1. CrazySquid

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    I have deleted the apps in the hope of getting more space, plus I wanted to get rid of the useless icons (it did work for Wii U Chat for example, but it did not for Miiverse).

    Also, my Wii U has been a bit unstable even without touching the NAND, I was happy when they annonced the 5.5.5 one since it would help with stability and potentially fix my problems, but bam, the console refuses to update :/

    And I can't play online if I don't update (although I can use NNU-Patcher, but it's annoying having to set it up everytime I need to go online)

    I will probably set up RedNAND and start tinkering there in order to "debug" the problem via trial and error, that's what I did for the system apps in order to be sure that they are safe to delete, I have multiple NAND backups before I started touching my Wii U anyway, so I will be able to see what I modified.
    Still annoying that nobody bothered in developing something like a boot2 solution to restore the NAND backup without the need to solder... Yet we are getting useless ports of games like Mario 64 (C'mon, that one is even on the VC) and GTA 3 (that any potato PC can run...) Oh well...
     
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  2. MikaDubbz

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    Hey now, at least the Mario 64 port enables native widescreen, gives you full camera control with the right stick, as well as the cheat menu, and if you don't want those extra features you don't' need to build it with them. And yeah, GTA 3 runs on everything, but its still pretty cool to see it on a Nintendo system after all this time when the only GTA games Nintendo has ever seen are old top down handheld versions. I certainly welcome more classic decompilations to the Wii U, especially for games that never graced a Nintendo system to begin with.
     
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  3. CrazySquid

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    Don't get me wrong, it's nice to see Wii U development, but to be honest I would rather prefer people that is still developing for the Wii U to focus on making more essential stuff for the machine rather that developing games that you can play elsewhere and better than the Wii U (you said about GTA on Nintendo platforms, ignoring China Towns, Advance etc you can play GTA 3 on the Switch, since that port has been done there as well... plus it's portable, there you have GTA in a Nintendo platform, and if more Source Code is available for other games you will end see them for Switch as well).
    Stuff like restoring the NAND from an early stage at boot in the system would be amazing, would save a lot of dead Wii Us, I believe people should focus on that stuff... not on ports of 20+ years old games y'know? At least add exclusive stuff to the Wii U if you are going to do it, things that make the version worth it, like using the GamePad in new ways, since you have the source code available, you can do that.

    Other thing would be having proper backups of Wii U HDDs, DumpsterU is the closest to it, but you still need to repack everything since it's decrypted :/ (but as long I can reinstall my games and saves, etc later on it's good enough).
     
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  4. RedBlueGreen

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    Anyone know if 5.5.5U is able to be modded? My Wii U actually automatically updated after being unplugged while on despite automatic downloads being disabled.
     
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    Hello.:)

    Yes,is able to be modded.

    https://wiiu.hacks.guide/#/

    Good Luck

    Thank you.:)
     
  6. RedBlueGreen

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    Doing it now, had trouble with the SD and had to change it to Primary instead of Logical partition.
     
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    Maximum stability with an update that did almost nothing
     
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    It is safe to update directly:
     
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    Thank everybody for sharing your experiences with this version. On my 5.5.3J console it gave a few issues but I had messed with region and wii sandbox environment forwarder. I saw the differences were so little that I decided to not update in the end but I seems to be safe to update with CBHC also on Japanese systems.
     
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  10. FanNintendo

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    My Wii U got updated now it is 99.99.99 U. Must have skipped 5.5.5 to 99.99.99 what did i miss ? :rofl2: I tested and everything is same as normal huh hmm maybe :rofl2:
     
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  11. Lacius

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    I believe Haxchi and CBHC display these system versions by default.
     
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    I'm very sure of it. Because before modding, it was 5.5.5U, but after, it displayed so like that.
     
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  13. FanNintendo

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    yes I had it on 5.5.3 with CBHC and strange i had DNS address block and spoof and when system start updating saying my block was temparory. somehow it could unblock my DNS or spoof i guess it not 100% blocked :unsure: :rofl2:
     
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    Anyone able to tell me what files or folders are modified when updating the firmware from 5.3 to 5.5?

    I like keeping my cemu and Wii U 1:1 so I want to update anything needed on cemu after i update this pesky firmware.
     
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    Thanks for the video, good to know it is safe to update!

    Still a question though, my WiiU also has CHBC and it shows version 99.99.99E It is possible that one of the kids did the update by accident but how can I tell if it has updated correctly to 5.5.5 ?
     
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    I have the same issue, not sure what FW im on and cant check because of the 99.99.99!
     
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  17. godreborn

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    load mocha to see real firmware.
     
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  18. GATWYAY3.2

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    oh okay, so whats the official steps on how to update do i just remove my DNS and update like normal, do i need to disable anything first like my CBHC ?
     
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  19. godreborn

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    Just update normally.
     
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    (fast forward to 2173)
    The 3DS has recieved its 86th "stability" update
     
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