hi there, my name is stuart and i joined couple of weeks ago to mod my brand new wii. Well just to report it was very sucessful and am now playing games from external hard drive and me and my son are having a lot of fun. would really like to say thanks to everyone who posted these tutorials and has taken the time to develop this stuff, thanks and great site by the way.
Hi and welcome to WiiHacks stuart1234
If you need advice or help for anything Wii related you have joined the right site, whether its hard or soft modded.
Don’t be shy, ask if you are stuck, just don’t expect other people to do all the work for you.
Before you start anything, make sure you read the rules go over the tutorials, and most importantly, search before asking questions.
Make sure you post in the correct areas of the forums.
Here is the site index Ultimate WiiHacks Index written by ShadowSonic2
If you are starting from scratch, new 3.1-4.1 written by Dogeggs
If you already have Homebrew, upgrade to 4.1 written by Dogeggs
Don’t update to 4.2, but if you are already on 4.2, complete 4.2 guide written by Messie
2009 Wii Serial numbers after LU3884XXXX and LEH2676XXXX have probably got the new D3-2 chip that prevents playing backup DVD's. They can still use original discs and USB loaders.
I hope you have a great time here at WiiHacks, and increase your knowledge of all things Wii.