Hello, I'm a 24 year wife and mother to a 2 year old, also a full time physical therapy student. Had my Wii for a little over a month, and I'm def not a game expert! I'm interested in learning about things I can do with my wii. I have softmod, but a little confused as to where to go from here. Trying to catch up on all the forums.
Hi Trim welcome to
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It is recommended that you read the forum rules before posting and be sure to post in the correct sections. If you are having trouble finding the post you want, follow the Ultimate Searching Guide by emuhack. You can also look in the Recommended Tutorials and Guides section.
Another helpful resource is the Ultimate Wiihacks Index by Shadowsonic2.
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Do not update to 4.3!! As it will be more difficult to softmod the Wii.
Guides for softmodding your Wii:
If your wii's firmware version is from 3.0-4.2 then follow this updated guide by Cile- 3.0-4.2 Softmod Guide
If you updated to the latest system menu (4.3) follow the 4.3 softmod guide by mauifrog.
this guide should also work for red wiis
If you'd prefer loading Wii Backups from a USB HDD then follow this guide or this guide.
There is also a Wii Modchips Section. Modchips will allow you to launch your game backups through the Disc Channel.
Wiihacks also has an IRC Chatroom, follow this link for IRC Welcome and rules.
Shadowsonic2 has guides that will help you connect to the IRC using Chatzilla or mIRC.
If you are having trouble with certain backups below are some links that might help.
CoD Black OPS by Krank- Here
Monster Hunter Tri Guide by Davepm- Here
Super Mario Galaxy 2 Guide by Ithian-Here
New Super Mario Bros Wii Guide by Davepm- Here
Metroid Other M Guide by emuhack- Here
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