11-02-2011, 08:12 AM
4.2 and 4.3 add nothing. If you follow the guide completely, updates will be disabled, and you do not need to worry about it at all. There is some discussion in the Wii community about the necessity of the version patched system menu. This is mostly an esoteric discussion, without a whole lot of ramifications one way or the other. I wouldn't be concerned about a version patched 4.1.
Originally Posted by Yardie
Even if you did everything wrong and somehow updated system menu given current system menu versions, is that you get updated to 4.3. You could then letterbomb it and re-hack. At this point, it seems unlikely that our friends at nintendo are going to put any more effort into their aging console, so I wouldnt expect to see a 4.4 anytime soon if ever.
Damn you shifty, guess I should stop composing novellas and just hit save.
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11-02-2011, 08:15 AM
Blu your a legend it works on both my stick and hdd using a loader from the card, thank you so much
Originally Posted by BluPhant
11-02-2011, 08:18 AM
ok, thankyou. I did follow the instructions to the letter with no problems but will go back and check those update settings in priiloader again just to reassure myself.
Is it poss to revert back as I mentioned before? and is there any functionality lost by doing it?
11-02-2011, 08:20 AM
Revert back to what? A non patched version? You can do whatever you like, but there's no benefit.
11-02-2011, 08:39 AM
OK, shall leave it as it is. Patched 4.1E.
Thanks for your help.
11-02-2011, 09:51 AM
This was the easiest guide I have followed and got done correct the first time. Everything boots from my 8gig flash drive....so thanks again for the awesome guide!
11-03-2011, 09:11 AM
Is the softmod suppose to allow the ability to play backup discs? I softmodded a virgin Wii system and it cannot play my backup discs from the backup disc channel.
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Originally Posted by userix
Use this to find out (you must enter your Wii's serial number from the back of the unit):
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Wii Drive Chip Database - Serial Number Estimation
11-03-2011, 09:45 AM
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Originally Posted by nightstah
Not near the Wii right now, but it is one of the first release JP Wii, so it should be old enough to support backup discs. I have another Wii that was the initial US release Wii that also cannot play backup disc.
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