Worth updating to 5.1.1 from 4.1.0?

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  1. yahoo
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    In light of the browser exploit being ported to support 5.1.0, I'm considering it is okay to update my WiiU, but is there any real reason to? I've read the changelog from nintendo[1] and I'm not sold. Does anyone, from experience, have any input on whether they like the new features?

    [1]: http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3070/p/431

    As an aside, I also found this paragraph on this nintendo page to be rather funny:
     
  2. Robfozz

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    I don't understand why you wouldn't want to. The browser exploit works still. All your getting is minor improvements but you shouldn't not want to update, thats kinda dumb lol
     
  3. Adr990

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    Because on 5.0.1 the kernel has been updated I believe, thus perhaps rendering it impossible for the team working on it to get more access.

    Is there a way to fool / redirect the Wii U to your own server and get a update from there?
    Some way to replace the 5.0.1 files with the 5.0.0 update.

    I'm on 2.1.0E and since I yet cannot block updates with my router (Gonna use a Raspberry Pi for that) I'm sticking with that for now.
     
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    Actually, I forgot about that; I will not update. Crediar did make it clear that the browser exploit still works, but not sure about the PPC kernel, the files of which were in fact updated:

     
  5. BullyWiiPlaza

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    Please read the Homebrew Situation & FAQ thread.
     
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    I have read it. The quote you provided is only talking about the browser exploit to run unsigned code in user space. Marionumber1 and NWPlayer123 don't have a kernel exploit yet, so they can't speak to whether or not the kernel exploit that Chadderz is holding still works in 5.1.0.
     
  7. Duo8

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    Well 5.1.1 is out now I think.
     
  8. Rinnux

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    Don't update. 5.1 has no advantages over 4.1. Besides we know that a kernel exploit exists in 4.1. We still don't know if it exists in 5.1
     
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    Yea this thread is moot now that updating to 5.1.0 isn't an option anymore and the current update 5.1.1 breaks the browser exploit...