Is installing coldboot hax really dangerous or just not newbie proof?

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  1. Der_Blockbuster
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    Hello, im about to get haxchi and want to set up CBH.
    Well I've heard of several bricks, and I'm not sure if it's because people didnt follow the instruction or because of sth else.

    I've wanted to use this -> https://gbatemp.net/threads/guide-noob-guide-to-wii-u-hacking.451297/

    Tutorial but in my opinion it's because of the many methods presented a bit muddled up.
    Is there a topic which is dedicated for the install of haxchi and cbh?
     


  2. Zekamon

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    Do you mean CBHC? It's completely safe. The bricks are just user errors so it's not CBHCs fault. Just be careful and read the guide completely before doing anything yourself!
     
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    Most bricks I've seen come from people using an non-legit ds game as target. If you're going to coldboot, PAY a visit to the e-shop first (pun intended).
     
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    Alright buddy XD


    Short Question:
    What if I have for example installed the unsigned version of Super Mario 64 and buy the same game on the eShop?
     
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    You would need to remove the nonlegit ticket first, as tickets are never replaced by the official operating system
     
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    The only thing un-safe about CBHC is the possibility of a brick, and it usally is caused by not following instructions, I've been using it since fix94 released it, and it is truly awesome!!! Make a nand backup beforehand, so you are completely safe.
     
  7. Zekamon

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    Why would you do that? I never did that so just delete the unsigned, install CBHC on the signed and DON'T install the unsigned again.

    Just get a game that you don't want to play like Dr. Kawashima or something. (If you have the Wii U since DS VC came out it should be free)
     
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    I had luck that I got my Wii U like some days before DS VC launched so I never had to pay for any hacks
     
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    Yeah, i heard some people got that game for free, it was worth 7 bucks to me though!!!
     
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    It's only free if you registered a wiiu nnid before July 2014 if not you need to pay.
     
  12. Der_Blockbuster
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    Well I guess that's a good choice for me too.
    Well not If you dont bother not to repair it right?
     
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    Well I got a spare Wii U with broken HDMI im just gonna try it out yolo wait but can I use both Accounts on 2 consoles?
     
  14. Zekamon

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    Yeah CBHC doesn't do anything with your NNID so try it out!
     
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    Thats not a problem for Nintendo?
    I can install the eshop game too?
     
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    No. Only one NNID per console. If you buy on one Wii U you can only use it on second Wii U after you do a system transfer

    The guide is a noob guide. It's designed for people starting out but you can read through the flow chart and skip steps that you have already completed. The CBHC steps and section is current. You can follow that section if you already have HaxChi running.

    It's not "muddled up". It's educational. You should read through the entire thing before you follow the flow chart so you understand completely what you are doing. I could have just done a "step-by-step" like other guides but a lot of users end up bricking because they don't understand what they have.

    (Sorry, that guide is kind of "my baby". I work hard on it every day and I appreciate specific constuctive criticism and I get all bent when someone bashes on it without specific ways to make it better)
     
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    Im sorry If it wasnt that constructive or offend you, I know and appreciate the effort you are doing in this Community and the amount of work you put in to it.
    Yeah Im just used to step by step guides, and im kind of confused, because when im at step 4 and have to go the step 2 back again.
    I'll give it another shot, and read it all over.
     
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    No problem. Let me know how I can help. I want the guide to be easy to follow. Any section that needs clarifying will be fixed if you let me know
     
  19. Der_Blockbuster
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    @Kafluke Short Question: At the Picture on the beginning where it asks :
    Did you install Haxchi?
    If yes: Step 5 Method 1 Haxchi method
    If no : Step 5 Method 2 Mocha CFW

    Did you mean to ask Do you want to install Haxchi or how should I understand it.
     
  20. Zekamon

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    If you have Haxchi you should use Method 1. If you don't you are going to install it in Method 2 afaik.