PSA: NNUPatcher works again, allows to download game updates while blocking system updates

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by MattKimura, Dec 4, 2016.

  1. MattKimura

    MattKimura 3DS & WiiU Enthusiast

    Jun 30, 2014
    United States
    I'm throwing this out there as some people don't know about it. Normally we use a DNS to block system updates, and this blocks Eshop and game updates. You can keep on using your DNS while also allowing game updates by using NNUPatcher.

    This is useful for that one moment where you don't have a PC around you and you just want a game update for one game. For example, Super Mario Maker got a new update Nov 30th and I didn't feel like going to my PC and downloading a game update to install with WUP Installer.

    When you launch it in homebrew launcher, it brings you back to the home menu but allows Eshop access and game updates, while blocking system updates with your DNS still.

    Some say NNUPatcher doesn't work for them, some day it does. In my case it most certainly works with DNS-U applied.

    I know that you can just use Funkii-UI or Wii U USB Helper to get game updates and install them yourself, but in some cases NNUPatcher can be useful.

    Miiverse: Can access without NNUpatcher
    Eshop: Needs NNUpatcher or gets error code
    Game updates: Needs NNUpatcher or gets error code
    Last edited by MattKimura, Dec 5, 2016
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  2. jailminer

    jailminer Joel? Are you up at 6 AM making a Custom Title?

    Feb 9, 2016
    United States
  3. jbuck1975

    jbuck1975 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 28, 2015
    United States
    I noticed that this morning i was excited I didn't have to disable dns.
  4. Biff627

    Biff627 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Aug 15, 2015
    United States
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