Hack a 4.2 Wii

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  1. computerboy
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    I would like to post my own 4.2 guide which includes (installing BootMii, cIOSs and cMIOS).
    Yes, another 4.2 guide but this one might be easier to understand. It is intended for 4.2 virgin Wiis but it should work on a pre hacked Wii.

    Here is the link to it as well as the link to my forum which I made this weekend:
    http://www.consolehacks.co.cc/forum/viewto...hp?f=7&t=11
    http://www.consolehacks.co.cc/forum

    Please leave feedback on my forum and sign up if you like [​IMG]


    BTW I started this guide before any other 4.2 guide was released so I didn't copy anyone [​IMG]


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  2. icebrg5

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    Post the guide here.

    No one is gonna sign up to your board just to view the guide.
    Posting it here will get better results and probably a lot of hate as well.
     
  3. computerboy
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    Opps sorry it was meant to be viewable by guests. I'll fix the problem now

    EDIT: Fixed anybody can read the forum
     
  4. Danny600kill

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    yeh post it here it will be easier and you will probably get more feedback and viewers
     
  5. leemufc

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    luvin the guide
    id say the most straightforward guide on here 10/10 [​IMG]
     
  6. 0M39A

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    * nand dumps are ~540MB, not 512, hence you should mention you need at least a 1gb sd card with 540MB free to take a nand backup.

    * why are you only downgrading ios15? you should be downgrading ios15, then using ios15 to patch ios36, then restoring ios15. its not ios downgrader, its trucha bug restorer... just a personal thought.

    also, wouldnt harm to mention preloader as brick protection if you cant install bootmii as boot2.
     
  7. Omega Knight

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    Preloader wasn't made to be brick protection.
     
  8. masterdeluxe247

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    Eh, xzxero's tutorial > this imo. Not bad though.
     
  9. 0M39A

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    neither was bootmii.

    preloader still does offer basic protection, such as recovering from bannerbricks, which is better than nothing.
     
  10. xzxero

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    i think this should replace this guide

    this one is more up to date
    and the other hasn't really been updated since october 1
     
  11. computerboy
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  12. xzxero

    xzxero ♥bong milk does good for the brain♥

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    but to install waninkoko's cIOS you must have a patched IOS, which is usually IOS36 patched by TBR
    which means your guide can only be used on previously hacked wii's, not virgin wii's
    the reason the 2nd steps of TBR flipped your HBC is because your installed HBC 1.0.6 using IOS36, not IOS61
    you must install a clean IOS61 and IOS36 for it to install to IOS61.
     
  13. computerboy
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    Well when I tested it on my Wii it worked flawlessly but I'll have annother look at it once I come back from school.
     
  14. computerboy
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    EDIT: Dsi bug sorry
     
  15. xzxero

    xzxero ♥bong milk does good for the brain♥

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    yea and you going to need to patch IOS36 if you want to include preloader installation.
     
  16. tj_cool

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    another great guide, congrats [​IMG]

    Lets hope you don't get all the bad comments we got [​IMG]
     
  17. computerboy
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    I updated the guide to include restoring IOS 36 although I haven't got a Wii to test on ATM. As soon as I get home I will test it if no one else has.
     
  18. computerboy
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    Guide updated with Preloader. A guide just for Preloader will be made soon!

    Apparently some people are having DSI exceptions with TBR. If you're getting them try unplugging the Wii completely, changing SD card or formatting it.
     
  19. Dr. Hobo

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    I used this guide to help my uncle hack his wii. Worked great! I liked this guide better than the other ones available because they had a bunch of superfluous steps that they acted like were so important. This one is a straight forward, no-nonsense guide.

    One problem I had though is that under "Restoring the Trucha Bug" you wrote "5) Run Any Title Deleter MOD and select IOS 15 and press A." It doesn't work on IOS 15 (presumably because we've already restored it by that point), so IOS 36 needs to be used. I still give this guide a 10/10 though.