Making wii faster

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Tonitonichopchop, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. Tonitonichopchop
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    Tonitonichopchop GBAtemp Maniac

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    My wii has been really slow as of late, and I want to reset everything so it's as if I bought it new. The only thing I want saved our my save files. How can I do this?
     
  2. Coto

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    The only thing I have in mind (which I did) is to use Comex NAND formatter and install a clean SM 4.2 wad file and start everything from the scratch.

    You´ll need boot1 bug (bootmii@boot2) enabled. Because you COMPLETELY WIPE your nand chip.
     
  3. Presto99

    Presto99 You slammin, bro?

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    just click (Wii) at the bottom-left of the Wii Menu, and...I forgot. But from there it should be pretty simple to navigate to the Wii save file manager. You can copy most of your saves to an SD card, (which you can copy back to the Wii after it is formatted) but the ones that you can't copy, you will need to use a Save File Manager through the homebrew channel, like Save Game Manager GX.
     
  4. Donkey Plonk

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    I wouldn't personally advise that. Too much potential for disaster, especially if the question needed asking in the first place. (No offence)
    It'd be safer getting a genuine copy of lego indiana jones and just doing a system update over wifi then rehacking it with the basics.
     
  5. Riley

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    Use Savegame Manager GX from the start if you want to backup saves. It can download all the saves onto your sd card at once vs doing it 1 by 1.
     
  6. Shano56

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    or use bootmini.dol if you have bootmii/boot2 ^^
     
  7. Coto

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    No worries, as a personal preference, I know it´s the best way to start everything from the scratch, but a bit tricky.

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  8. Magsor

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    Just a twich don't worry. Anyways you should just use modmii and rehack it as it was a virgin. Follow the guide and it will put your wii with latest official update and cios. And THEN if youre not satified (If you have bootmii @ boot2 ) use anytitle deleter and delete whatever you feel is clogging your wii.
     
  9. siliconmessiah

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    Just curious, why is your wii becoming slow? Installed too many apps? How does this "slowness" show actually?
     
  10. Ato Puro

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    When I read the topic title, I thought we were going to overclock the Wii...
     
  11. siliconmessiah

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    [​IMG]
     
  12. Tonitonichopchop
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    Must have been. I had a delay time when loading the system menu that was a lot more noticeable that on a unhacked fresh wii. I saved my... saves and formatted it. That seems to have done the trick.
     
  13. Jamstruth

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    Do you have a clean NAND dump from before you started hacking? In which case you can just bring up bootmii and do a NAND restore (I'm sure it has that facility). If you don't the only way to do it is what has been mentioned before. There's always anytitledeleter but that leaves traces.

    Edit: I know its impossible to have an entirely clean NAND dump if you did it with bootmii but one with just HBC is as good as virgin if you're not sending into the big N
     
  14. Skater4599

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    Just thought I'd chime in here... My wii had really slowed down as well. I ended up later on removing alot of the custom (Not Nintendo made) channels i had i no longer needed and it sped up significantly

    One more interesting thing i noticed is when doing Bootmii backups, it shows all the blocks in order whats written to and what not, I noticed overtime that seems to be very fragmented now and bootmii restores every section to its exact location. So it made me curious, is it even possible that fragmentation could be a cause of slow downs on wii's nand? and would comex's nand formatter and reinstall fresh fix the issue (as dangerous as it is)?
     
  15. siliconmessiah

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    You have some interesting points for sure. How many channels did you have installed?
     
  16. Skater4599

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    Around 10~ took it down to about 6 now
     
  17. sunnytimes

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    my wii had tons of stuff installed on it and was really slow , i didn't need any of it so i just formatted from the wii settings menu back to nothing and its much faster now.

    wii is now a nice extra netflix enabled device :]
     
  18. troy512

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    it is priiloader slowing the wii startup

    reinstall your system menu then reinstall priiloader
     
  19. siliconmessiah

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    Did you have to re-do the modding after formatting, reinstall HBC?
     
  20. siliconmessiah

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    Could you please explain in what way priiloader is slowing the wii startup?