Question about formatting vWii

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Robfozz, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. Robfozz

    Robfozz GBAtemp Smartass

    Apr 19, 2014
    United States
    So when I was installing cIOS's a while back to play backups off of USB and junk, I think I screwed up along the way and my vWii is pretty unstable. It works and I can play back ups just fine but freezes randomly all the time. So I would like to get a fresh start, I dont even really play the backups much anyway.

    So I have a few questions. Will just formatting it via system settings remove the cIOS's and reset everything just fine? Do I need to use a homebrew program to uninstall them? I dont even remember what cIOS's I have installed, am I out of luck?

    Thanks guys!
  2. gunner007

    gunner007 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Dec 31, 2013
    United States
    Formatting won't touch IOS.

    You'll need to extract the WADs for each IOS from your NAND backup and install them through a WAD manager. Probably best to run syschecks to see what actually is installed.
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