Will it hurt my wii if I accidentally install a foriegn wad?

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  1. MaGnUmKiLLa
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    like for example I'm in the USA but if I was to install a wiiware game from Japan would that mess up my console? some of these people that upload wads like that are bad for just not knowing what they're talking about. I installed Gradius and played it but it was in Japanese but it played fine and everything so I don't know if it doesn't hurt your wii, if it doesn't matter like at all, or if they had just run like regionfreed on it or something
     
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    It shouldn't. If the WAD isn't regionfree and if you lack regionfree capabilities, all it'll do is say that your console is not compatible with the game, and the system will just restart.
     
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    ok, thx a bunch
     
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    When you get the message that the game is incompatible, just run the wad trough free the wads (isn't that the name?) and reinstall it.. You'll be fine
     
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    So long as it doesn't have a bad banner it'll be fine... (but of course, that would stuff you up regardless of the region)
     
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    People seem to like to use the word "accident" really loosely here sometimes.

    Here it's an "accidental" install before it even happened in the first place
     
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    You could have gotten a wad that was mislabeled or not labeled at all, then it would be an accident.
     
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