Hacking Wads in vWii and HBC installation

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Hi, I'm going to hack a Wii U that I recently bought, but I have a couple of doubts:
1. I installed several virtual console games via WAD Manager on my old Wii to transfer via the Nintendo program. Should I patch the IOS 80 or do some kind of thing to get the games to work?
2. Regarding the transfer, should I do the transfer first and then the hack or vice versa?

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@Hyaku

Transferring Wii backups to your HDD USB drive requires Wii Backup Manager, get it here: http://www.wiibackupmanager.co.uk/downloads.html
I recommend first hack (softmod) your Wii U first, then softmod its vWii mode, then you can use homebrew on vWii.
Here's some guides:
1. Wii U hacking: https://wiiu.hacks.guide/#/
2. vWii Moding: https://wiiu.hacks.guide/#/vwii-modding

VC WADs can be installed too on vWii, but beware, you must have a proper bricking protection on the vWii before doing that.

Best regards ;)
 
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I have DumpMii NAND but I don't know if it is enough protection against bricks and I don't know how to use it in case I have a problem, I am new to this subject, and I am a little lost.

I also have to say, I have used WadInformer to avoid some kind of problem with the WADs banner.

Thanks!
 

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if you install a forwarder, make sure it's the vwii version of it.
But not all Wii forwarders have vWii versions of it.

I've made a tool for convert original Wii forwarders in WAD for make them compatible with the vWii mode of Wii U.
Here >> https://gbatemp.net/download/wiifor...wii-u-forwarder-converter-beta-version.37254/

Greetings ;)

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I have DumpMii NAND but I don't know if it is enough protection against bricks and I don't know how to use it in case I have a problem, I am new to this subject, and I am a little lost.

I also have to say, I have used WadInformer to avoid some kind of problem with the WADs banner.

Thanks!
Here's a guide for backup your vWii (Wii U) NAND and keys files and how to restore it in case of brick:
https://gbatemp.net/threads/guide-vwii-unbrick-guide-by-garyodernichts.528329/

Another guide: https://www.reboot.ms/forum/threads/unbrick-vwii-di-wiiu.5056/

EDIT: Another tool for unbrick/fix vWii mode: https://github.com/GaryOderNichts/vWii-Decaffeinator/releases
Thread: https://gbatemp.net/threads/vwii-decaffeinator-restore-vwii-without-a-nand-backup.566252/

Other tool: https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-vwii-nand-restorer.560948/

Greetings ;)
 
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