Downgrade from 4.2U (help me)

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Feb 21, 2010
  1. isaac2004
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    I have a wiikey on my older model wii(doesnt have the chip), i had no problem playing any backups (region or non-region) until one game (Just Dance) gave me the disc could not be read error. i thought a system upgrade would fix this.... and when i upgraded, my region free games no longer worked. i have softmodded and use neogamma to run the games, but the one game (Just Dance) does not work reliably (works sometimes, some not), so i assume there is an issue with the disk that I have been using. i know that with the proper mods, i can do whatever i want. The issue is with my girlfriend (who is used to using the modchip and running the game from the disk channel), so i am wondering if there is a way to downgrade my firmware from 4.2U so everything will go back to the way that it was. if this is possible, i would greatly appreciate help with it, as well as any other options that I might have.

    I WOULD PREFER TO USE THE MODCHIP, BUT I AM AWARE THAT HBC IS POSSIBLE.
     
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    you dont need to downgrade

    1] restore trucha to IOS36
    2] delete stubs
    3] install region free hacks via priiloader or startpatch.

    http://sites.google.com/site/completesg/

    you can also install cIOSCORP 3.6 as that old wiikey wont be able to handle some of the latest game out.
     
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    downgrading is for idiots, there is no disadvantage to having the newer sysmenu
     
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    Not to mention that downgrading past 4.0 will brick you
     
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    the whole reason to downgrade was that it worked absolutely fine before the upgrade. if i install a bunch of homebrew stuff, im forgetting the fact that i bought a wiikey and just softmodding my wii. are there any other options
     
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    there is little difference, try out cioscorp
     
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    Just softmod; the WiiKey is outdated and worth 6 bucks...
     
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    ok... well what about being able to play region free and region games through the disk channel so my girlfriend doesnt have to worry about all that
     
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    just apply the region patch
     
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    so with the region patch, i dont need to go into HBC at all? is there a way to get these apps onto the Wii HDD so i dont have to have a SD card or External HDD plugged in at all times
     
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    just run the start patch installer and select region free patch
     
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    and to answer your question, no. after patching, no USB HDD or SD card is required to be in the wii
     
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    where is the best place to get region patch
     
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