thinking of hacking my wii.

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  1. deamon1311
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    just a few questions.

    i am considering hacking my wii its a older black wii gamecube compatable model.

    i wont be doing any overly daring stuff with the console.

    perhaps wad manager snes/nes/n64 emulation.

    was wondering how safe hacking the wii via letterbomb is.

    the system menu is 4.3u

    i would install homebrewchannel and wad manager and mentioned emulators.

    also note i can get my hands on a fully functional wii for $5 through a friend who is no longer using theirs.
     
  2. Zero72463

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    Its pretty much foolproof. Just do it. All Wii firmwares are hackable. You can install BootMii and you will be fine.
     
  3. Xanthe

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    Here's the thing about hacking the Wii, sometimes it can be dangerous. Not the initial install, but the things you want personally install afterwards. I installed USB loader and a certain app (Forget the name) that allowed me to play Gamecube games. When I did that, I don't know how, but I managed to destroy the disc reader and now I cannot play ANY disc from ANY game. You wouldn't believe how PISSED I was...And I didn't make backups for my Wii either...

    MAKE SURE you make backups! Always! Anything and everything can happen!
     
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    Yeah. Install bootmii, then priiloader, and finally make a NAND backup. Its really simple. If you do it your set.
     
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    why would i mess with gamecube games i can already run them on my modchipped gamecube or the wii directly.

    i wont take a lot of chances.
     
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    Yes! Do this! I didn't and Wii got fucked! Don't be like me!

    That wasn't the point of what I said. The point was to make sure you know exactly what you're doing and what you're getting into. You don't want any mistakes. Always backup
     
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    -snip-
     
  8. deamon1311
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    as a rule of thumb dont use "unstable" releases of the softwares and make a backup.

    this cant be any harder than rooting a android phone and compiling/installing a custom rom.
     
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    Its easier trust me. Good luck!
     
  10. GreyWolf

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    You just need to install the original MIOS on your Wii. It sounds like you installed DIOS MIOS prior to version 2.10. It makes the system menu unable to boot retail GC discs.
     
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    ok mac adres entered at letterbomb site zip aquired

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    what now
     
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    To save the laser on your gamecube. You don't want it to die and you having to replace it do you? Same goes with the wii laser so you can instead just use nintendont to play gamecube games through sd card or usb.

    After the wii is softmodded of course.
     
  13. deamon1311
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    huh?????

    ok the gamecube was hardmodded years ago the wii im currently working on softmoding got the letterbomb site zip file need instructions on what to do with it
     
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    ok what do i do with the files in the letterbomb.zip
     
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    going to look for instructions in tutorials.

    id prefer not to advance without instructions
     
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    ok it says i can only install bootmii ios.

    should i do this?
     
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    ok message is.

    homebrew channel can be installed
    bootmii can only be installed as ios

    current installed boot1 prevents boot2 install -2
     
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    Is there a way to fix this? I would love to have this fixed. Unfortunately, this happened so long ago that I don't have a NAND backup. Just an FYI
     
  20. GreyWolf

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    Go get ModMii and on page 1 of the downloads in it you should see "M10 = MIOSv10" under "Non-Fakesigned IOSs/MIOS". Download that and install it with a mod manager.
     
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