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    Problem getting Homebrew apps to load

    Hi Ho.
    Writing titles can be rly hard at times :-/
    Anyway, here is my problem:
    I downloaded many homebrew games from wiibrew using PC and from homebrew browser using Wii (yeah i dunno where they are stored :-/ ). Some of these games load fine, no problem. Some of these won't load, ever. I dont think that some of the most recommended homebrew games on Wii dont run at all. Additionally, I was not able to find any call for help on the same issue on the web. Thus the problem must be on my side.
    I can say there should not be a problem with my Wii as I re-hacked it using the softmod any Wii guide in January 2013. After this "update" the same homebrews that had not loaded before did still fail to load. I even tried different SD cards: 1GB hack-able by Hama, 2GB hack-able by SanDisk, 128MB by SanDisk. Plus 2 different HDDs: 1TB by WD, 2TB by WD. I have a white old Wii with a backup-compatible DVD drive.

    Here a list of some games that work:
    Soyobon Action
    Duck Hunt
    Achtung Wii Kurve
    Dont get Crushed
    Komopong
    Gravitii
    All Zombies must die 1+2

    Here a list of some games that dont work:
    Swing Ball
    OpenTyrianWii
    Meritous

    sry this list is so short. I dont remember all games i tried, then deleted. If you need me to test a specific game (that should run), tell me and i will test it via USB and SD.

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    Post a SysCheck --- directions and program to do so can be found HERE. Post the resulting csv file as a reply to this thread.

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    I need to note that I currently do not have the d2x CIOS installed, but certainly had when I tried some homebrew games that are not working at all. I am currently on cIOS38r17 since I need that for triiforce v7.

    here goes:
    [spoiler]sysCheck v2.1.0b19 by Double_A and R2-D2199, Nano
    ...runs on IOS58 (rev 6176).

    Region: NTSC-U (original region: PAL)
    System Menu 4.0/4.1U (v54449)
    Priiloader installed
    Drive date: 2007.02.13
    Homebrew Channel 1.1.0 running on IOS58
    HomebrewFilter ist nicht installiert
    Hollywood v0x11
    Console ID: 42642764
    Boot2 v2
    Found 122 titles.
    Found 52 IOS on this console. 2 of them are stub.

    IOS4 (rev 3): Stub
    IOS9 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
    IOS11 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
    IOS12 (rev 526): No Patches
    IOS13 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS14 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS15 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS16 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, Flash Access, NAND Access
    IOS17 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS20 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
    IOS21 (rev 1039): No Patches
    IOS22 (rev 1294): No Patches
    IOS28 (rev 1807): No Patches
    IOS30 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
    IOS31 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS33 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS34 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS35 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS36 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access
    IOS37 (rev 5663): No Patches
    IOS38 (rev 4124): No Patches
    IOS41 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS43 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS45 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS46 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS48 (rev 4124): No Patches
    IOS50 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
    IOS51 (rev 4864): Stub
    IOS53 (rev 5663): No Patches
    IOS55 (rev 5663): No Patches
    IOS56 (rev 5662): No Patches
    IOS57 (rev 5919): No Patches
    IOS58 (rev 6176): USB 2.0
    IOS60 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
    IOS61 (rev 5662): No Patches
    IOS70 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
    IOS80 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
    IOS90 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
    IOS202[60] (rev 65535, Info: hermesrodries-v6): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS222[38] (rev 4, Info: hermes-v4): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS223[38+37] (rev 4, Info: hermes-v4): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS224[57] (rev 65535, Info: hermesrodries-v6): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS236 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access
    IOS244[56] (rev 21006, Info: d2x-v6): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS245[37] (rev 21008, Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS246[38] (rev 21008, Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access
    IOS247[53] (rev 21008, Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS248[55] (rev 21008, Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS249[38] (rev 17): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS250 (rev 65535): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS251[58] (rev 21008, Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS254 (rev 65281): BootMii
    BC v4
    MIOS v65535

    Report generated on 2013/09/05.
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    You do have cIOSs installed, though some are old.

    Any reason why d2x 249 won't work with triiforce? That's kind of a big one that most homebrew use, so if you inside on using an old version of that, then yeah: other home brew may not work.

    we suggest people install v8-final of all d2x cIOSs at first.

    So until you do so, you won't get much additional support other than "use our guide".
    [spoiler=Click Below for recommended Links]
    Guides:

    Download the latest:
    Latest Loaders CFG v70r65
    GX r1226
    WiiFlow 4.2.1
    Other downloads DM/DML 2.11
    [/spoiler]

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    It is said in the triiforce thread that you need v17 of CIOS38 to use Triiforce, period. I think I did try d2x final, too.
    I might try those games (and triiforce) with d2x and report back.

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    That triiforce thread is also three years old.

    We do have a guide that lets you set up an emulated NAND based off of our recommended modding guide. I've never tried it, but that's something you can look into as well.
    [spoiler=Click Below for recommended Links]
    Guides:

    Download the latest:
    Latest Loaders CFG v70r65
    GX r1226
    WiiFlow 4.2.1
    Other downloads DM/DML 2.11
    [/spoiler]

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    I now installed d2x v8.

    Emunand from USB is said to dislike HDDs > 1TB, so I had to swap to SD-Emunand since I had my HDD upgraded from 1TBto 2TB. Triiforce v7 SD does not run properly with d2x (fails to load games).
    Also, these games I tested do not work from USB after installing d2x neither:
    - Retro Arch
    - Jumpin Jack
    - SwingBall 2
    - Tick Tock
    - Warheads
    - Tower defense (loads up, but freezes when i press "play" in main menu)

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    Homebrew games do not use cIOS to run, so the problems with the games you listed as not working lie elsewhere. Corrupt download maybe?

    As far as NAND emulation, take a look at THIS.

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    I think corrupt downloads is not a reason here, since it happens to the same games again and again, even after downloading them every time. Most of the time I use Homebrew Brower on the Wii to download stuff, but in the beginning I had also tried downloading via computer (from Wiibrew) and copying the stuff to SD/USB.

    @ cjizzle: I have taken DiosMios into consideration, thanks. But no, thanks. I want to preserve real disc compatibility.

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    I was pointing you to that thread because of the nand emulation, not dios mios. Fwiw that's what I use and it works well. You don't have to install dios mios. Just do everything else.

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