Troubles with LetterBomb

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Rokku, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. Rokku
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    I'm trying to use LetterBomb to hack my 4.3U Wii and it's really...not working. I follow the directions to the letter on the tutorials I find, but the LetterBomb icon never shows up on the messageboard. I've tried two MicroSDHC cards and one old MicroSD(non-HC) card, all in FAT32, and none of them seem to work.

    I've used these sets of directions:

    http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Letterbomb
    http://www.howtogeek.com/210185/how-to-install-the-homebrew-channel-on-a-nintendo-wii-the-easy-way/
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/modify-any-wii-4-3-below.171901/

    I made sure I used the proper MAC address for LetterBomb, so I know that's not the problem. Is the problem the fact that I used a MicroSD card instead of a normal SD? That's the only reason I can think of why, despite using multiple guides, I can't get LetterBomb to work.
     
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    is the date correct? did you searched the next and previous 5 pages?
     
  3. Rokku
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    I didn't try going into the future, but I did search the previous 5 days.

    And the date is correct.
     
  4. TecXero

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    Just use this site: http://please.hackmii.com/
    Make sure you set the right region. Also, if it gives you problems, try a regular SD card, not SDHC or SDXC.
     
  5. Arecaidian Fox

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    This is going to sound stupid, but in my experience, LetterBomb sometimes just doesn't work. It's my primary method of hacking Wii systems and you occasionally get one where it just doesn't seem to take as easily. The only thing you really can do is follow the instructions (scroll back and forward 5 days, etc) and maybe use the site to make a new package when the current one doesn't work. Otherwise, just keep trying. I had one instance where I had to shut a Wii off and then power it back on and do the scrolling thing over and over for about 45 minutes before LetterBomb took.
     
  6. Rokku
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    That's what I used. And I mentioned trying a regular microSD, because I don't have any regular SDs.
     
  7. TecXero

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    Ah sorry, didn't see that in your initial post. Did you try using FAT16 on the SD card? It shouldn't matter, but I've always just used FAT16 for those.