Question about 4.2

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  1. brento
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    Hey guys. My best friend has a Wii that he would like to softmod for the first time. The problem is, he is using firmware 4.2U.
    Is it possible to softmod a Wii using 4.2U at the present time? If so, what method should we use?

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. illinialex24

    illinialex24 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yes, use the Hackmii .5 installer using either Indiana Pwns or Stacksmash exploit.
     
  3. brento
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    awesome, thanks!!
     
  4. Dialexio

    Dialexio GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    In addition to the above post, you might need to delete some "stub" IOSes the 4.2 update gave.

    If IOS222, IOS223, and IOS249 are reported to be version 65280, they might require deletion prior to installing the usual suspects.
     
  5. illinialex24

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    Thats if you want to use stuff like USB Loader GX, but for regular Homebrew it shouldn't matter. But yeah, it is important stuff.
     
  6. kaneda09

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    How do you delete these IOses? I got homebrew channel loaded through the Indiana pwns, but i cant seem to fix any IOSes. Can you direct me to any tutorials that can help? Trying to get neogamma r8 up in it as soon as i can fix these darn issues. Thanks
     
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    Without one trucha'd IOS, you cannot install any of them. Does cboot2 work for reinstalling a cIOS?
     
  8. Dialexio

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    cboot2 should work if one has BootMii (boot2 or IOS) installed and functioning.

    One the Trucha bug has been restored to any IOS, the stubs could be deleted. Make sure you are deleting stubs, NOT functioning IOSes! The stubs you want to delete are labeled version 65280.

    Note: If you had cIOS rev10 or higher installed prior to updating to 4.2, IOS250 is probably a functioning IOS with the Trucha bug.
     
  9. kaneda09

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    Well this wii was updated from 3.3u to 4.2. So it did not have homebrew or anything else at the time. I used the Indiana Pwns to get the homebrew channel. I don't know how to proceed from here to fix the ISOes. What do i need to be doing next? Thanks
     
  10. Narolez

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    With cboot2 and the "included" WAD-Manager you can install wads without any problems.
     
  11. xzxero

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    right, so you should use this to uninstall the stub cIOS 222,223,249,250

    and then use cboot2 to install cios rev 14 to get 249 and 250 back.

    then use the cIOS 249 to get the trucha back in.
     
  12. Narolez

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    For interested people, an illustration how cboot2 works: