What Exactly Does the PreLoader do?

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  1. w4aqar
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    w4aqar Advanced Member

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    Hi

    I was wondering what this does, can it load burned discs from the disc channel?
     
  2. bdr9

    bdr9 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    The preloader adds a screen to the systemmenu that comes before the health screen that allows you to boot the HBC, an installed DOL, or the systemenu.
     
  3. w4aqar
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    So basically it just autoboots HBC and allows you to change the healthscreen? Can it do anything else?
     
  4. Arm the Homeless

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    It doesn't change the healthscreen...
     
  5. bdr9

    bdr9 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    It doesn't allow you to change the health screen. It is just a simple menu that comes before it. You can 'disable' it by setting it to autoboot to the systemmenu, but then it will take a few secs longer to load it.
     
  6. CheatingSoi

    CheatingSoi Graphic Designer

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    I belive it is supposed to be able to load DOL files when you start up the wii. You can get a dol that patches the wii To run backups from the disk channel but this feature is not working with most homebrew files.
     
  7. Quincy

    Quincy Your own personal guitarist :3

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    It fries your Wii
     
  8. noobwarrior7

    noobwarrior7 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    it allows easier and more reliable banner brick protection than the starfall + TP + diagnostic check Combo I have in my sig.
     
  9. tj_cool

    tj_cool Site dev

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    Can it add salt and pepper too?
    Anyways, I think this topic can be closed
     
  10. Quincy

    Quincy Your own personal guitarist :3

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    hmm...yea it adds those but you got to insert money in the disc slot for that function:P
     
  11. Arm the Homeless

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    The Wii's disk drive can only read money with the DemodulateMii chip installed.
     
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