Back in 08 I had a hardmodded and softmodded wii with the HomeBrew Channel emulator channels and all sorts of cool stuff. I left the wii home as I went off to college, quit college, moved out of state, moved back, got married and proceeded on with life. I visited my folks not long ago, and sure enough they still had my old wii! I asked if they'd mind me taking it with me, but apparently its still getting used by my mother for wiifit (all that potential, wasted haha). Anyway, I bought her a replacement wii to suit her purposes, and as soon as it comes in the mail, I'll have my old masterpiece back! I have a number of questions though, but not sure how to ask them. I remember the system could not be updated through Nintendo due to the IOSs I had installed. AFAIK, my mom never updated the system, so I should be good there. I imagine many of those IOSs are obsolete or need to be updated. Is there an app that will tell me what's installed? For the life of me, I can't remember the name of the mod chip I had in it. Aside from locating the special screw driver and disassembling the system, is there a way I can find out what sort of chip is in it? My goal is to get my system as updated as possible without losing functionality. I would just start from scratch with the other wii I just bought on ebay but I remember my mod chip needed a very specific board chip to be compatible, so I'd rather just keep with my original system. I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess the zelda horse name hack isn't used anymore? haha If anyone can help get me going I'd very much appreciate it. I'm not a noob, but I'm not an expert anymore either haha. Ask me anything you need to help me figure out the state of my wii. I'll do my best to remember or find out what I can. I do have a fold in a back up of my desktop from that time that has all sorts of IOSs and hacking files I had used or planned to use at one time before.