WODE region hack with Wii 4.3 possible?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by regnad, Jul 8, 2014.

  1. regnad
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    regnad Button Masher

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    I'm getting a Japanese Wii from a friend that has firmware 4.3 on it. I'm also buying a WODE. However it seems from what I've read that the WODE region hack only works on 4.1 or lower. Is this true? Is there some way around this so I can play US back ups?

    Do I have to downgrade the Wii? I can't find how to do this anywhere.

    Or is there a better/easier way around this?

    Sorry for my stupid noob question! Thanks so much in advance for your help!!
     
  2. Mariosegafreak

    Mariosegafreak AKA ZeroTheSavior

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    Install priiloader, turn off region lock.

    Or install USB Loader GX along with d2x and insert a disk. (The program doesn't actually require a USB drive)
     
  3. regnad
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    Is it possible to install HBC ond WodeFlow on a 4.3J (Japanese) Wii with a WODE? I can't seem to find that anywhere!

    Also, is there a good noob installation walkthrough for Priiloader?

    Thanks again!!
     
  4. regnad
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    regnad Button Masher

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    Looks like I need HBC in order to load Priiloader, right?
     
  5. migles

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    i dont think you will need a drive emulator, you can install easly the homebrew channel and region unlock it

    there is no need for buy anything.... if i am not mistaken...

    you can use modmii, for easly create the stuff.

    if you want the "manual" way:

    use letterbomb to install Homebrew channel ( http://please.hackmii.com/ )

    install bootmii make a nand backup (better safe than sorry) and install priiloader, in priiloader there is a option for region unlock and you are pratically done, if you want other stuff is up to you and you can ask
     
  6. gamesquest1

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    i think the wode is pointless on the wii, you can just plug a hard drive in and run games from there which is way more simpler than messing about with a ode device
     
  7. regnad
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    regnad Button Masher

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    Thank you so much for the helpful responses!

    How do you make a nand back up?

    Where do I find my MAC Address?

    Do I need Hackmii, or should I uncheck that box?

    Excuse me for the dumb noob questions! :(
     
  8. Count Duckula

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    There's really no need to buy an ODE when softmodding allows you to load games from a USB hdd so easily.

    I've modded about 10 wiis with the following steps (taken from http://gwht.wikidot.com/):

    http://gwht.wikidot.com/homebrew-channel
    http://gwht.wikidot.com/ios236
    http://gwht.wikidot.com/d2x (I install d2xV8 final from here: https://code.google.com/p/d2x-cios/downloads/list)
    http://gwht.wikidot.com/usb-loader
    http://gwht.wikidot.com/forwarder

    Or you could use modmii which walks you through the process: http://gbatemp.net/threads/modmii-for-windows-official-support-topic.207126/
    I've never used it but many around here recommend it. Once you've modded one manually it's trivial to do it again.
     
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