System menu 4.0, Opinions...

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by skynth, May 19, 2009.

  1. skynth
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    skynth Advanced Member

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    Okay, My reason for posting a thread asking a Question asked atleast 6 times before is because all the other posts are atleast 1 month old and I would like to know if anything's new and all.

    I want to upgrade to 4.0, SD loader is so cool!, I could have all the wiiware I WANT!. Sure, it does copy it every time you want to play it but.. my computers been reading and copying for years.. and it still runs as if it was bought yesterday..

    I know how to do it, but I would like to know your opinions concering system menu 4.0 and the risk factor if you may.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Richy Freeway

    Richy Freeway GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yeah man, loads has changed but no ones bothered to start a single thread about it.
     
  3. kedest

    kedest GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I've upgraded from 3.2 to 4.0 using waninkoko's updater. That leaves the trucha bug intact. And with the patched ios60, i can run all my vc/wiiware games using the sd feature, including the pirated ones.
    Before upgrading, I made backup of my 3.2 nand using bootmii. There were some reports of that updater sometimes bricking the wii. So I never risked it before. But with the safety provided by bootmii, I finally did it.
     
  4. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

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    Advantages, SD Loader... well, that's all I can think about.
    Disadvantages, chance to brick (nulled with bootmii), TP hack lost (nulled by bannerbomb), chance to block homebrew (if you don't have the cIOS installed beforehand).

    I upgraded a while ago and it's worked fine for me. I only had to install preloader instead of starfall and I've got everything I need. Other than that, I never lost anything, and now I've got the SD Loader for my VC channels, so all's good.
     
  5. fiddlefaddle22

    fiddlefaddle22 GBAtemp Regular

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    i updated through nintendo as i couldn't get waninkokos way to work and everything is working great apart from loading through the disc channel.It even fixed my anytitledeleter problems and i can now play vc games and wiiware through the sd card
     
  6. billyrocks

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    i was on 3.3 and upgraded to 4.0 with HBC but some games i couldnt get it to load with backup loader and will i just made a lie to nintendo saying playing SSB cause my drive not to read games and i sent it to nintendo paying nothing because i still have warranty all they did was remove my HBC and a new drive but i got menu 3.1 which works great