1. dvd-guy

    OP dvd-guy Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2006
    Messages:
    44
    Country:
    Apparently Preloader 0.29 no longer stores hacks in shared2. I tried the hacks remover and it never finds anything, yet the hacks are persistent. Anyone know how to remove the hacks, so I can restart the process?
     
  2. dvd-guy

    OP dvd-guy Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2006
    Messages:
    44
    Country:
  3. icebrg5

    icebrg5 GBAtemp Addict
    Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2007
    Messages:
    2,328
    Country:
    United States
    Downgrade to 3.2 again .That will wipe out preloader.Then reupdate to 4.0 and reinstall preloader.
     
  4. MrBubbles

    MrBubbles GBAtemp Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2007
    Messages:
    323
    Country:
    United States
    Protip: Make sure the original hack ini is on the root of your SD card.
     
  5. dvd-guy

    OP dvd-guy Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2006
    Messages:
    44
    Country:
    I think you guys misunderstand. I'm already on 3.2. I've loaded hacks.ini, but I'd like to delete the file from my system's NAND. It's not a matter of reinstalling the system menu, it's a matter of removing Preloader's existing hacks, so I can load different ones. Crediar hasn't really done a good job to explain the options, and his closed source release hasn't really helped much either.
     
  6. pika9323

    pika9323 GBAtemp Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2008
    Messages:
    410
    Country:
    Gambia, The
    I think the only way to be:
    Someones has to dump his nand and then install Preloader->add some hacks and dump Nand again.

    The compare the dump.
    Find the difference.

    Then use FTPii with Nand acess to delete the hacks?
    Not sure if this works
     
  7. koji2009

    koji2009 GBAtemp Maniac
    Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2009
    Messages:
    1,193
    Country:
    United States
    dvd-guy: You don't need to delete the previous hacks to install new ones. Put the NEW hacks.ini in the root of your SD card then go to the preloader menu and check the hacks. They should be updated to the new ones.

    Preloader will always overwrite the hacks in the memory with ones in your SD card.
     
  8. dvd-guy

    OP dvd-guy Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2006
    Messages:
    44
    Country:
    Why is Crediar so resistant to document his software? For all we know, it might install a backdoor to every Wii using it.
     
  9. carbonyle

    carbonyle GBAtemp Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2009
    Messages:
    360
    Country:
    Swaziland
    Ok I just bump this becuase I cannot remove hacks.ini with hacks remover.... anyone?
     
  10. MrBubbles

    MrBubbles GBAtemp Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2007
    Messages:
    323
    Country:
    United States
    If you're so set on doing it, follow the other guys advice. Downgrade to 3.2 and go from there back to 4.00
     
  11. Cue2

    Cue2 Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2009
    Messages:
    16
    Country:
    United States
    I had a similar problem. I had used the wrong hack.ini file then used a newer correct one and was wondering if the old incorrect ones are removed in the process.

    I still have problems though. I still get the disc spinning in standby and SSBB NTSC does not load on my PAL system.

    icpmattjs advice is good. reinstall 3.2 and all the ISOs are overwritten so that should remove the hacks. My question is, does simply reinstalling 3.2 cause any other problems I should be aware of.
     
  12. Hells Guardian

    Hells Guardian GBAtemp Maniac
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2008
    Messages:
    1,113
    Country:
    United States

    The reason crediar won't release his tools as open source are purely the nature of his tools. they all run very high risks of causing system bricks if modified improperly. So instead of allowing noobs and complete ass tards to do so he simply won't release his source. It's safer this way......
     
  13. techboy

    techboy GBAtemp Advanced Maniac
    Member

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2009
    Messages:
    1,720
    Country:
    United States
  14. BIG MOE

    BIG MOE ๔*๖ LORD BIG MOE ™
    Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2008
    Messages:
    1,253
    Country:
    Syria
    the best way is to reinstall system menu using cIOSDowngrader/upgrader , preloader will not exist after that [​IMG]
     
  15. dvd-guy

    OP dvd-guy Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2006
    Messages:
    44
    Country:
    You're wrong. The hacks are persistent throughout system menu installations. Try this. Load a hacks.ini, then overwrite that file with one entry missing. You'll notice that the sequence of enabled, disabled stays the same and it enables the wrong hacks chosen, since one hack is missing. Someone really needs to come up with a way to clear the hacks, as a lot of issues probably stem from this inconsistent piece of software. If Crediar simply released the source, others could easily troubleshoot the bugs.
     
  16. piratesmack

    piratesmack GBAtemp Advanced Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2009
    Messages:
    787
    Country:
    United States
    Check the link techboy posted above

    NandClean works great
     
Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...

Hide similar threads Similar threads with keywords - Preloader, Clearing, hacks