nephew protection :-)

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by whoizdib, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. whoizdib

    whoizdib Member

    Jul 2, 2009
    United States

    I have custom firmware and don't want to have any updates that from nintendo.
    Other then setting "skip disc update check" system hack on my preloader, is there anything else I can do from stopping my newphews from accidently updating my wii?

  2. xxxx1234

    xxxx1234 Newbie

    May 21, 2006
    just disable your internet connection on the wii

    DARKSHIDARA Advanced Member

    Mar 24, 2009
    United States
    the only dark soul in heaven
    turn all 3 connections off or delete them you can always search for them later
  4. emupaul

    emupaul GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 26, 2009
    United States
    well what if the nephews want to play a online game [​IMG] ?
  5. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    3 update blocking methods.
    Update block when you burn a disc (been known for years)
    starfall/starpatch/preloader/similar- blocks updates at a hacked firmware level (disc and lately I think I saw online).
    geckoOS/disc launchers/similar- has the option to launch games without updates. Not sure if stuff like cIOScorp hacked the disc launching channel but it should not be that hard to sideline it if not or in the (sensible) case of you not wanting to install a random disc channel hack.

    To be fair though bootmii as boot2 replacement, take a backup of the NAND and store it in a few places would be the best way. Even if it was updated it would not be hard to restore the NAND and thus your custom settings. Main problem here is that newer wii models can not install bootmii as a boot2 replacement and I do not know what you have.
  6. NNoah95

    NNoah95 Member

    Apr 24, 2009
    United States
    Or you could just set up parental controls, it will make you enter a code every time you'd have to update wich your nephew wouldn't know.
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