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    Preloader Autoboot...

    I'm on 4.2, installed latest version of preloader. My settings for preloader are as follows:
    Autoboot: System Menu
    Return to: Autoboot

    Problem is, everytime I turn on my Wii it goes directly to preloader. I would think with these settings it would take me directly to the health screen then system menu. Are my settings wrong? Is this common with this version of preloader? Should I use a previous version, if so, how do I install? I'm only looking to get into preloader if needed by holding down the reset button on start up. Any help on this matter is greatly appreciated, thanks in advance.

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    i have return to preloader,
    anyways maybe u have Priiloader and not preloader. There was one buggy version that has broken autoboot function.
    So u have preloader v30 or priiloader?

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    just found this while looking around:

    Q: I set priiloader to autoboot the system menu but it still boots the Priiloader menu, why is that and what should I do about it?
    A: Priiloader v0.2 rev30 broke the autoboot system menu option, so even if set, it will load Priiloader. You will need to install a different version of Priiloader.

    and of course thats the one I just happened to install. wish i knew that before, but anyways... whats the best course of action to correct this? version, process, etc.? again any help on this is greatly appreciated. thanks to all, this site has been a wealth of Wii knowledge for sure!

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    Install a different version that doesn't do that?
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    I understand that, I am wondering what version should I use and what are the steps to reinstalling it? thats all.

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    Find ShadowSonic2 post, last I knew he always kept a link in his signature for the newest version. You can simply install on top of the older version per the accompanying readme for that particular utility.

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    found it

    found that link in shadowsonics post with the version you were talking about. i'll go with that one, v0.3 i believe. just wondering if I have to uninstall anything first or can I just repeat the same process and re-install over the older version? thanx in advance.

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    yea maybe you can

    Quote Originally Posted by nightstah View Post
    You can simply install on top of the older version per the accompanying readme for that particular utility.
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    OK NewFang, time to do some research, lol. I think that Priiloader saqys in the dox that it can be installed over an old version. BUT I think you need a patched IOS, either 60 or 70. But, you can launch HBC and bootmii from priiloader, I think, so installing the newversion should be cake. Just make sure you have the patched IOS first. Look at the guide (in these forums) for softmodding your Sys Menu version. I know the 4.2 guide talks about priiloader.

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    Got it up and running, thanx. I'll make sure I triple check the threads next time so I dont get bombarded. My question was more directed as to what files I needed to remove/replace on my sd card. maybe i didnt make that clear in my post. sry. anyway, thanx again.

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