modded Wii, can I do system update?

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Jul 13, 2010
  1. esoterica
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    Member esoterica GBAtemp Regular

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    So I recently decided to pick up my Wii again and noticed that there was a new system update to 4.3. I assume I can't update it without bricking my Wii? IS the update pretty significant? Otherwise I would rather not have to deal with messing around in the Wii's internal files.
     
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    It's just another 4.2-like update: it eliminates JODI homebrew channel, attempts to patch IOS bugs, and attempts to fix security holes. But if you're one of those people who MUST be on the latest everything, there's a way to rehack once you're done, but you need Brawl for SmashStack or Lego Indiana Jones for Indiana Pwns, since Bannerbomb is dead, or some other way to run homebrew like a forwarder channel to WiiXplorer/loadmii.

    My advice, don't update. Just update your IOSes with DOP IOS/Mii if you need to(for the shop/future disk games).
     
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    what ever you do, don't don't hold your breath for geohot to do anything.
    ..Yeah, I said it!
     
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    I realize everyone in this thread so far is likely a USA Wii owner, but for anyone else reading, be warned that the 4.3 update currently prevents virgin JAP and Korean wii's from being modded

    if anyone owns a JAP or KOR softmodded Wii, that is SMv4.2 or less, you can PROTECT YOURSELF from accidental 4.3 updates by:

    -install a forwarder channel (one that can load boot.dol's and boot.elf's), this can be used in place of an 'exploit' (since one doesn't exist on 4.3J and 4.3K Wii's)
    -Install cIOS249/250 (250 will survive the update) - Other cIOSs or patched IOSs may survive the update also
     
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    That's true. With a forwarder channel and a CIOS in some unused slot(like IOS 4(delete the stub) or 100 something, use something like MMM to install one), you can easily rehack.
     
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    heh heh... IOS4

    Post number 420 haha, I'll tell you all what it means when you grow up, maybe by then you won't need someone like daxtsu to hold your balls while you hack your wii
     
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    huh? what ?
     
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    George hotz...the former king turned douche bag
    b acon
     

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