Wii to WiiU transfer

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  1. Pigmata1221
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    I am guessing this has been posted before but couldn't find an answer to my question with a basic search. My deal is this, I have a bunch of wii shop stuff on my old wii that I would like to transfer to my WiiU. How do I go about this whilst keeping or still being able to replace all the homebrew on my old wii?
    Any help would be appreciated, so thanks in advance.
     
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    There's an app in the Wii Shop Channel that does just that: transfer all your purchases.
     
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    I get that, but I am wondering if, generally speaking, will this mess with my softmod settings in a way that I won't be able to keep or redo my softmod?
     
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    When you do the official transfer, your regular Wii is wiped clean just like you bought it. You should, however, be able to homebrew it again easily. It will not stop you from using Letterbomb or Smash Stack or whatever exploit you prefer on your old Wii, however all your current homebrew will be deleted. What you could do is take a BootMii NAND backup of your old Wii, do the the transfer, and then restore the backup from an SD card (after re-hacking and installing BootMii) to the old Wii. Let me make this step by step for you:

    1). Take a BootMii NAND backup of your Wii and save it to an SD card. Transfer the backup from the card to your PC.

    2). Do the official transfer procedure between the Wii U and the Wii.

    3). Re-hack the old Wii and install BootMii.

    4). Transfer the backup from earlier onto an SD card and restore it to the Wii.

    --Results--
    Your Wii U has all your shop-purchased games on it.
    Your Wii is sot-modded just like it was before the transfer, an exact copy.
     
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    The current transfer tool does not interfere with your soft mod. Run the transfer tool like normal but note that tickets for your WiiWare and Virtual Console games do not transfer so you will have re-download those games.
     
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    How do you do a restore on BootMii IOS?
    I have a GCN compatible Wii and a GC controller, but do not know how:(
     
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    That worked great, thanks a ton!