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    Post New black wii

    I softmodded a black wii yesterday, using: Amarokz Softmod Wii 4.2 Guide. This guide has never let me down. i checked the black wii with a copy of the new super mario bros from sd card it loaded and played no probs. the problem is it doesnt play back up games from dvd-r the games work fine for me but not on his. But load every time from sd.
    i am just missing a vital piece of the puzzle.Can some one please help with this.
    when i finished the tut i then followed this bit of a tut from this site(wiihacks.com the best site there is) to get the preloader installed, this is the tut :

    The following are really optional and not needed to play backups. Also mind that incorrect use of them might brick you!! so use with caution!!

    D6) This will install a hacked ios70 on the Wii. Please read below very carefully, as you may brick your wii if you dont follow instructions properly. A hacked ios70 is needed for 2 reasons:
    a) Allows wiiware and VC games to run through SD card.
    b)Allows installation of priiloader, which is the only brick protection you can get if you don't have Bootmii/boot2. It is totally recommended to install priiloader.
    Here is how you install ios70:
    -Start wadmanager from HBC
    -Accept the agreement and with default settings (ios249 & SD card) press A to browse the SD card.
    -Find IOS70-64-v6687 [Patched][FreeTheBug].wad and press A
    -Make sure you install and NEVER EVER uninstall the ios70! If you uninstall ios70 or any ios lower than 200, your Wii will suffer a slow and painful DEATH!
    -Once you are 10000% sure it says , press A to install the file.
    -Once it's done, press Home to return to HBC.
    -Now you can breath.

    In the first (amarokz) tut i followed, it uses dop-ios to install ios 53,55,70. do you think the second step of installing the patched ios70-64-v6687 has anything to do with this or am i missing something. Or did i not have to install the patch and just install preloader cause dop-ios has already installed ios 70

    I did my friends wii with the same tut a while back but did not install preloader or the ios70-64-v6687 and dont want do it until i know what it will do. and dont want to get a brick.

    Can someone please help me

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    is your wii also black or the white..... the new black wii's have new drive chips that block dvd-r backups.... you have to USB LOAD with those wii's as there is not a fix yet....


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    Yes the one that wont play back ups is a black one the other one i did is white one and works both on system menu 4.2. would it be ok to install ios70 patched then the preloader from the tut on this site, as i need some brick protection on the white one. even though i have already installed 53,55,70 with dop-ios, thanks for your help and replys.

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    Yes, on the black wii you should be on 4.2U sys menu.. so you will have to use messies tut (link in my sig) but like you mentioned make a NAND backup and priiloader and bootmii, the bootmii is really your brick protection. also make sure you re-read the tut before you go forward with added to the mods on the wii (black and white)

    (also install at your own risk )


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    Unhappy so far...................

    So just to get this straight. i have spent two nights reading the tuts. i am going to install the "IOS70-64-v6687 [Patched][FreeTheBug].wad" then install preloader.(on the white wii) with the hack ini file in the root of my sd.
    Also i have installed preloader on the black one i cant get it to change to load straight to the wiis system menu even though i have changed the settings to boot to system menu. is this right?

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    there is a problem with Priiloader .02 try finding the R32 release or reinstall priiloader V .01 on top of the current priiloader


    This is for the black wii
    Last edited by twiggy2cents; 12-18-2009 at 08:48 AM.

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    white one

    i am not too much bothered about the black wii its the white one what piiloader should i use for thst is there a differant one for the diferant wii's black and white seeing as you said it was ffor the black one?

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