WiiU boot intervention

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by B4rtj4h, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. B4rtj4h
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    B4rtj4h Gaming addict #2 and some

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    With the update Nintendo is releasing next week they have a few new options.
    One of them is to hold "B" on the Gamepad/ Gamecontroller and it will boot directly in to vWii mode.

    I think there is a possible way for us to get in to that. (ofc. from the moment that we can look in to the memory from the WiiU.)

    When we are in that starting sequence I think we can insert our own possible .elf loader.

    So yeah. It's a big "IF"... but it's possible.
     
  2. metroid maniac

    metroid maniac An idiot with an opinion

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    No... No, it isn't possible.
    There's less possibility for an exploit that way than there is through the normal boot process.
     
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  3. julialy

    julialy Homebrewer

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    why are you still guessing?

    it could be possible tho...
     
  4. driverdis

    driverdis I am Justice

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    Its not possible. what it probably does is boot in Wii U mode same as before,but then switch to vWii based on if you held "B" while it was booting.its probably automated and may not even require a wiimote to launch it this way.
     
  5. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    Man you guys are just praying for anything aren't you?

    I'm waiting until the:

    "Nintendo just updated New Super Mario Bros U. I think that might allow us to get in..."
     
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  6. beano311

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    New Super Luigi U DLC is coming out, maybe we can intercept the download before it gets to the Wii U and change Luigi to Waluigi and then everything will be upside down because Waluigi's logo is Luigi's but upside down and then when the Wii U boot, holding B will make it launch U iiW, which is Wii U backwards and will make it backwards compatible with the Wii hacks and we can finally install the Wii U Homebrew Channel that Nintendo has been hiding from us since launch.
     
  7. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    I read that as "You, ew."
     
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  8. beano311

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    Yeah, I did not mean to call anyone a female sheep (that's a "ewe"); however I just realized that I was wrong anyway, it wouldn't be Wii U backwards, it would be Wii U upside down, or "M!! n"... this changes everything and invalidates my theorem. Oh well, back to the drawing board.

    In all seriousness though, I don't think Nintendo is doing anything different here than they are doing when you launch vWii from the Wii U home screen, meaning if it could be done, it would have been done probably at launch. If it is redirecting to vWii somehow at boot without loading any Wii U code, chances are it'll actually be even more secure than when you launch it from the Wii U menu...
     
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  9. Maxternal

    Maxternal Peanut Gallery Spokesman

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    An important detail to note here is that you have to hold (B) on the GAMEPAD which means it's still in Wii U mode and we don't have access to that mode yet.

    At most you could use this to temporarily bypass the hard drive format nag screen.
     
  10. blaisedinsd

    blaisedinsd GBAtemp Maniac

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    Yeah it's actually kind of silly, hold b on the gamepad to boot in to a mode that immediately makes the gamepad useless and forces you to change controllers
     
  11. Ray Lewis

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    Anyone hear about update and hack?
     
  12. julialy

    julialy Homebrewer

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    update not released until thursday