D2C + firmware update

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by nibaru, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. nibaru
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    nibaru Newbie

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    Hi I don't know much about Wii chips and bricking ect... and alot of talk about it here is good but too many variables to get a clear answer for me (pal..ntsc..firmware...)
    I have a Jap Wii with a D2C chip and the wii firmware is 3.0J
    No wifi connectivity (Jap guy in the shop gave me a piece of paper in pigeon English saying something about best not to update)
    Anyway my question is if I boot from one of these new games that has the updater on them (SSB ect...possibly Mario Cart...) [backup not original]
    As long as it is a Jap game I boot from, I shouldn't have any problems with bricking?
     
  2. piepants

    piepants GBAtemp Regular

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    You won't brick the Wii if you're running Japanese games on a Japanese console, even with the D2CKey.

    If you want to run games from other regions, make sure you connect the Wii to the internet and update it manually first (safe even on a modded console). Then the worst that can happen is duplicate weather and news channels, unless you do the 15% trick or manually remove the updates and trucha sign before burning (there's guides on how to do both around the forums).

    Hope this helps. [​IMG]
     
  3. nibaru
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    nibaru Newbie

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    Great thanks
    2 follow up Qs
    1. Is there anyway an update from the same region (Jap:Jap) could stop my D2C key from working?
    2. what is a "trucha sign" ?
     
  4. epu708

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    1. so far nope
    2. trucha is a app/program to edit files in iso then sign it so that wii still can recognize it as a playable game.
     
  5. piepants

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    1. Nope, only way to stop your console working is by running an update from another country without having your console's system menu up to date already.
    2. It's a program that can modify games before you burn them. You can take out updates, make NTSC games work on PAL consoles, enable features taken out for censorship, etc etc.
     
  6. moggy666

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    Hi I have a Jap Console with D2C 3.1 Runs all NTSC Backups and with a freeloader disc it also plays PAL. However, i recently tried to go to my Wii settings and i get the following

    you tried to access the address marc:JP/JP/JPN/INDEX01.html which is currently unavailable. Pleasemake sure that the web address (URL) is correctly spelled and punctuated then try reloading the page

    Make sure your internet connection is active and check whether other applications that rely on the same conection are working

    Need help?

    Open the opera help
    Go to opera's on-line support desk



    This has happened, I think since playing Mario Carts? it still plays all my backups but i cannot access the settings screen.

    Any Help Please

    Moggy
     
  7. Aurora Wright

    Aurora Wright GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Run AnyRegion Changer and set the region to Japanese [​IMG]
     
  8. moggy666

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    Hi, where can i get the homebrew channel and how do i install it?