fw.img confusion

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Duckling, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. Duckling
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    Hello! I've been away from the WiiU CFW scene I want to install a non-region game to my NAND/USB and I believe I need a CFW to do that and for that reason I got HAXCHI but I'm stuck as to where to go next...

    Do I need a fw.img to be able to play the nonregion game?
     
  2. iAqua

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    You don't need a fw.img, just install mocha. I have a guide in my sig.
     
  3. Duckling
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    So I can just run Mocha which will disable sigPatches allowing me to play the nonregion game?

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    Can I run Mocha from the HAXCHI HBL entrypoint?
     
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  4. iAqua

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    Yes.
     
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  5. Duckling
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    Thank you! Lastly, when I'm installing the game via 'WUP Installer y Mod' would I have to install the game while the sigPatches have been disabled or can I just install the game while sigPatches are enabled? Silly question I know
     
  6. iAqua

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    Either will work.
     
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    Aren't you able to run out of region games with just sigpatched haxchi?
     
  8. iAqua

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    I'm not sure on that one, maybe.
     
  9. Duckling
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    Before I installed HAXCHI to my system I had to remove my USB which contained Games, I am wondering if it's fine if I were to insert the USB back into the WiiU w/o issues.
    Can I do this?

    Thanks again for the help!

    -edit-

    Just tried it out and it works ;)
    Scared of getting bricked
     
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  10. Kafluke

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    Yes, you don't need Mocha at all. You can have HaxChi autolaunch into a sigpatched sysNAND. Region free too
     
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  11. Duckling
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    How do I have HaxCHi to autolaucH into a nonsigpatched sysNAND?
     
  12. Kafluke

    Kafluke GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Either hold B when booting HaxChi or change the config file on the SD to default to system menu.

    Its in the Haxchi folder on sD

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    Or better yet. Install CBHC and have it autoboot to system menu

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    Or better yet. Install CBHC and have it autoboot to system menu
     
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  13. Duckling
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    a=fw.img
    b=wiiu/apps/homebrew_launcher/homebrew_launcher.elf
    default=sysmenu

    So all I would have to do is launch Haxchi? OK

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    It didn't work when I launched Haxchi.. Just booted me into HBL

    I'm probably doing something wrong
     
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  14. Velocity

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    After changing the config file you have to install haxchi again for the changes to take effect.
     
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