New Wii owner with a few questions

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by dan_s, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. dan_s

    dan_s Member

    Dec 27, 2009
    Hi everyone. I bought my kids a Wii for christmas (I'm sure i'll enjoy it also [​IMG] )

    I updated it to 4.2 and followed the guide on here (Thank you GBATemp! The guide was very easy to follow). Everything is installed and working fine, backed up my games to a hard drive and thats working great.

    It is a newer Wii so bootmii is installed as an IOS, and i made a nand backup.

    When i tried to install Priiloader it gave an error. I downloaded a newer version of it but havn't tried yet as I have read lots of reports of Priiloader messing up peoples Wii.

    Ok so to the point. If i never update anything or install any wads do i need Priiloader ? Can something still brick my Wii at this point if i stop fiddling with it ? (Like an update on a game or something Nintendo can do )

    I would actually love Priiloader on there and just boot directly to Homebrew Channel, but am really worried about it killing my Wii.

    Oh and one more, do guitars and stuff work fine when using a backup off USB ?

    Thanks in Advance, Merry Christmas Everyone, Dan.
  2. HBK

    HBK Clover - Fearless to Speak Now. ;)

    Mar 30, 2007
    Priiloader is just only for like system menu hacks and comodity stuff like direct booting to HBC, but it also can sometimes save your Wii if the brick isn't too serious.

    It's nothing like BootMii to boot2, but the new Wiis can't do that.

    Priiloader is nice to have, I personally have it and it's great. I won't kill you Wii, but go to the menu hacks and disable all kinds of updates from DVDs or via Nintendo, that stuff that might disable fakesigned content.

    And why shouldn't they? It's just like an original game, just by another means...if Wiimote works, and Wifi and all that, why shouldn't guitars work as well?
  3. mafiaman1564

    mafiaman1564 Advanced Member

    Apr 6, 2009
    United States
    Have you tried installing preloader first instead of priiloader dont know if it would work but it does the same thing so its worth a shot