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    Gamecube Controller necessary for Softmodding?

    One tutorial (Doggeggs) mentions a Gamecube Controller and the other (Mauifrog) doesn't mention it and it appears that it is using a WiiMote (Press 1, A, B, etc.). I am thinking of following the Mauifrog tutorial as that's the advice I got from some experienced users here. But would like to know before I start about this Gamecube Controller need or not. Thanks ....

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    As far as I know, you only need the gamecube controller for bootmii, which I suggest making a backup with during the process. The good news is you can use the console itself to navigate the menu instead of the GC controller. Use power to toggle selected item and reset to enter that menu.
    Last edited by summersyn; 09-05-2010 at 06:41 PM.
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    Thank you, will write that down for sure. And I WILL be doing a NAND backup and I think I will be able to install to bootv2 because I have an older Wii.

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    I realized that made no sense. That now says "Use power to toggle selected item and reset to enter that menu."
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    NO. Most softmod guides and the software in them you need install have a warning telling u to NOT have any Game cube Controllers or memory packs plugged into the wii while doing the softmod. Im not sure the exact reasons why but my guess is that it may hang your system and brick your wii during the modding procsess.

    YES. It is safe to use GameCube Controllers after you have succesfully completed the softmod procedure's and tested to varify its all in working order.

    To work bootmii in the mean time use the Power Button to cycle thru the options and hit Reset to select the option

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    Thanks for the corrected / correct info., will be trying to SoftMod this Wii quite soon.

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    Just realised that the newer CIOSRev's and some of the later soft mod packs will allow game cube control support but IMO its best to unplug everything other then the connected wii mote, At least until you have finished Dop-mii and CIOS/hermes install and Priiloader just to be on the safe side
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