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    Thumbs up Hello. Happy to have found you guys.

    Hi everyone. Want to thank you all for the time and effort you have put into this very valuable site/resource.

    I'm a father of four small kids. Can't tell you the number of times that small grimy hands have mucked up the Wii game discs - and so when I heard that you can modify wii with homebrew to then allow you to boot games from a usb drive - I WAS IN.

    So while I don't fully understand all that I did the other day, I can tell you that my kids think its sooo cool to not have to find misplaced or clean dirty or have anything to do with discs anymore.

    I thank you for the extra time that you have given back to our lives as a result. Keep up the good work. You guys are very smart - so go easy on us old guys as you drag us along for this great ride.

    Sincerely,

    Jeff

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    Hello
    and welcome to



    Thank you for becoming a member of the best wii modding site around!


    First off you need to read the
    Site rules and try your best to abide by them.

    Now we know the rules its time to find the right guide for modding your wii, I recommend the


    The Softmod Any Wii Guide by Mauifrog

    This guide works for all wii's



    And Bluphant's noobs guide - Basic introduction to wii hacking

    There are also other guides which you can find in the
    Guides and tutorials section


    Once you have completed the guide you need to ascertain if your wii is capable of playing backups via the disc drive or whether you need to be usb loading.


    Wii's post 2009 generally cannot play backups via the disc drive and have to use usb loading.


    I recommend usb loading anyway as you can add an remove your games easily and there is no wear and tear on your disc drive and no messing about with discs etc.


    What you will need to know -


    What drives are compatible -
    Usb Compatibility list

    How to set your drive up -
    Loading and Playing Wii Backup Games from USB HDD


    Once your HDD is setup and ready to go, you will need a program to manage your games!
    Checkout Peire's
    Wii Game Manager Guide


    Now your set up and ready to go, but you run in to a problem with one of your game backups -


    List of problematic games and the solutions




    Now if you're a modchip user you need to get over to the
    Modchip Section

    Wiihacks also has an IRC chat room so you can get live help and assistance from staff and other

    members -
    IRC welcome and rules

    Other useful guides -


    Ultimate Wiihacks index

    Wiihacks guides - The Authors Index

    Multi Mod Manager guide

    Check out our resident site artist Peire's GFX Shop
    And his
    Free Signature Give Away!


    Finally if Wiihacks have helped you in any way you can help us keep helping by donating to keep us going!

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