Hacking What can I do to 5.5 wii u as of today?

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I went to see what firmware it was and was sad to see it at 5.5.0.

I know there will be a release to exploit it but I am confused as of today what I can do.

I don't care about playing wii u backups yet.

Can I put home brew on there and play emulators for systems like mame and Snes?

Can I play wii games through an external hdd using the vWii?

What about GameCube games on 5.5?

I am a noob at wiiu but I got all these things to work on my wii but keep it around so a I can play the 100 games I got off the HDD.

Thanks for any help.
 

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I went to see what firmware it was and was sad to see it at 5.5.0.

I know there will be a release to exploit it but I am confused as of today what I can do.

I don't care about playing wii u backups yet.

Can I put home brew on there and play emulators for systems like mame and Snes?

Can I play wii games through an external hdd using the vWii?

What about GameCube games on 5.5?

I am a noob at wiiu but I got all these things to work on my wii but keep it around so a I can play the 100 games I got off the HDD.

Thanks for any help.
http://gbatemp.net/threads/beginner...me-backups-and-homebrews-on-wiiu-vwii.388448/
 

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The best thing that a 5.5.0 Wii U can do right now is use TubeHax DNS and wait a little time (I mean, maybe Christmas, maybe not, it's close anyways).
 
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I went to see what firmware it was and was sad to see it at 5.5.0.

I know there will be a release to exploit it but I am confused as of today what I can do.

I don't care about playing wii u backups yet.

Can I put home brew on there and play emulators for systems like mame and Snes?

Can I play wii games through an external hdd using the vWii?

What about GameCube games on 5.5?

I am a noob at wiiu but I got all these things to work on my wii but keep it around so a I can play the 100 games I got off the HDD.

Thanks for any help.

The best thing that a 5.5.0 Wii U can do right now is use TubeHax DNS and wait a little time (I mean, maybe Christmas, maybe not, it's close anyways).
Take this suggestion into consideration, who know if they suddenly release a new FW and ruin the christmas surprise.
 
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Just that red X doesn't appear for me.
Well, it appeared for me until I killed it by.... rebooting I think.
When I had the red X I wasn't able to install software from the eShop (I bought Xenoblade Wii and downloaded the XenoX data packs but they wouldn't install).
Really, I don't miss that red X.

PS: My FW is spoofed to 5.5.0, and I used the eShop access enabler.
 

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Have you spoofed your FW to 5.5.0?
Are you using this eshop access enabler hack whose name I don't remember?

You can't access the eshop even with Tubehax DNS if you don't do that before.
Unless you are on 5.5.0
I'm on 5.5.0, have Tubehax DNS, no red X, error on eShop.
 

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I'm on 5.5.0, have Tubehax DNS, no red X, error on eShop.
That's weird. Well, I can't test it myself, but I think that is not the expected behaviour.
Do you really have internet connectivity there?
Is the eShop online right now? (who knows...)

PS: Are you on 5.5.0 or have you spoofed your 5.3.2 to 5.5.0? In case of the latter you need to use the eShop enabler hack.
 
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That's weird. Well, I can't test it myself, but I think that is not the expected behaviour.
Do you really have internet connectivity there?
Is the eShop online right now? (who knows...)
I have internet, since I can play Splatoon online. BTW manually trying to update fails with an error, but still no red X. Checking update environment results in no errors.
 

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