Hacking Wii soft mod question.

krissynz

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I used the Twilight hack on my system which was 3.2 so had no problems at all with it. I also modded a friend's Wii who was 3.3, same thing no issues. I am going to do the same to my other friends but he has version 3.4 so what level should I downgrade it to? Should I go to 3.3 or 3.2 then do the safe upgrade?

Also do I need to worry about any auto updates that might mess up the systems?
 

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If its a once off install you can actually leave it on 3.4

Follow the 'downgrade' section on my guide and skip step 12 on it , everything should work if you skip that and it will still install everything you want - no need to change system versions if you dont want.

Starfall is handy if your going to be messing more with that wii , but if its just for the backup loader then no need to change firmware.
 

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Yeah the only thing we really mod for is backup loader and emulators, well mainly just the emulators, we're all old school gamers and love the 80s and 90s genres
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And I thank you all for helping this noob out.

I am currently looking for info on Starfall, but just incase I can't find out what it is, can you tell me what the use of it is?

And if I read your post right djtaz, did you basically say I can just do the same thing I did with the other 2 and at least backup loader will work? What about the emulators?

And when you say step 12 do you mean ?

12. Load C. cIOS Downgrader in Homebrew channel MAKING SURE you PICK YOUR CORRECT REGION
3.2U = USA/Canada, 3.2E = Europe, 3.2J = Japan ... you should then be on version 3.2 once completed

If I can skip that do I still need to do step 11?

11. Load B. IOS Downgrader in Homebrew Channel. Just follow any prompts until it tells you it is complete.

Because I don't remember doing any of those 2 steps on the other 2 Wiis? Sorry about all the questions, just want to make sure I don't mess it up
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So if I don't downgrade do I need to do the Starfall install?
 

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krissynz said:
I am currently looking for info on Starfall, but just incase I can't find out what it is, can you tell me what the use of it is?

Big win with Starfall is skipping the disc update check. It'll skip an auto-update if there's a update on the disc itself, I believe. Similar to WiiBrickBlocker but just more protection. More good stuff.

http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Starfall
 

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