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Thread: I have a virgin Wii system with firmware 3.0U and want to update to 4.0 only!!!

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    I have a virgin Wii system with firmware 3.0U and want to update to 4.0 only!!!

    Hello Everyone;

    I am new here and please forgive me if i am saying something wrong or post a duplicate thread.

    I have my Wii system that never touch with any hack before. I just watch a youtube and got a good guide of HOWTO and all of the file that i need but this guide is for version 4.0 only. I want to update my Wii system to firmware 4.0 but i dont want to use the internet because otherwise it will update to the latest firmware which i dont want do to that... what is the best way for me to get the firmware version 4.0 at this time? Please let me know if you can help....


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    You must first accept an update from a game that has a system menu 3.1-4.1 on it to use that guide

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    Thanks so much for your fast reply and help..... but can you tell me what game will give me the update to that firmware? i dont want to update pass 4.0 .... please give me the name of the game so that i can rent it and update my Wii...


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    You can Look at THIS list to see the system menu that comes with certain games. 4.0 is basically the same as 4.1 so I reccomend getting NSMBW and updating with that ( It has 4.1)
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    It would be better to just follow this guide:

    Works for 3.0.

    EDIT: Maybe you have to update to 3.2 first, then 4.1, because in the other guide linked here it said 3.1 users needed to go to 4.0 first, but since now there is Dop-Mii you could just update to 3.2 and then to 4.1.

    Also, you don't really absolutely HAVE to update to 4.1 from 3.2. 3.2 and 4.1 are probably the best firmwares to be on right now.
    Last edited by MWisBest; 06-25-2010 at 02:05 PM.

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    Although there's nothing wrong with 3.2, 4.1 has better sd support and you get more current ios's which makes the amount you have to install manually (not that hard) limited to the latest and greatest ios's. I would suggest going to 4.1 from disc and then going through the guide so you get all the ios's.

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    Thanks so much all;

    I read the thread somewhere online lastnight and they mention that the Wii Fit will update my box to 4.0. I will try to get this game and update my box to this version. I will give you some update when i have a chance to get it going....



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