Got a second hand wii

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by psxiso, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. psxiso
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    psxiso Advanced Member

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    Mar 14, 2007
    HI

    I bought my first Wii and its second hand. The serial start with LAH128xxxxx. Im from Australia, so the Wii is PAL.

    1. How can I check if my Wii had been softmod? because i plan to softmod it.
    2. With that serial, is it high risk to softmod compare to other Wii? because I cant seem to identify my model using various Wii serial checker.

    I bought it in second hand shop with 3 month warranty.
    I want to softmod it and play game on HDD, any recommendation?

    thank you.
     
  2. Kwartel

    Kwartel The fairest in all the land

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    just softmod it. If it's been softmodded there still happen nothing
     
  3. bjorno

    bjorno GBAtemp Fan

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    On wich firmware is the wii? And wich region? (if its a korean wii, look out for sys menu update when you region change it)
     
  4. cobleman

    cobleman GBAtemp Maniac

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    Its a second run unit in oz i think Bootmii boot2 can be installed run your HackMii Installer v0.6
    with bannerbomb install HBC and bootmii and make a nand backup as soon as you have installed them that way if you do make a mistake you have a safety net
     
  5. psxiso
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    psxiso Advanced Member

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  6. vegemikee

    vegemikee GBAtemp Fan

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    most likely is gen2.
    run the hackmii installer and see if bootmii will install as boot2.
    running trucha bug restorer also has a boot2 check.
     
  7. Jacobeian

    Jacobeian GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    easiest way is to run HackMii installer (BEFORE doing anything else obviously) and check the log created on your SDCARD. If some IOS have the * mark, it means those are patched IOS and your Wii has been softmodded.
     
  8. psxiso
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    psxiso Advanced Member

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    Mar 14, 2007
    Thanks all.

    I heard update to firmware 4.2 might brick my wii, should i update to 4.1? and how?
    Or should I softmodded first then update?
     
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