Possibility of Priiloader or StarFall Hacks on vWii?

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  1. Skater4599
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    I was wondering if anyone has ever tried working on this? I'm aware it's potentially asking for trouble since there is no recovery as of now. But having priiloader with removing some of the annoyances like pressing A on the health screen would help a lot I think. It seems to me that vWii mode takes longer than regular Wii does to boot up already. Plus it would be nice in the event of a banner brick or similar once installed.
     
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    That results in a brick on a vWii. StartPatch/Starfall have a tendency to brick a real Wii anyway.
     
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    Yeah as I said I'm fully aware of the possibility of problems and starfall has been problematic. I was thinking more a long the lines of priiloader, the problem still remains of getting it SAFELY installed, which there is no way right now.

    I was just curious if maybe somone had looked into it at all or anything :)
     
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    Sorry, I misunderstood your post. I think Daco Taco is looking into it. The problem is, if you test it, it has to go right, otherwise you get a brick. I'm working on a Priiloader mod, and I've just blocked vWii installs.
     
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    the sysmenu is encrypted. daco won't be able to apply hacks
     
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    The file that the Wii U downloads and installs is encrypted, but I didn't think that the system menu binaries on the vWii NAND weren't stored any differently than on a normal Wii. I thought the main problem was that it was a one shot operation, since there is no way to have a custom boot2, if something went wrong, vWii would be bricked with no recourse.
     
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    the vwii system menu is encrypted
     
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    I dumped my vwii nand and am able to access it from real nand wiiflow on actual wii, would any priiloader testing be possible that way, in neek2o environment maybe?
     
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    Encryption throws a big curve ball in there, but I think that's a great place to start, at least for safety of your vWii :D
     
  10. neim81094

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    i think, when we can emulate the WiiU software on a computer or some third party device, we will be able to test more thoroughly because you technically can't brick a emulated WiiU system :yaysp:(you just put fresh system files back up and you are a go)