Quick question about installing WADs.

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by jcb8854, Jul 28, 2015.

  1. jcb8854

    jcb8854 Newbie

    Mar 10, 2015
    United States
    If I want to switch over to DIOS MIOS for some reason, should I uninstall the current mios I am using and then install the DIOS MIOS wad or can I just install the DIOS MIOS wad without uninstalling the current mios? How does the overwriting exactly work?
  2. portugeek

    portugeek GBAtemp Fan

    Apr 6, 2013
    United States
    Whenever you're unsure, overwriting is always the safest bet. It generally overwrites the old wad completely.

    IOS's, cIOS's, MIOS, and BC wads should always be overwritten.

    The only time uninstalling is safe is when you're dealing with VC wads or Channel Forwarder wads. And even then you need to use the wad you originally installed with, to successfully perform the uninstall.
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