after you've got your wii up and running, check out that link. in the section 'chapter 2: hacking your wii', there is a link for IOS-UPDATE. youll want to download this, load MMM, copy all the files in ios-update to sd:\wad and install them all with MMM. the ios's in there will help ensure maximum compatibility when playing wii games VIA usb. its opitional, but if you find yourself in a situation where a game loads to a black screen, chances are the iOS isnt installed or the IOS it needs is out of date and needs a newer version.