Transferring hacked Wii to Wii U

Discussion in 'Wii U - Games & Content' started by oldskoolboarder, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. oldskoolboarder
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    I have a hacked Wii (that works great) now and also a new Wii U. I want to do the following:

    1) Do the minimum required transfer to the Wii U so that I can use it w/ the same account.
    2) I don't care at all where my purchased Wiiware and VC content exists. If it's moved to the Wii U, that's fine.
    3) Still be able to play my games on USB loader on the Wii w/ the existing game saves in tact.

    If I do the standard Wii U transfer, will all my game saves stay in tact? If not, for the USB loader games, can I just backup the saves to another SD card before the Wii U transfer?

    Or do I have to do the BootMii backup? I tried to run through the BootMii process and my Wii seems to reboot and then the DVD drive just keeps flashing w/ nothing happening on screen. Rather than debug this, I'd rather just be content that I can backup my games saves to another SD card and be done with it.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Pong20302000

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    it will only transfer paid for e-shop items and saves
    anything else will get left behind and it will no longer work (if it isnt particularly legal)

    so if you have nothing that isnt save files just use the SD card to transfer them

    if you have e-shop stuff also
    then do a nand backup and backup all your saves
    perform the transfer
    then restore the nand and you should be fine
     
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    Thanks Pong20302000.

    I've read a few threads on the transfer but haven't seen an answer that I could understand (or maybe I'm just dense). After the Wii U transfer, will my Wii's USB Loader still work if I don't do BootMii?
     
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    erm i believe it does indeed cause loaders not to work
    so make sure you nand backup before you transfer
    then just restore it after you have finished
     
  5. oldskoolboarder
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    No worries. I followed a thread on how to fix my BootMii's BSOD. I was able to do a NAND backup so I'm good to go.