WiiU firmware update v4.1.0

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by lucasanti, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. lucasanti
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    Today a new firmware is available for WiiU. It seems to include just stability improvements.
    Has anyone installed it on WiiU ? is the Homebrew channel still working on vWii ?
     
  2. migles

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    "stability improvements"
    i bet nontiendo is whispering like brick heck (the middle tv show):
     
  3. fatsquirrel

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    Dont update until more is known. Thats the general rule ofcourse.
     
  4. migles

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    let him volunteer :C we need a bait wii u, and i have no wii u,
    i don't know what i am doing in here anyway
     
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  5. ut2k4master

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    vwii is unaffected
     
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  6. hobblinharry

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    idk if vwii was actually unaffected in anyway but it seems that it is. hbc still works and loads for me.
     
  7. matto21

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    same for me
    all OK
     
  8. Tubarao

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    Stability improvements? Horn and Freeze fix? (in some games) :P
     
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    Well, I can't turn on the Wii U because it will most likely update without my consent. Pretty sure I deleted and disabled the WiFi connection in the settings; I can always hold down B to load vWii directly though.

    The system can't update if there's no WiFi connection :creep:
     
  10. Pogostick

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    Long time no see. But the vWii will know that you haven't updated yet and will say no and wait until you update.
     
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    I booted into vWii just fine by holding down B as the console booted up, so until I go to the Wii U menu, I should be fine.
     
  12. Pogostick

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    So by disabling Wi-Fi, the vWii will forget there's an update that needs to be issued?
     
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    Well, I didn't see any prompts, so I'll take that as a yes, but I might have been lucky. I just held down B during the boot up and went to the vWii menu.
     
  14. Pogostick

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    Yeah before the vWii knew I guess.
     
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    I wish there was a way to completely block updates...Ugh.
     
  16. Elusivo

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    Looks like it also updates the gamepad's firmware for whatever reason. (Gimme longer wifi range and gamepad buttons on vWii nintendo!)

    I was running low on battery and a pop up window with an ok button said i had to charge battery, as i dun like being told to, i didn't charge, and another window saying the same popped up again, i ignored again and then it said that it couldn't update the gamepad like that but that it might update it in the future if needed or something.
     
  17. fatsquirrel

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    I personally would stay away from it. It sounds fishy, updating the gamepad too.
     
  18. RodrigoR

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    I updated, running vwii modded no problem. (hbc, wiiflow, usbloadergx)
     
  19. OncleJulien

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    anyone know how to boot directly to vwii so i can avoid this update?
     
  20. JoostinOnline

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    There's no reason to avoid it.
     
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