Should I delete the Wii Internet Browser?

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  1. UltraDolphinRevolution
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    The Wii Internet Browser is very bad (funny fact: when my PC broke in 2011 it was the only way I could use the internet). Can I just delete it? Does it have any relevance for homebrew?
    I can't access the Eshop channel, so I couldn't re-download it after deleting.
     
  2. eduall

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    yes you can! ;)
     
  3. TheRenegadist

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    I'd keep it on in case you ever want it back in the future, no telling if you'll be able to get it back once you delete it.
     
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    How did you break your shop Channel?
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    probably because it's shutted down...
     
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    Can't ModMii, PimpMyWii, or DOPMII reinstall it?
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    no i mean, the servers, nintendo shutted down the dsi and wii shop as well not so long ago
     
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    I know, but someone has the files offline somewhere. It's not impossible to obtain.
     
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    I can get on just fine?
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    my mistake, i swear i seen an annoucement about the wii and dsi shop being shutted down and a warning to people download their bought stuff before it's gone
     
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    Well, I can definitely get on but I haven't tried downloading anything as of late. The channel might work but downloading anything on there might not.
     
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    The Shop Channel is not shut down. Only the Nintendo WFC servers were discontinued. You can still make purchases and download old ones.
     
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    That announcement was for the DSi Shop only. The Wii Shop Channel is still up.
     
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    You should be able to download a .wad file if you ever want to re-install it. But if your PC fucks up then you'll have to ask a friend to download the .wad file for you.
     
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    Some (ie two or three) Wii homebrews use the internet channel, however they're clearly marked (in fact the most popular one was a forwarder to specific websites) and of course Opera is not a required channel for the proper operation of the system (neither is anything else that appears as a channel on the launcher)
     
  16. UltraDolphinRevolution
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    Well I have already deleted it. Thanks for the responses. :)
     
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    in europe shop channel is not working!!!
    also i install internet browser by WAD method and its not working either it want connect to WFC !!!
    what to do?
    how to get EU SHOP < INET BROWSER AND YOUTUBE channels working for pal wii? HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED
     
  18. UltraDolphinRevolution
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    Sorry I can't help you but my internet browser (prior to deleting it) didn't want to connect to WFC.
    However, it was so slow and bad (displaying anything, even youtube) that I didn't want it anymore.
    The Eshop channel in Europe seems to still work. At least when using my non-hombrew Wii U in Wii mode.