Is Starfall important???

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  1. another_waster
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    I currently have my wii working on homebrew at 3.1e

    I dont have my wi-fi set up but I hear that when I do some games will force me to update and delete homebrew? And only starfall will protect this?

    Is this true, I mean if I just turned on the wi-fi when Im gonna go online and not leave it on all the time would I be safe?

    I kinda wana update to 3.2e to put it on but it seems like a bit of risk for maybe no reason...

    Whats peoples thoughts?

    Thanks!
     


  2. wolffangalchemist

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    starfall is a good thing to have for blocking updates on soft mod or hard mod, i recommend it.
    remember this though don't do the disc update but you still can't play the games than need extra ios('s) till you install the ios('s) it required by the game through wad manager.
     
  3. bowser

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    Right now the latest firmware is 3.4E. Updating through wi-fi will install 3.4 and delete all your homebrew. Downgrading back to 3.2 is risky if you don't know what you are doing. You can update to 3.2E through a game that has it. Then install starfall because it protects you from further updates through games. Starfall does not protect you from updates through wi-fi. So make sure you keep your wi-fi off.
     
  4. another_waster
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    Is there a list of games that try and update the Wii anywhere?

    Thanks!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Zalda

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    yeah, which game has the 3.2E update?

    any instructions on how to install starfall apart from the wiibrew instructions?
     
  6. another_waster
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    Which game has this magical update [​IMG]
     
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    No idea. I am also looking for a game that has the 3.2J update. [​IMG]
     
  8. scooochie4

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    You can update to 3.2 using any region changer (wifi connection required)
     
  9. another_waster
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    Is that safer than the "downgrader" tool? Would still prefer to do it from a game if possible, sounds a lot safer!
     
  10. thawkins1

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    You can have your wi-fi on...If it asks you to update just don't accept it simple as that.
     
  11. bowser

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    Nope, that's also pretty risky. In fact, I think it's even riskier. It's best to update from a game.
     
  12. bowser

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    I thought Nintendo changed the EULA to allow them to update without asking first from firmware 3.4 onwards. Is that right?
     
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    [​IMG]
     
  14. thawkins1

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    He is on 3.1E and wants to go to 3.2E [​IMG]
     
  15. bowser

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    Oh yeah, I forgot about that... [​IMG]
     
  16. Raziel5000

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    just turn Standby mode off to avoid anything happening in your sleep. that will keep you wii cool when you aren't using it too. i noticed when i left my wii on standby if would get Hawt (hot)!
     
  17. George290506

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    As they advise me to install it, I advise you to do so.
     
  18. screamq3

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    i would also like to install starfall on my brothers wii, its on 3.1e at the moment with backup launcher and other homebrew stuff, would it be safe to use any region changer on that to update it? ive only used it to downgrade a 3.3e wii to 3.2 to install starfall, just wondering thats all thanks
     
  19. ComplicatioN

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    Starfall is a great help for the people who have bad knowledge in the wii scene
    the only great functions are update blocker and recovery
     
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    Does region free GC games even work?