Does using the Kexploit modify the Wii U's hardware/code?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Journeysl898, May 11, 2016.

  1. Journeysl898
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    Journeysl898 Member

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    I want to run OctoHax and colorizer on my wii u but I don't want to modify my consoles code really, does it change anything?
     
  2. mrjezbud

    mrjezbud GBAtemp Regular

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    It changes code slightly to exploit it and allow you to use homebrew.

    The code change is only temporary and will go back to normal when you turn off your wii u
     
  3. wolf_

    wolf_ GBAtemp Fan

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    no the kernel exploit doesn't modify the console at all
     
  4. Journeysl898
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    thanks!
     
  5. mrjezbud

    mrjezbud GBAtemp Regular

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    Slightly incorrect. The code is modified. Just its temporary
     
  6. depaul

    depaul GBAtemp Fan

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    If a permanent change was so easy then a permanent hack for the wii u would have been discovered looong ago!
     
  7. Monado_III

    Monado_III GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    No "code" is modified, just some parts of the RAM.
     
    Last edited by Monado_III, May 11, 2016
  8. mrjezbud

    mrjezbud GBAtemp Regular

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    But the modification is code. If it were not code then it would need to be a physical change such as a modchip
     
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