WAD Installer/Manager on Wii System Menu 4.0

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May 25, 2009
  1. personager
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    Can you install any version of the WAD Manager or WAD Installer on a Wii with System Menu 4.0? What I mean is that can you install it the normal way; by putting the 'boot.elf'/'boot.dol' in a folder in the SD Card and creating a folder called 'wad' and putting all the WADs in that and launching the WAD Manager/WAD Installer via the Homebrew Channel and installing the WADs from there. Is it possible? If not, how can I not install it? Or can I install it at all?

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    That's how you do it. But you need to have cIOS or some other trucha signed IOS installed to make use of it.
     
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    and you too piratesmack. So Hooya, you've tried this and it works right?
     
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    I get Error (ret = -1035) when trying to Install CIOSv7.wad (using IOS35)

    Any ideas ?

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    I had wad manager channel installed before I used the 4.0 firmware updater (followed the updater guide on the forum) and it still works fine after the update [​IMG]
     
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    I did that and it is working peachy. Only one problem. I'm starting a new post about that problem.
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=157169
     
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    Cool. Well the problem you're having isn't that much of a concern to me but if in the near future if it does become a problem I'll defenitley look into your other post or figure a way out. Anyway, thanks for the help man
     
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    Sorry slashi, no idea what to do. I'm about to do this so if I run into the same problem as you then I'll look into it, figure a way out and help you out as well if you haven't figured it out by then.
     
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    One last thing Hooya, sorry if I'm bothering you. But did you do this by using the BootMii menu or the Wii's menu?
     
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    Hahaha... seriously? What version of a Wii you got? If it's 4.0, then you must downgrade. http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=146735 Anyway, I never install a wad for cIOS, try using the normal program. I had -2011, but it's so similar. Just downgrade it (if you got 4.0) and if not and your Wii isn't the L-type, then use the cIOS that comes with Backup Launcher 0.3GAMMA and then upgrade it from there. Do not use wads for this. I failed at that.
     

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