D2pro9 1.7 Utility Disc & Update Questions

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  1. Schizoanalysis
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    Hi all,

    I have a Wii with a D2pro9 chip, and I just updated the firmware of the chip with the latest 1.7 Utility Disc.

    Then I disabled all updates via the interface.

    It all worked fine, and all my backups still run, etc.


    The question I have, and I hope someone knows the answer, is...

    My Wii is on 3.4E firmware. And I can't access the Shopping Channel to download VC games because it wants me to update my firmware.

    I did turn all updates off because I am scared to break my chip (particularly the import game playing function).

    Is updating to the latest firmware OK? Or should I forget the updates, and just live with my 3.4E Wii...

    If I update, will I no longer be able to play import games, etc...?



    I am not quite sure what to do...



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    Thanks for your time!
     
  2. Krestent

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    You need the HBC if you don't want to update. Get it (look in the Wii Hacking section for guides) and use WiiSCU to update your Shop Channel
     
  3. Schizoanalysis
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    Thanks for the advice! I'll look into it.


    All the softmod stuff gives me a headache though... I'd actually prefer to solder in a modchip than softmod a Wii!
     

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