New Wants To Know What He Is Doing
Hey guys, thanks for clicking this post to help this newbie out. I think I got the basic jist of what I have to do to softmod my wii, but I just want to make sure I am doing it right (I mean even with the Wii U out, wiis are still kinda expensive).
Let me just get started by saying that my Wii is has never been modded (Virgin Wii right?), and is 4.3U. By what I understand the program I have to use is Letterbomb. What I need you guys to tell me is all the steps that I need to do, I have read the guides, but I just wanted to be 100% positive that I am doing everything right.
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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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intros in newb discussion now? lol
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Thanks alot, I seemed to have missed a few of those guides you posted and they have helped me alot.
I wouldn't think this would qualify as an introduction.
Originally Posted by Brian
Last edited by skellinator; 12-26-2012 at 01:53 PM.
Reason: no need for that big intro post in there again
Yes, you have to use Letter Bomb or one of the Disc exploits.
I would use the Letterbomb.
Also as long as you understand the Guide and use the Guide as stated, then you should be fine.
Keep the guide open , so you know you are doing everything right.
As it stands we have no idea if you are doing it right as we are not their with you.
It's easier then it seems.Take your time and you will be fine.
Linking often get ignored; I wondered, but then went "why not" --- lmao!
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read THIS and you should be very well informed and have the needed links.