Just joined today and am working on reading to try and figure out the modding thing. My Wii is a few years old and was recently updated to 4.2. From what I am reading I think I can still soft mod it but won't be able to play backups??? Still nervous about doing anything until I read more, any re-assurance or guidance would be appreciated.
Hello and welcome to the wiihacks community. As your Wii is an older model, it will not have that new D3-2 chip that prevents game backup discs from playing. Follow the correct softmod guide and enjoy playing your game backups.
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