"Should I update if I'm on XXX"?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by MrRean, Sep 1, 2015.

  1. MrRean
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    MrRean WiiU Helper / Hacker

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    Everybody asks the same questions, over and over and over, so I mind as well answer your questions now.

    "I'm on firmware 5.3.2, should I update?"
    No. 5.4.0 and 5.5.0 are extremely unstable as-is right now, and they aren't getting stabilized yet.

    "I'm on firmware 5.4.0, should I update?"
    This is a 50/50 chance question. 5.4.0's exploit worked fine for me, but 5.5.0's failed for a long time. It differs, so if you want to take the chance, update. If not, stay behind. You'll have an alternative if 5.4.0 doesn't work.

    "I'm on firmware 5.5.0, should I update when one comes out?"
    NO. No matter WHAT HAPPENS, when a new firmware comes out, DO NOT INSTANTLY UPDATE TO IT. DOING SO MAY JEOPARDIZE YOUR CHANCES. Wait for the devs to give the "Yes/No" to update, which will be updated here for your convenience.

    I hope this sorts out some stuff. Don't complain in the WiiU disc. thread that "you updated but we didn't say anything" because I just did.

    Thank you.
     
  2. MiZ J0K3R

    MiZ J0K3R GBAtemp Regular

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    Nice post but to me was little late :wink:
    I just discovered yesterday about these Exploit now i sm trying to find some console with 5.3.2 Version :l
     
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    Thanks! Gonna quote this and use the firmware flowchard to reply to the same questions :)
     
  4. Captain_N

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    May I ask why a second Wii U is never a option? I know it costs money but you will never have to worry about updates for playing online as the second Wii U is for homebrew/hax. Id say it solves 100% of the problem
     
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  5. MrRean
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    MrRean WiiU Helper / Hacker

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    This thread is mostly for people to see when they can't afford it, soo...
     
  6. Smashbro29

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    That's really expensive though. A whole new system just for hacks that might come?
     
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  7. MiZ J0K3R

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    How really disable Automatic Software Download?
    Is safe just disable by console or need something in special?
     
  8. TotalInsanity4

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    Router/DNS block is the only way to block updates
     
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  9. MiZ J0K3R

    MiZ J0K3R GBAtemp Regular

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    So is 100% safe right?
     
  10. TotalInsanity4

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    Yee, you're not actually installing anything to the console, just blocking all of the links the updates can come from. Follow the tutorial in my signature if you want to block using DNS, otherwise use the links in that tutorial in the "parental controls" section of your router settings to do a router block
     
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  11. the_randomizer

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    Blocking with OpenDNS and your router blacklist, combining both is the safest way in case your ISP uses a dynamic IP.
     
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  12. anon123857438

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    I updated when I saw you post in the other thread saying you had an exploit on the latest firmware and the unreleased kernel exploit worked, I realise that it might not be the case and I won't blame you if it doesn't but I wanted to use the eShop!
     
  13. thorasgar

    thorasgar Checkout my evil Soon-in-atorâ„¢

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    You don't need a whole new system, just the console. I bought one on bay for $101, with cables. Others people's rage can be your gain. :)