Childproof WAD Manager?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by WiiPower, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. WiiPower
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    Is there a WAD Manager that only handles VC/WiiWare titles and refuses to do anything with system titles? If yes, can i please have a link? If not, any volunteers?
     
  2. kedest

    kedest GBAtemp Psycho!

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    the normal wad manager only can install and uninstall wads that are on the sd card
    so if you just put the vc/wiiware wads there, there's no risk
     
  3. iFish

    iFish Slower than a 90s modem

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    child proof you have kids?
     
  4. erikk1

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    in his basement, yes [​IMG]
     
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    How would it tell apart WiiWare/VC wads from system wads?
     
  7. WiiCrazy

    WiiCrazy Be water my friend!

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    Well it's simple, just check the title id, if high word of it is "00010001" then simply refuse to install...
    But with the volume of applications created every day I can't see any value in creating one...
     
  8. illinialex24

    illinialex24 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    It could be useful for child protection. We don't need folder support, if the ID has that make it need a password.
     
  9. WiiPower
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    My idea was to have a WAD Manager children can use themselves to install new games without the danger of damaging the system. But the check if a banner is safe is missing. So it would not be really safe, even if someone made it.
     
  10. jazvdb

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    Well they cant do anything to your Wii System if you dont have any dangerous wads right?
     
  11. iFish

    iFish Slower than a 90s modem

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    right but wiipower you are a great coder why dont you make it do check on the banners and stuff
     
  12. fauxunis

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    I've created a little PC utility for that which I've never really bothered to do an official release of. Here you go: Wadulous SFX
     
  13. nutta_nic

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    by child safe i think wiipower is just being nice (this is happening a lot latley he must've got laid!!! [​IMG] ) and means noob safe, like the fools that delete system menus and important ios's
    this is a good idea
    me thinks
     
  14. icebrg5

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    It would be nice if there was a wad manager program could read your wii system and identify the system menu it has and what ios file it uses and then refuse to uninstall that system menu wad and ios file.
     
  15. FenrirWolf

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    I think it would be better if Wad Manager would spit out a big fat warning if you try uninstalling the System Menu or its IOS, but still give you the choice if you want to do it or not. In the end you should be able to do whatever you want, but not without fair warning. =P
     
  16. illinialex24

    illinialex24 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yeah or install an IOS that deals with the system menu IOS on any version, or if you try to install a system menu wad.