Poweroff Wii

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Nov 14, 2008

Poweroff Wii by science at 4:14 PM (3,741 Views / 0 Likes) 24 replies

  1. science
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    Poweroff Wii
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    Poweroff Wii is an application by thetom that once started, shuts down your Wii without further user interaction.

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  2. Noitora

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    ...is that application any useful at all?
     
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    Maybe if your power button is broken...?
     
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    YES! I no longer have to get up to turn off my wii!! [​IMG]
    LAZINESS PREVAILS!
     
  5. Brian117

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    This is actually useful.

    I use it myself.

    But I use a program called "Shut". I got it off the Homebrew Browser.


    http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Shut


    It has 3 options, reboot the Wii to turn on, put wii in standby, and power off completely.

    I love it o.o
     
  6. redx113

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    When have you ever needed to get up to turn off the Wii? Simply hold the power button in on remote.
     
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    QFT!
     
  8. zidane_genome

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    I just turned on my Wii to use this program... it rocks so hard! I love just turning on my Wii to turn it off!

    No, but seriously, this could have benefits... homebrew programs such as HTTPDiscDumper (wifi disc dumper) could be set to shut down your Wii when the copy has finished... HINT HINT HINT!! Since I usually set up my Wii at night to dump (since it takes 3+ hours, it would be nice if it just shut itself off afterward...
     
  9. RyoutaDDC

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    I think that if you use the wii mote it goes into standby mode. Im not sure though
     
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    also, if you do not want your console to be merely put to standby, want WC24 on and are too lazy to get up and hold down power
     
  11. zif

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    I could understand a program to eject a disc but I don't see the usefulness in this.
     
  12. WildWon

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    Erm... wouldn't a disk eject be even more useless? I mean, with this it'll fully turn off your Wii with a quick click of the channel (assuming this is a channel, of course) rather than holding down a button or getting up to hold down the power button on the Wii.

    If you eject the disk, you'd have to get up to pull the disk out, or re-insert it... and you're right there at the button.

    I kinda dig the idea of this and i'll be checking it out soon.
     
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    We're getting lazier 'n lazier by the second.

    Holding down a button is WAY too much work.
     
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    but then you have to wait like three seconds while it stops the disc and slides it out whereas it should be doing that while you're getting up to change the disc
     
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    Hardly a quick flick - you have to click the channel (if it's a channel), wait for it to display, then click start.

    Quicker and easier to just press the power button on the wiimote for 1second.

    I can see it's use in the HBC though.
     
  16. Nago

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    This is awesome.

    the use is that the power button doesn't work for a lot of homebrew. I don't even think it works in HBC9, does it? (I mean, the button on the remote.)

    personally, I was sick of exiting HBC which just reset the wii, and then I could turn it off (put it in standby.)

    This is awesome if I finish playing an emulator and just want to turn the wii off afterwards without rebooting the wii or holding in the power button on the console to turn it off hard.
     
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    What a nerdness. xD!

    All American bad ideas.
     
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    The brilliance of this program is that you can turn the Wii off, not standbye, without having to get up.

    Using the Wii remote only places the Wii into standbye mode.

    Turning off at the consol - meaning holding the power button in for a few seconds turns teh Wii off completely and the light goes RED.
    Turning off with the remote the Wii goes into Standbye and teh light goes ORANGE

    I have always wanted to be able to turn the Wii completely off - meaning not standbye - without having to always get up

    Though I will probably never use it. 1. I do not know how and 2. I have not ever used howmbrew of any sort on my Wii (Still the original Wii from the midnight Openeing at EB Games Dec06)

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    What do you mean by this?
    Seems pretty stereotypical to me.
     
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    As above, my wii goes into standby (RED light) by holding the power button on the remote for 1sec.
     

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