how can you see if a wii is soft-or hard- modded?

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  1. appeltje_eitje
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    Today i found a wii and took it home to see if it's working, it works and there is usb loader installed, so i tried my hdd on it but when i push the usb loader, the screen just freezes and nothing works then.. So i wonder how can i find out or the wii is modded ?
     
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    pretty sure there is no hard mod method for the wii seeing the system has multiple exploits for the latest firmware the reason the loader is crashing is either because the previous owner never installed CIOS or your drive is not formatted correctly
     
  3. Cyan

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    My Wii has both.
    I soldered a modchip when it was released, then later I softmodded it when the modchip wasn't useful anymore.
    I didn't unsolder it, it's just there, unused. so, it has both.

    the hardmod is mostly use to play burned discs or other region, and the softmod to play iso from an external storage.
    of course, some softmod could play burned disc too, it would be easy to check such mod without opening the console. It would be harder to check if you have a hardmod without opening the console as it requires removing all softmod and see if burned discs or other region still work.


    First, to see if it's softmoded ... it has HBC so it is.
    Then, if you want to know which other soft modification you have, you can run syscheck (see the tutorial in my signature) and post the result here.
     
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    Thanks for your answer, there is no hbc on the wii, the 2gb sd cart has maps apps, config, images, private, wad end on the root there is boot.elf. installer and ios38-64-v3610.wad..

    In map apps i find maps with cIOS38_rev14-installer and Dop-Ios MOD and Hermes_cIOS_installer and Neogamma and usbloader_gx and WAD-manager_v1.4

    In map config i find GXGameFavorites.cfg and GXGlobal.cfg

    In map wad i find NeoGammaR7.wad and USB Loader GX-UNEO_Forwarder.wad and USB_Loader_GX-ULNR-r688.wad

    Don't know if it's any helpful information?
     
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    here is my syscheck:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    I suggest running ModMii and treating your Wii as if it is virgin.

    That will resoftmod the Wii and install all the needed cIOS/loaders you need.

    Edit: Modchips are pratically dead.
    Sundrivers are replacement ODDE's for the Wii's DVD drive but I doubt you have one of those in it.
     
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    where do i find modmii? And how do i install it?
     
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    ModMii is a PC application made by XFlak.
    It basically is a all in one tool to softmod Wii's.
    It has a simple to understand GUI if I'm not mistaken.
     
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    My laptop blocks it it will not install
     
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    Disable your antivirus.
    Try a Windows Virtual box.
     
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    I try putting all security off but it keeps beeing blocked, windows virtual box is new for me.. Don't know how to do that

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    It works now, but I don't have any of the games, can i do it without the games?
     
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    Eh, yes.
    if you have HBC on it, you can.
    Otherwise you can try Letterbomb if it's still active.
     
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    It's running so far so good..
     
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    Thanks it works..
     
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