Dumping the Internet Channel?

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  1. drfsupercenter
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    Hi,

    One of my friends just bought a Wii. He doesn't have a credit card, and really doesn't want to pay $20 to get a Wii Points card just so he can download the Internet Channel.
    So I told him I could help him install it from a .wad.

    But the problem is, I can't find a US-NTSC .wad anywhere. All the ones floating around are PAL. And I know we're not supposed to ask for .wad files here, so I won't.

    But somebody told me I could also dump my Wii's memory, and then decrypt the Internet Channel from mine, then use that to install it on my friend's. I have no idea what that involves. Is there a guide to that somewhere? Because I'd be willing to do it, I just need the tools to dump and decrypt it from my Wii, and then to install it on another one.
     
  2. icefireicefire

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    FreeTheWADs will also work. Be sure to get him to give you $5 and you buy it again [​IMG].
     
  3. Diffusion

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    You can use Waninkoko's FS Dumper, then use Trentfox's packer.
     
  4. rommy667

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    Down the road around the corner
    The usa version is def harder to find but it is out their ive seen it........
     
  5. mynoud

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    *Cough* If you use Google and smart keywords, you can find it in 5 seconds like I did, 35.7 MB.
     
  6. drfsupercenter
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    LOL. I never bought it to begin with. I've had my Wii for a year and half now... remember, the Internet channel used to be free! (I still have the "Trial version" backed up on my SD card for kicks)

    I'll use the FS dumper... how will I know which channel is the Internet Channel?
     
  7. djtaz

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    some people have both us and euro version , but since its illegal to post the links , these people wouldnt be allowed , but may be may be able to find another way if you asked these people nicely.
     
  8. Diffusion

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    If you use Trentfox's Wad Packer it'll find it and display the name, then you can pack it easily.

    Title ID is
    Hex: 48414445
    ASCII: HADE
     
  9. bebs

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    hi !
    sir djtaz, may i have some clues?
    PM me please, want the same as drfsupercenter.

    i'm like a fly over shit, when it smells well, i'm not very far away! lol

    thanks!
     
  10. drfsupercenter
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    Hmm, I would PM some people about it... but I like adventure... I'll try Trent Fox's thing first [​IMG]
     
  11. bebs

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    yay!
    thanks
     
  12. drfsupercenter
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    Cool, I got it to work... 35.7MB.

    So I take it that's a success?
     
  13. bebs

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    i think, it's near 37mo on the web
    but, i don t trust them,don t want to brick
     
  14. drfsupercenter
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    Well, mynoud said the one he got was 35.7MB, that's the same size as the one I made.

    So I think it's fine.

    Now, my favorites and stuff... that's stored in the save game data, not in the actual program data, right? Of course, my friend probably wouldn't mind having some 20 pre-made bookmarks LOL
     
  15. bebs

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    what's up man?
    have you managed to get it work?
     
  16. elfsander

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    You can also buy it for him as a gift and ask him to pay you $5 [​IMG]
     
  17. drfsupercenter
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    LOL.

    I'll pass on that... I successfully made a .wad. I haven't gone over to his house yet to install it but I'm assuming it'll work. (Now, getting HBC on a new Wii with new IOS, that might be a problem... I'll take my downgrading guide with me)
     
  18. bebs

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    can test it for you if you want.
    PM me.