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    Disc Channel/ System Update help

    I have a wii on the 3.4 update and when i insert a disc the disc channel wont let me play the game unless i perform a system update. I installed the homebrew channel using bannerbomb when on version 4.0 and then downgraded to 3.4 because its the best version for running homebrew and using wads. Im worried that if i update to 4.1 it could mess up and brick my wii. Would this happen??? and also would i still be able to install wads and use homebrew?? Much appreciated if you could help a newbie out.

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    Retired WiiHacks Staff Tealc's Avatar
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    DO NOT run the update. If you do you'll be the proud owner of the following



    Upgrading after Downgrading is the worst thing you couild do.
    Not really doing much Wii stuff these days.

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    Would it be possible to upgrade using------) http://www.wiihacks.com/customizatio...wanankoko.html or will that still brick my wii??? I want to play online and the only way for me to do that is to update.

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    how did i not brick my wii when i first started modding my wii i was already on 4.0 and i downgraded my fw to 3.4 then to 3.2 bc i coulndt get any back ups to work at all, then i updated it back to 4.0u and that is where i am now but i didnt brick my system? did i just get lucky?

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    Have a look through the Bricked Issues forum recently and you'll see half a dozen poor unfortunates who downgraded from 4.0 to 3.2 and back up with say the Conduit disc and got a brick for their troubles.

    Lucky perhaps, maybe the down to 3.4 and then to 3.2 helped.
    Not really doing much Wii stuff these days.

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    i didnt use a game though when i updated back to 4.0 u used the update through nintendo via internet! maybe that helped? but damn im lucky!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamhull View Post
    I have a wii on the 3.4 update and when i insert a disc the disc channel wont let me play the game unless i perform a system update. I installed the homebrew channel using bannerbomb when on version 4.0 and then downgraded to 3.4 because its the best version for running homebrew and using wads. Im worried that if i update to 4.1 it could mess up and brick my wii. Would this happen??? and also would i still be able to install wads and use homebrew?? Much appreciated if you could help a newbie out.
    Did you install PreLoader v0.29 or Starfall to block Disc Updates but Starfall will only work on a 3.2 menu and PreLoader will only work on 3.2 or 4.0. So you may want to downgrade or you can use a PC app on the ISO before burning called Wii BrickBlocker which removes the update partition of a game but BrickBlocked ISOs sometimes don't work as well as the 1:1 Copies

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    i used preloder on my wii and i played with the settings now every time i turn my wii on it goes to homebrew and when i exit it goest to homebrew how can i fix it
    i donegraded my wii to ver 3.2 to get red of preloader but when i reinstalled it does the samething

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    Hold reset while booting you wii then it should take you to preloader then it should say:
    LOAD:Homebrew or Autoboot:Homebrew or something, change it to System menu.

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