Universal Forwarder Creator

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Jul 15, 2011

Universal Forwarder Creator by person66 at 12:20 AM (6,254 Views / 0 Likes) 49 replies

  1. person66
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    <div align='center'><img src="http://pix.gbatemp.net/183494/ufc.png" border="0" class="linked-image" /></div>

    <!--coloro:#FF0000--><span style="color:#FF0000"><!--/coloro--><b>UPDATE - 15/07/2011 - Updated to v1.1c</b><!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc-->

    Some of you may remember the thread I made a while ago about a program I made called <a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=298897&st=0&p=3738998&#entry3738998" target="_blank">Channel Forwarder Creator</a>. While since then I have been working on and off on this, and now I am ready to release the first version of Universal Forwarder Creator!

    This program can currently make forward dols to load channels, forwarder dols to load other dols, and also forwarder dols to load WODE games! (WODE support not fully tested yet. there may be issues.) It can also inject any of the dols it creates in to an iso using the amazing <a href="http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=182236#entry2286365" target="_blank">Wiimms ISO tools.</a>

    For more info see the readme:
    Readme




    <!--sizeo:5--><span style="font-size:18pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Download</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->
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    <a href="http://www.mediafire.com/?qwum7anu87bdl2p" target="_blank"><b>Download v1.1c - Mediafire</b></a>

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <b>Note:</b>
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    Currently, the ISOs this program makes only seem to be working with a cIOS which uses a base IOS38, and block IOS reload set to off.



    Screenshots
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    Screenshots



    Changelog
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    v1.1c
    -fixed the selector for real this time

    v1.1b
    -fixed some issues with the selector

    v1.1
    -URL forwarder creation added
    -Dol loader base changed to CFG-Forwarder v10 (by FIX94)
    -Automatic update checking added.
    -Batch files no longer show the version number (it is still on the selector window)
    -other small changes

    v1.0
    -Changed name to Universal Forwarder Creator
    -Selector window
    -Credits window
    -Dol to load dol added
    -Dol to load WODE game added
    -ISO creation added
    -Logo is now spelled correctly (oops <img src="style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/tongue.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":P" border="0" alt="tongue.gif" />)
    -Small bugfixes

    v0.2
    -Added support for forcing the first half of the title ID to something other than 00010001
    -Added detection of system titles and automatically forcing them to use 00010002
    -The app now shows the version number
    -other small changes

    v0.1
    -initial release



    Credits:
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    -Hexalter by: kuwanger (<a href="http://www.kuwanger.net/misc/hexalter.shtml" target="_blank">http://www.kuwanger.net/misc/hexalter.shtml</a>)
    -Ascii2All.bat: <a href="http://www.batchlog.pytalhost.com" target="_blank">www.batchlog.pytalhost.com</a>
    -Base dol source (channel loader): giantpune
    -Base dol source (dol loader): CFG-Forwarder v10 (FIX94)
    -Base dol source (wode loader): Crap (WiiCrazy)
    -Base dol source (URL loader): bootOpera (Gannon, Mod by Xflak)
    -WIT: Wiimms ISO tools (Wiimm)
    -ISO template: <a href="http://goo.gl/0L40U" target="_blank">http://goo.gl/0L40U</a>
    -Thanks to JoostinOnline for help with the ISO sound
    -Thanks to Xflak for letting me steal some stuff from a Modmii version that hadn't even been released yet!
    -Google - Without it, I would be lost
    -Anyone else I missed
     


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    cool i will have to check this out
     
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    Universal Forwarder Creator = UFC? [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    AWESOME!!!

    Just kidding. [​IMG] But well done. [​IMG] This program can be useful. [​IMG]

    /MrAimenify.
     
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    this is cool, I will check this later when I had some free time
    thanks!
     
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    awesome work with this! I am having trouble keeping up with you. I'll forward u a PM with the latest ModMii beta to see some of the forwarder stuff I've added recently, feel free to poach whatever code of mine that u want

    I'm curious to see how you're creating the forwarder ISO's, pretty slick my friend

    edit: damn it, I can't download zip files at the airport, gay restrictions! I'll have to check this out later
     
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    Sweet man, I'm glad you got the sound working for opening.bnr. I'll be testing this out soon. [​IMG]
     
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    Thank you very much, it gave me some new ideas.

    So, I am starting to work on version 1.1, some planned features are:
    -URL forwarder creation
    -Update notifications
    -Better DOL forwarder base
    -some other stuff (feel free to suggest things)

    Also, if it is possible, could someone who has the time and is willing to do it, and has a WODE, please test the WODE forwarder creation and let me know if it works or not? I would, but I myself don't own a WODE.

    Thanks to everyone else for the positive feedback
     
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    kool , kids and i willl be intrested in the wode loader
     
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    I just updated this to v1.1
    I didn't have much time to test it (leaving to go on vacation soon) but it seems to be working properly. Let me know how it works for you!

    Changelog
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    v1.1
    -URL forwarder creation added
    -Dol loader base changed to CFG-Forwarder v10 (by FIX94)
    -Automatic update checking added.
    -Batch files no longer show the version number (it is still on the selector window)
    -other small changes
     
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    I checked your FAQ and noticed you said "I get the best results with IOS 222 and block IOS reload
    turned off. " What cIOS I use doesn't make a difference for me, but Block IOS Reload has to be turned off for almost every IOS forwarder I have created. Setting it to "Auto" won't work either, since it is still enabled.

    I also get this error when running v1.1 on Windows 7 64-bit.

    Edit: Mediafire won't display it properly in the forum tonight, so just dl it here.
     
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    I can't run them with certain cios's, can't remember what ones off the top of my head though.
    And they all work fine for me with block IOS reload set to auto

    Also, the image link isn't working.
    EDIT: never mind I got it. I will take a look
     
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    Download the image.

    Sorry, I wasn't clear. Auto works as long as you aren't using a d2x v6+ cIOS, in which case it isn't enabled.
     
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    Alright, it should be working properly now, just download the new version (1.1b)
    EDIT: OK, now it should really be working (sorry, I am tired, and on that note I am going to bed for the night)
     
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    Well I finally figured out why 249 wasn't working for you, but was for me. I should have realized this a long time ago. You have to use an IOS with base 38.

    I've been testing for about an hour now and I can only get forwarders to work if using Hermes base 38 or 38 merged with 37, and Waninkoko base 38. I can confirm bases 37, 56, and 57 don't work.

    I keep base 38 in slot 249 because I use a lot of old apps that require 249, and 38 offers more patches than 56.
     
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    I am assuming this is only with dols that have been put in to an ISO? 249 actually wasn't working for me because I have the old rev 17 in slot 249, which CFG refuses to work with. I think this is a problem with the ISO template that I use in the app. I can't do much testing right now, as I am not at a wii (and won't be for another week) but if you know of an ISO to use that would work with other IOSs, please let me know, and I will add it to the app and upload it for you and others to test.

    For now, though, I will update the original post with this information.
     
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    I have tried using the template from the Forwarder ISO thread and the ones your program creates. I'll look around later and see if I can find one that works.

    Btw, I recently updated from rev17 to d2x v6. I'd kept rev17 for so long because it was the only one that worked with older apps, but the latest d2x works with them too. You might consider updating (still using base 38) so you can have the benefits of both rev17 and d2x.
     
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    I love the idea of this program as I am big on forwarder isos to loader emulators and my favorite Wii apps, however after trying out this program last night it didn't work. I mean the program itself did but the isos did not. I should state that I am on d2x v6 and I run my isos off a wbfs folder on an NTFS partition and I use CFG as my USB loader of choice.

    I think this is off to a good start, but I can't wait till it's fully working.
     
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    its already been reported that the ISOs made by this program only work with base 38 cIOSs. Try installing d2x base 38 cIOS and using that and see if that works for u. Also, for d2x cIOSs you'll need to turn the IOS reload setting from auto to off
     
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    What sexy genius discovered both of those things?

    Joostin waits for a booming "All hail Joostin!" from everyone on GBATemp.
     
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    All hail Joostin!
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     

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