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    Playing Videos on the Wii

    This is what i would like to be able to do.

    I would like to be able to load video files from a DVD on my Wii. Not SdCard, but a DVD.

    Not Movie DVD's. You see, i'm a safety Technician and i do tons of presentations, but i don't have a Laptop. I would like to use my Wii (with a projector) to display Photos and Videos that are related to my lectures.

    Can anybody help me out here?

    I already have a 3.1u Wii with HBC and Neogamma RC4 and GBA Emulator all running on IOS 249 Rev 13 (just so you know i'm not totally new at this)

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    mplayer ce will do that, the agent x mod channel is my fav, you need to install dvdx to enable it to read off the dvd too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricj View Post
    This is what i would like to be able to do.

    I would like to be able to load video files from a DVD on my Wii. Not SdCard, but a DVD.

    Not Movie DVD's. You see, i'm a safety Technician and i do tons of presentations, but i don't have a Laptop. I would like to use my Wii (with a projector) to display Photos and Videos that are related to my lectures.

    Can anybody help me out here?

    I already have a 3.1u Wii with HBC and Neogamma RC4 and GBA Emulator all running on IOS 249 Rev 13 (just so you know i'm not totally new at this)
    Your audience wiil sure be surprised!!

    also no power point presentations and no doc files go to the wii... export them int jpg if you have any

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    Quote Originally Posted by messie View Post
    Your audience wiil sure be surprised!!

    also no power point presentations and no doc files go to the wii... export them int jpg if you have any
    Yeah i looked around, it's too bad really. That's the sort of stuff Homebrew would be perfect for. I mean, we can have a Whiteboard on the Wii... having more presentation tools would be awesome!

    But thanks, this already helps a lot

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    hey dogeggs, i used your softmod for dummies 4.i guide, i dont remember the dvdx file, actually now that i think about i do remember it , part of the bootmii part right? anyways, this agent x mod wont disrupt anything in that guide will it? just want to be sure before i put in on there. thanx

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    it is not part of the bootmii, it is just in the same package with it. So no problem, if you already have DVDx from the Hackmii installation, you don't have to redo it...

    I have another problem tho... Mplayer AX as channel won't recognise my HDD while the Geexbox plays with no problem... do i have to install ios202 for usb2 support??

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    you need ios202 for usb2 but if geexbox works you may as well stick with that...

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