Just HBC with some Emus

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Ultralex, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. Ultralex

    Ultralex GBAtemp Fan

    Mar 18, 2009
    Gambia, The
    Is it safe if I just have the HBC installed,because I just want to use some emulators and not any of these system menu modifying tools.
    so do i need preloader and bootmii?
  2. beegee7730

    beegee7730 ITS PAAFEKUTO!

    Mar 31, 2009
    You don't need them, but Bootmii is recommended always
  3. Reboot

    Reboot GBAtemp Regular

    May 28, 2009
    United States
    and if you plan on playing any backups ever, you should really install preloader so that you don't brick your wii (or some one playing it) by accidentally updating from a game...
  4. TRushInfo

    TRushInfo Banned

    Jun 13, 2009
    United States
    why would anyone not at least use bootmii, homebrew emus or not dont u want a nand backup in case something happens? homerbrew chan can run many apps that culd brick you, even if u think its an emu, some a-hole might make a sysmenu deleter .dol or something. i trust no one, so I use preloader and bootmii. whats worse, a 10 second install, or saying, "DAMn i wish i had bootmii"
  5. technosexual

    technosexual Member

    Dec 1, 2008
    United States
    there is no 'need'. but if you can install bootmii as boot2 you might as well just in case.

    you can always install it and set it to be almost fully transparent. then if you ever need it itll be there
  6. supagusti

    supagusti GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 2, 2008
    You "NEED" it, if you install or delete something that causes a brick.
    It's like an insurance - better you don't need it, but it's nice to have.
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