Installing Virtual Console Games - Problems

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by scotty6kids, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. scotty6kids
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    Hi,

    I have managed to download some virtual console games which I have copied to a directory called wad with is on the root on my memory, using the WAD manager I have installed these games and they are now on their own channels on the Wii Home Screen.

    The problem I have is that they dont work, when I try and load them I get an error telling me that I cant access the channel. (or something like that)

    is this is common issue and is there a pretty easy fix for it? my Wii is loaded with the gamma loader + 002 fix.

    Hopefully someone can advise.

    Thanks

    Scott

    Oh - dont know if it matters but my Wii is a PAL version and I have the system 4 software on it and it works with backup disks.
     
  2. skawo96

    skawo96 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Are the channels from your region? Are you trying to boot them from SD card menu?
     
  3. personager

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    You usually get that message if the WADs are not from your own region
     
  4. scotty6kids
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    Hi, they are a mixture of PAL and NTSC games, they have all installed OK. The only way that I know how to boot this is by installing then and then clicking on the channel with the game I want to play. Is there anyone way that I should be doing?
     
  5. personager

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    That's the only way, as far as I know
     
  6. kedest

    kedest GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Several options:
    - Make the wads regionfree on PC and install again
    - Install preloader and enable the 'regionfree channels' hack
    - Launch channels through Gecko OS
     
  7. scotty6kids
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    what would be the best? bearing in mind that I am not overly confident in my wii hacking ability.

    I have just trying to find some details of Gecko and I cant, what is it?

    also the way I have found to make wads region free is using a program called "freemywads" and this says that it does not work with system 4 or SNES / Genesis / Megadrive games.

    Mega confused now.
     
  8. kedest

    kedest GBAtemp Psycho!

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    If you don't want to mess around too much and want to keep it easy, Gecko OS is the way to go
    It's a homebrew application you run from HBC. And from that application, you then launch the channel
    Get it here http://www.wiibrew.org/wiki/Gecko_os