Manually Update Wii?

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by Steveiwonder, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. Steveiwonder
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    Steveiwonder Newbie

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    Hello All,

    I'm new here, so please forgive me if im posting in the wrong place.

    I need to be able to manually update my Wii to the latest available firmware, i'm getting Error 32017: When i phoned Nintendo they just said "It's a timing issue between your Wii and routter, you will need to increase your 'TCP Timeout Value' to 5mins +."

    For me this would indicate that their servers are totally pants and for a TCP connection to have to wait 5 mins before being accepted is stupid. Anyway, my router has a default of 5mins so this clearly wasn't the issue. I phoned them back and they then proceeded to tell me there is nothing they can do and its down my ISP/Kit but could not and would not tell me why?what? or how? this was the problem.

    Is it possible to manually download the firmware onto the 1gb SD hard i have and then update it? or am i wasting my time. I don't want any kind of hack just a update. Unless i have to hack it to update it ?

    Appreciate any help with this.

    Thanks in advance - Stevo
     
  2. xzxero

    xzxero ♥bong milk does good for the brain♥

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    you would have to run bannerbomb or something similar to manually update it.

    do the first part of my guide
     
  3. Steveiwonder
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    Steveiwonder Newbie

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    Thanks for the reply,

    So there is no easy simple way just to upgrade the firmware? or even a fix for the Error 32017 - Its really frustrating how Nintedo provide no suport for something clearly wrong with the server's their end.
     
  4. Vague Rant

    Vague Rant Deceptively cute

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    A whole bunch of games come with updates right there on the disc. If you really don't want to hack your Wii you can buy/rent/borrow/etc. some game with a newer firmware, but don't ask me which game/s as I don't follow that stuff at all.
     
  5. Steveiwonder
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    Oh really? thats good news.

    The reason i need to update it is to play a new game. So if a game news a newer version of the firmware it will have it on the disc?
     
  6. tj_cool

    tj_cool Site dev

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    Games usually have whatever they need to run on the disc itself, yes.
     
  7. dn_angel000

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    I hear Metroid Other M has SM 4.3 Rent that!