WIIU 5.4.0 updated to 5.5.1 on its own

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  1. Maverick923
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    My WiiU that has been offline until now because of the most recent developments. The console has been prompting me to update, and I kept saying no. Now I see it updated on its own even though auto updates is disabled. I did not authorize any update. Has this happened to anyone else?
     
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  2. Taleweaver

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    I forgot which firmware version it was (was about a year ago), but it had in the changelog that it would download firmware updates in the background. It obviously can't install the firmware in the background, but it could be just a wrong click from one of your room members.

    Didn't have it happen myself. But really: there's a good reason why all guides on this section start with actually blocking the site outside of your wiiu.
     
  3. skalienx

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    Wii U will update and install system updates in the background, in sleep mode, if you blink, ect... unless you block updates with tubehax or by blocking update servers in your router (ideally both). Automatic updates setting pertains to game updates, not FW updates.
     
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    It was just me, and I did not even see it install. I just booted it up and it was there. I had auto update disabled. This is super disappointing. I could not even get homebrew launcher installed.

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    That sucks!!! I thought all this time it was for FW updates. I only got to play pong and that is as far as I got. I sure hope this does not happen to anyone else.
     
  5. Viri

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    Damn, that's kinda annoying. I hope it gives a warning while it does all of this, as I tend to just unplug shit, to save energy.

    I don't own a Wii-U, yet.
     
  6. crwys

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    Why do people keep making threads like this. No one fucking cares, boo hoo, waaaaa, read the stickies. Christ
     
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  7. Raylight

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    Who wants to know?
    you should be fine just block the future update that kernal exploit should be out soon and it supports 5.5.1 afaik
     
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  8. deinonychus71

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    Don't blink. Blink and your console is updated. Nintendo is fast. Faster than you can believe. Don't turn your back. Don't look away. And don't blink. Good Luck.

    Sorry.
     
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  9. Raylight

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    fast but not fast enough to keep up with the trends.
     
  10. Maverick923
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    You cared if you replied. You have added nothing constructive to this thread. Why not try some positive reinforcement. I am sorry, but I use google to do my searches, and maybe I did not see a stickie.
     
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    Lol you think someone replying to a thread means they care about a certain post? Hilarious.
    Stickies are "stuck" at the top of every forum category. (Generally) You can't miss them. And are pretty much common knowledge that they exist.
    Don't worry I won't "care" any more.
    I'll just leave this here.
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/goodbye...-was-fun-while-it-lasted.417723/#post-6142253
     
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    Thank you for your input. I am sorry my thread was such an inconvenience for such a veteran user like yourself. I know you don't care, but thank you for your response.
     
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  14. wartimekillers

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    I care, yesterday my wiiu updated itself even i've setup tubehax and block nintendo server url, it's somehow just still connected and updated
     
  15. mech

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    My wiiu tried to download the update itself, it changed the DNS settings on its own somehow and got around tubehax.
     
  16. Raylight

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    It resets the dns everytime i go into internet settings
     
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    That explains maybe what happened to me, I cancelled the update by powering off and then running the update remover and it got rid of it.
     
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    Im already on 5.5.1 so idk i get the "X" on the updater but everytime i go into internet settings the dns it back to factory settings
     
  19. jmrodrigues

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    I don't know how would it change the DNS automatically. I just keep a fixed IP, fixed DNS to TubeDNS and Wii MAC blocked on the router, no issues here.
     
  20. Cava

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    I was a lot in internet settings but never changed it back the dns settings or any other settings to factory. (5.3.2)