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    Hardmod/Version Query

    Hi there Wiihacks team! I have been browsing for forums for a few days now trying to familiarise myself with a few basics before making my post.

    Situation: I am currently using a hardmodded Wii, with a chip soldered in (unsure of brand, but can find out if necessary), I updated to 4.2 under the belief that it would have no effect on my past/future games. However i picked up 4 games at a swapmeet: SMG2, Drawn to Life, Zelda TP and Mario Power Tennis, and only the latter two work. Initially I thought maybe the burnt discs were dodgy, but reading the forums I believe that Drawn to Life may be an Out of Region game, which is incompatible with 4.2. And SMG2 may not work because of some IOS problem?

    I was wondering what the best course of action would be to be able to get these games to work. Ideally I would like to stick to hardmod, to keep it less complex. Is this possible? Or is the only solution to my problem to softmod?

    Thanks in advance guys, sorry if i am crossing over previously answered questions!!

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    This is what you'll need to do in order to restore out of region gaming on a hardmodded Wii. Any questions on the process go within the given thread.

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    Excellent, thankyou for the link dude. Will this fix the issue with SMG2 as well? Or is that something entirely different?

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    Sorry for double post.
    Was just wondering if i could get some expert advice regarding whether or not I should follow the guide to: Restore my 4.2e Wii with Wiikey 2 to 4.1 using mauifrogs guide, or If I should remain on 4.2 and learn how to softmod.

    Ideally, I would like to do as little softmodding as possible, hence why I have a Wiikey 2. On the other hand, I would like to get a couple of my games such as SMG2 to work, which means I might have to Softmod regardless?

    Any help appreciated, thanks a lot.


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