How to disable Wii U auto firmware update please?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by nicko, Jan 8, 2014.

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  1. nicko
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    nicko GBATemp Ha Do Ken

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    Hi,
    I'm not sure if I did it the right way so... Anyone can explain me how to disable Wii U auto firmware update please?
    Of course, I'd like to be able to play online ;)
    Thanks for your answers :yayu:
     
  2. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    The only know way is to block the nintendo ips from your router.
     
  3. c4p0

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    I have had this same question
     
  4. the_randomizer

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    Another option would be to disable all WiFi-related features if you don't care about not being able to access the eShop, etc. Other than that, no real way. Or filter the IP address from the router settings.
     
  5. nicko
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    nicko GBATemp Ha Do Ken

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    Thanks all but I'd like to still be able to play online and access Nintendo eShop...

    pasc: Do you know which are the Nintendo IPs I should block?
     
  6. Huntereb

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    What is the IP of the updater? I want to block it for my Wii U.
     
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    Why dya wanna block the updates ?
     
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    So my family doesn't get on and update it without my permission. When an update comes out, I'll come straight to here to make sure it's safe.
     
  9. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

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    Related but slightly different question, any way to turn off the WiiU's internet without completely deleting the settings in the WiiU? I don't like to have it trying to connect all the time, but also don't like having to re-enter the WPA password every time I do decide I do want to connect.
     
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    Well as theres no hacks in the wild .. who knows whats safe and what isnt.. right now it doesnt really matter.. but i guess each to their own.
     
  11. Huntereb

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    Just in case. ;)

    So anyone know the IP's, or a link to a list of 'em?
     
  12. tbgtbg

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    But it sure would suck to update, then a week or two later hear there's a new hack that requires you to have not updated. Happened to a lot of people with the original JTAG hack on 360. Only pure luck stopped me from having updated mine.
     
  13. Max128

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    I am also interested how disabled the auto update.. I found a temporary way is to disable the download manager on every boot console. This is especially since I sold my old wii so now i hacked my wii mode.

    tbgtbg: Luckily for me I had the glitch hack.
     
  14. Saturosias

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    Add or remove a character on the SSID. For instance, I change mine from "3702B" to "3702" and add the "B" back whenever I want to use the internet.
     
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    Thats only a solution for diasabling internet connection temporarily, but no solution for the auto firmware update problem. At the moment you're online and there are any updates available, they will be downloaded in the background and installed when you restart your wii u - even if your're not online then.
     
  16. Saturosias

    Saturosias Sakura-sō Resident

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    I gave a solution to the post I quoted, not to the OP. Please re-read.
     
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  17. jalaneme

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    So how do you disable the download manager then?
     
  18. JiggyEyeJoe

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    I had read the post of tbgtg, but I only want to put back in mind thats not a solution for auto update problem, so that knowbody missunderstand your tip.
     
  19. Max128

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    Go to home menu, the download management , open the settings and disable the download management..
     
  20. rypaul

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    Just so you know blocking the IP also stops The Shop and a few other things from working.
    Online gaming and friend's list are not affected
     
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