hacking the wii u

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Xillia, Dec 23, 2015.

  1. Xillia
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    I have a wii u that is on 4.2.0 u
    I never used it, but my brother played with it long time ago. Should I update it or something?

    I would like to know if it's possible to JB/hack it just like with the 3DS and PS3 in order to play roms from an sd card. If so, how can I do that?
    I see many threads and I don't know which to fallow.
     
  2. DarkFlare69

    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    no, block updates and use a disc to update to 5.3.2
     
  3. EmceeKerser

    EmceeKerser GBAtemp Maniac

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    The fuckin' Blue Mountains brah
  4. Net-KILLER

    Net-KILLER computer says no

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    Block updates and stay where you are.
    If you aren't using it anyway you can wait a month or two and see what the future brings.
     
    Last edited by Net-KILLER, Dec 23, 2015
  5. Xillia
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    I can't believe it! it just forced me into updating and I couldn't stop it and it's on 5.5.0 u now :/ :/
    How bad is that?
     
  6. wiewcw

    wiewcw GBAtemp Regular

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    Not bad, on 24th all wishes comes true - IOSU exploit will be revealed...
     
  7. DarkFlare69

    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    That's terrible! You should have blocked updates!

    But you're not totally screwed, there's an iosu sploit coming soon
     
  8. PR0r

    PR0r GBAtemp Regular

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    Did I miss this announcement? Since when was the 24th stated as being the release date? Exciting times ahead either way!
     
  9. wiewcw

    wiewcw GBAtemp Regular

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    Look at the Hykem last post :) Yes it is very exciting :)
     
  10. Marionumber1

    Marionumber1 GBAtemp Maniac

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    There is a difference between intended release date and promised release date...just want to make that clear, since most people on this forum don't seem to be able to tell the difference.
     
  11. Xillia
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    I tried to turn it off but this is the first time I use the wii u I didn't know how and it wasnt possible to turn off, it said that the gamepad was updating, then when I went to the system information it stands 5.5.0 u there.
     
    Last edited by Xillia, Dec 23, 2015
  12. Chuardo

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    People, he said that the liked the idea of releasing it on Christmas as a surprise, but something as big as an IOSU Exploit need a lot of work, don't get upset or mad with anyone if it doesn't get published on Holidays or something like that. Just be patient and don't get way too hyped for your own good.

    I already can see the comments if this gets delayed "You said that we would have it on Christmas!!!!11" "OMG What a troll he probably doesn't even have anything lol" "This is a scam" "Go to hell please" "Will you ask for Money?!"
     
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  13. kprovost7314

    kprovost7314 GBAtemp's Official Bara Master

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    In that bara manga ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
    Now I'm wondering if I should update from 5.4.0 to 5.5.0. :unsure::unsure:
     
  14. henn64

    henn64 I don't know what I'm doing with my life.

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    NO.
    FFS
     
  15. Chuardo

    Chuardo GBAtemp Fan

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    Never, it's 23rd of December, will you update right now?
    If I were you, I wouldn't wait this much just for update to 5.5.0 right now, it's so close, maybe on Holidays or maybe not, but the new Exploit it's really close anyway.
    Lower FW is always better, remember that, you can only go Forward at least for now, never backwards, just like a shark.
     
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  16. kprovost7314

    kprovost7314 GBAtemp's Official Bara Master

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    In that bara manga ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
    I just haven't heard any news on any exploit for 5.4.0.
     
  17. henn64

    henn64 I don't know what I'm doing with my life.

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    ...
    What?
    "- The exploit being used works from 2.0.0 up to 5.5.0, but it obviously needs to be ported for each firmware;"
     
    Last edited by henn64, Dec 23, 2015
  18. Chuardo

    Chuardo GBAtemp Fan

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    The IOSU Exploit made by Hykem will be going to be compatible with Firmwares from 2.0.0 to 5.5.0, that obviously includes 5.4.0.
     
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  19. kprovost7314

    kprovost7314 GBAtemp's Official Bara Master

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    In that bara manga ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
    That's the point. How long will it take to port each firmware version?
     
  20. henn64

    henn64 I don't know what I'm doing with my life.

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    I sense an inconsistency.
    The length of time is up to Hykem and whether or not everything will be out at once.
     
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