What is the best way to update my Wii to the latest version?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by john.jingle, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. john.jingle
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    john.jingle GBAtemp Regular

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    Jan 24, 2008
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    So... No WiFi, that sucks. What's the best non-wifi method?
    I'm currently at 4.0 and I've been wanting to update because I want to play GH5 on my USB but it won't load... I'm guessing because I need the latest firmware. I know someone who has DJ Hero and was thinking if I can borrow the game to install all the requirements for the latest firmware through GeckoOS. Is this a good idea?
     
  2. Danny600kill

    Danny600kill xD

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    isn't 4.2 the highest firmware at the moment ?
     
  3. Ireland 1

    Ireland 1 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yeah 4.2 is the newest update.
     
  4. Pakatus

    Pakatus GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    You have to use cIOS222/223 to boot this game.
    Install rev4.
     
  5. john.jingle
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    john.jingle GBAtemp Regular

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    Wait, wow. Sorry guys, I'm on 4.0 firmware. I need to update 4.2.
     
  6. LWares87

    LWares87 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Read xzxero's tutorial on how to upgrade manually to 4.2 which is at the top of the Wii Hacking board.

    As far as i know, wi-fi is not required in order to do this. [​IMG]

    You only need:

    Homebrew Channel (to load apps from sd card)
    update.zip and modify.zip (send e-mail to address in tutorial for links)
    Wad Manager (to install wads provided in update.zip and modify.zip)
     
  7. WiiPower

    WiiPower GBAtemp Guru

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    Arrrrrrrrgh.

    When using a loader(some usb LOADER for example) you have never to care about the system menu or IOS.
     
  8. 9th_Sage

    9th_Sage GBAtemp Maniac

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    Besides, if you update to anything, you may as well make it 4.1 (for the Sports Resort bugfix). 4.2 doesn't really have anything over 4.1 unless you like things that try to mess with homebrew. IIRC it runs on the same IOS as 4.0, so you could just install a WAD of 4.1 (you could get this WAD legally with NUSD).
     
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