Hacking vWii on Wii u

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Ethan2, Jul 1, 2015.

  1. Ethan2

    Ethan2 Advanced Member

    Jun 26, 2015
    I am new to nintendo member, I have Wii U Europe Region, I suddenly installed latest software update of Wii U.
    I want to ask some questions If you could help me,

    1- Can I still hack vWii mod on Wii U with its latest update ???
    2- Hacking of vWii me ask me to play at least one hour of some certain games like Lego Batman, Lego Indiana Jones....
    what does it mean ??? it means if I hack my vWii I can only please these games or what ???
    3- it causes any brick ???
    4- if I did something wrong. it cause any damage to my Wii U ?? or only affect on vWii ???
    5- I need to have many SD card and HDD to hack or one SD and One HDD is enough ???
    6- hacking vWii cause any ban ????
    7- Can I play back up Wii games with hack ??? if no, why I have to hack my vWii mode while I cant play wii back ups ???

    thanks for your Answers, :)
  2. Cyan

    Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

    Global Moderator
    Oct 27, 2002
    Engine room, learning
    1. read the sticky, it contains lot of informations to know if the latest version is compatible.
    2. it means to hack the vWii, you need to be at a specific place in the game. you need to have played that game and create a savegame before attempting to hack the vWii. If you never played/created a savegame, you can't install the hack. There are hacks that don't need to create savegame first (Smash Bros brawl hack for example)
    3. yes, if you don't read the sticky and follow the instructions it can brick vWii.
    4. yes, if you don't read the sticky and follow the instructions it also affects WiiU.
    5. one SD is enough (no HDD needed to hack). Once hacked, it depend what you want to do with it (SD or HDD, and their size or number depends only on your intention. If you want ALLLLL existing Wii and gamecube games, you can have ONE 4TB HDD or 40 small 100GB HDDs and 800 SD cards of 1GB.....)
    6. no
    7. yes, from vWii, like on Wii.

    Again, first start reading all the stickies. They contains lot of informations.
    especially this one :

    1. situation and possibilities : https://gbatemp.net/threads/hacking-the-wiiu-a-simple-progress-guide.338900/
    2. safe or not : https://gbatemp.net/threads/basic-dos-and-do-nots-of-vwii-modding.339337/
    3. mini recap? : https://gbatemp.net/threads/beginne...ame-backups-and-homebrews-on-wiiu-vwii.388448

    then when you are confident you can hack it, go to the FAQ section and you will find two tutorial :
    - Complete (HBC and cIOS) : https://gbatemp.net/threads/full-vwii-softmod.339899/
    - cIOS only (if HBC already installed) : https://gbatemp.net/threads/simple-guide-to-install-cios-on-vwii-backup-nand-and-keys.339890/
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