store.

    Anyway, it the procedure the same as with wii wiiflow? All games on one place?
     
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  10. Missingphy

    Missingphy Pokémon Master, Console Bricker, and more...

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    as the guy above said, you can fell free to format your wii u, and your sd card. so you can hack it later
     
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  11. Zense

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    You can already dump your NAND so BEFORE anything else I would recommend doing that in case something goes wrong. Make sure to have enough space and time (it'll take quite some time but you won't regret it if something goes wrong). Download nanddumper and put it on your SD card and boot it from homebrew launcher. Follow this guide.

    After this you can feel safer about formating and starting from scratch with your WiiU.
     
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  12. BaamAlex

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    Is not the correct way to install Haxchi first, then create a Nand backup and then install CBHC as you like?
     
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  13. Zense

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    Well, normally if you had no way of running homebrew yet I would suggest that, however seeing as this WiiU has had previous owner who you don't know what have done for sure (like for example installed haxchi/cbhc and then removed it before selling it), I would make a NAND backup to start off just so in case something actually goes wrong when you format the WiiU, which seems very unlikely from what the info we have been given, all hope is not lost since he has a NAND backup letting him return to the state he had when he got the WiiU, through a hardmod naturally. Then of course, later he can choose to make a NAND backup when he has formatted the WiiU and installed Haxchi, all according to wiiu.hacks.guide
     
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  14. MetoMeto
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    I use mocha now. There was mocha on in hbl...
    Yes, j would wery much like to do wiiu NAND backup at this stage, i agree!
    But if aomething DOES go wrong after formatting, how am i to restore it since it was not hacked.

    On wii i inow that with bootmii installed is first than i backup, and if hacking or something goes wrong j can boot into bootmii...is thwre bootmii for wiiu?
     
  15. Missingphy

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    His console is unhacked, so nothing will happen if he formats it
     
  16. BaamAlex

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    I said that already. But i think he doesn't read my comments completely.

    Dude...i wrote that last night to you. There is no bootmii for the wii u.
     
  17. Zense

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    There is nothing like bootmii for WiiU like stated before.
    To restore your backup the only way is through a hardmod, as explained. This involves soldering wires directly to your WiiU and manually restore it by transfering it over. Essentially, it is something someone trained in this has to do for you, unless you know how to do it.
     
  18. MetoMeto
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    I meant aomething similar, not bootmii literally.
     
  19. EmulateLife

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    There is nothing similar.
     
  20. BaamAlex

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    There is nothing. There is a boot1 exploit. But that's not important or with other words said useful for us. The only way to restore a nand backup is (like i said) a hardmod.
     
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