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    Lightbulb Korean Wii - Softmod Questions

    Here's the story of what happened...

    I went to my friend's home today and he turned on his Wii. It was already softmodded and he told he bought it before some 2 years or something. He inserted some backup discs, and he loaded it through the disc channel! Is that even possible?!

    I have no idea at all how he did that. I checked the Wii serial no. and saw that it started with LKM (Korean). I checked the system menu and it was 4.2U. I understand that it is a Korean Wii region changed to USA.

    I asked him where he bought it from. He told he bought it from

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    His Homebrew Channel is v1.0.6 runs on IOS 61 v21.29.He does not seen to have BootMii installed, but he has Priiloader (0.4 r78)

    I borrowed his Wii so I could update the cIOSes safely and enable USB Loading for him. I can follow the Softmod ANY Wii guide, but I want to know whether any risks are involved, being this a Korean Wii and all.

    Here is a sysCheck, please advise.

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    Is there any chance of bricking this Wii? It is a friend's Wii, so I have to be very careful with this.
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    Looks like he has DarkCorp or something similar, that's why backup discs load via the Disc Channel. I had it once but got rid of it. I USB load everything so it wasn't worth keeping.

    I'm not completely sure so you should wait for a second opinion but I assume I'd be fine as long as you follow the instructions specific to the Korean Wii. The Softmod ANY Wii guide includes a section to change a Korean Wii's region.

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    So, I just searched for what DARKCORP is, and I found it pretty interesting. I also saw many people saying that it can easily brick your Wii, etc. etc. I think it's a pretty useful ability for most of those who use backup discs, considering the very very long loading times of Neogamma.

    When I bought an out of region PAL Wii Sports Resort I tried to load it through Neogamma, but it took a long time to load. I just used USB Loader GX's mount CD feature to run it and then ripped it.

    And, yes, I'll wait for someone else's advice. Some WiiHacks staff or a Senior Member.

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    So, I just tried the Softmod ANY Wii guide, and couldn't install most of the IOS because of this stupid useless DARKCORP. I saw the guide to remove, but I'm not sure whether I should progress or not. Please help!

    I ran the HackMii installer with Bannerbomb v2, and what's strange is that the drive reads Backup discs but BootMii can be installed only as IOS!
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    Yes! Finally modded the Wii. Used Ithian's "Remove DARKCORP/cIOSCORP from any Wii Console" guide. It worked without any error. Then used Softmod ANY Wii guide perfectly. However, only 1 issue remains. HBC runs off IOS61 instead of IOS58. How do I fix this?

    EDIT: Found it out, I just need to re-run the HackMii installer. Any mod, please close the thread!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kunparekh18
    Yes! Finally modded the Wii. Used Ithian's "Remove DARKCORP/cIOSCORP from any Wii Console" guide. It worked without any error. Then used Softmod ANY Wii guide perfectly. However, only 1 issue remains. HBC runs off IOS61 instead of IOS58. How do I fix this?
    Is the HBC version 1.1.0? Make sure the system has IOS58 and that is installed properly.

    Never mind I guess, looks like you fixed it.

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    Yes, it's 1.1.0. However, I installed IOS58 after installing the HBC. Don't worry, I found it out. I edited the above post the same time as you posted yours (5:54 PM).

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