Hello Another New Person
Hello everyone and THANK YOU for all the great information on how to mod my Wii. I came here looking to mod my Wii to play burned back up disk which if I read right I can since I have an old Wii the identifier I found here on the site says There is a 75% chance the chipset is GC2-D2E and was made in 2006 which means I can play burned copies right? I know I will probably have a bunch of questions about modding my Wii. I am not here to run illegal copies of games just backup copies of my games since they get scratched so easily.
Also if I read correctly all I have to do is follow the guide to soft mod the Wii and put everything on my SD card then just burn the games and play them right? Which program would be the best to use to burn my games? I am just making sure of everything so I do not get a virus on my computer or brick my Wii.
1 more thing is it legal to play back up copies of games that I have for SNES on the Wii. Removed Grey Area ( I don't think it is legal since I am not making the copies) since I have alot of SNES games.
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR THE HELP
Also live in close to Hagerstown, MD is there anyone reputable close by that I could bring my Wii and computer so they could help me get set up for a fee of course.
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Last edited by Jax; 12-22-2012 at 01:19 PM.
Reason: Merged Posts../Removed Grey Area..
Yes, you probably will be able to run back ups from the disc drive, but we recommend Usb loading.(It's Faster and is not choppy)
Also when it comes to getting the snes games...that is a grey area, just search is all I can say.
Please don't ask where to get copies of games /snes etc....It's against the Rules.
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Just follow the soft mod any wii guide, read it a few times and you can do it yourself.
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Please read them and Do your best to follow them.
Now, let's get that Wii Modded.Below you will find the best Soft Mod Tutorial around.Follow it to a "T" and you will have everything running smoothly.
Here is the The Best Softmod guide around
MauiFrog's SoftMod Any Wii Guide
Yes! This guide is for all Wii's.
Here is The basic's about what you will be doing and what you will need to know, please read this as it will prove to be useful.
This is Bluphant's
Basic Introduction To Wii Hacking
Remember we have alot of material that can help you out,so please have a look at these Tutorials & Guides.
Here is a link to other useful Tutorials and Guides.
Backing up your games can be done two ways.1.) Through your Usb Loaders. 2.)Through you computer using The Wii Game manager.
To Backup your games This program Will Be needed.
Peire's Wii Game Manager Guide
Please be aware that newer Wii's Do not play back up disc from the disc drive. Your only option will be to load from the Usb port.Usb Loading is recommeded as you will not have any lag and if your lazy like me,you won't have to get up to change the Disc.
Before you go out and spend money on a HDD for your Wii,make sure that it is on the Compatibility list.This will save you time and money.
For Compatibility For Hdd Please refer to the link below.
Favs Usb Compatibility List
Formatting your Hard drive is not hard.Read this Guide a couple of times and then proceed to format.You will be pleased with the out come.I recommend the fat32 guide ,because you have your HBC/Emulators run from your HDD and your Usb Loaders With out the need of having two partition's.
Now your need a way to Format you hard drive.I recommend Pob3008 Fat32 Guide.
Pob3008 Fat32 Guide
Now those games that give you problems loading like MW3, we have a Guide for that. This guide should get those troublesome games working.Please ask question's in that thread if you are unable to get them up and running.Somebody will get to your post as soon as possible.
For those Troublesome games,have a look Here.
Bmarlo's Ultimate List Of troublesome Games & Solutions
Blackscreens and Freezes can be caused by a number of things, Please take a look at the link below first before posting your problem as it might have already been asked and answered.
For Blackscreens & Freezes.Please refer to the link below.
Playerkp420 Blackscreens & Freezes-Causes And Solutions
Problem with music games? Not a problem.Look here.
Peire's The Ultimate Guide To Music And Dance Games
For Modchip User's Please Look Here.
More Useful Guides
ShadowSonic2 Ultimate WiiHacks Index
Ithian's WiiHacks Guides:The Auther Index
Bmarlo's Multi Mod Manager Guide
Bmarlo's Free Signature Giveaway 2.0
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Thanks for the Info Jax will be looking into getting an external hard drive before I start to mod