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Thread: Should I remove the Stub IOS'S on my wii??

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    Should I remove the Stub IOS'S on my wii??

    Not sure if this is something I really need to do or not, but I noticed its on one of the safeguard/brick prevention things you should do mentioned in this tutorial

    Now I noticed it had the seperate zip files that you can remove the stub IOS files with.
    Can one of the programs out there do this for me like DOP-Mii or something?? I'm still new to this and not sure what would be the best way to go??

    Now in one of my other post it was mentioned that "a stub ios is a useless ios,
    system menu 4.1 runs on ios60, so if it's a stub." Reffering to my ios 60 being a stub as in my system check here[SPOILER]sysCheck GX v1.0.0 by Erik Spyder

    sysCheck GX is running under IOS58 (rev 6176).

    Console ID: 71006247.
    Region: NTSC-U.
    Hollywood v0x11.
    Boot2 v3.
    System Menu v449 (4.1U).
    BC v6.
    MIOS v10.

    Found 70 titles.
    Found 30 IOS and 11 IOS Stubs on this console.

    Priiloader is installed.

    IOS 4 (rev 65280): Stub
    IOS 9 (rev 1034)
    IOS 10 (rev 768): Stub
    IOS 11 (rev 256): Stub
    IOS 12 (rev 526): Trucha Bug
    IOS 13 (rev 1032): Trucha Bug
    IOS 14 (rev 1032): Trucha Bug
    IOS 15 (rev 1032): Trucha Bug
    IOS 16 (rev 512): Stub
    IOS 17 (rev 1032): Trucha Bug
    IOS 20 (rev 256): Stub
    IOS 21 (rev 1039): Trucha Bug
    IOS 22 (rev 1294): Trucha Bug
    IOS 28 (rev 1807): Trucha Bug
    IOS 30 (rev 2816): Stub
    IOS 31 (rev 3608): Trucha Bug
    IOS 33 (rev 3608): Trucha Bug
    IOS 34 (rev 3608): Trucha Bug
    IOS 35 (rev 3608): Trucha Bug
    IOS 36 (rev 3608): Trucha Bug, ES_Identify, NAND Access
    IOS 37 (rev 5663): Trucha Bug
    IOS 38 (rev 4124): Trucha Bug
    IOS 41 (rev 3348): Trucha Bug
    IOS 50 (rev 5120): Stub
    IOS 51 (rev 4864): Stub
    IOS 53 (rev 5663): Trucha Bug
    IOS 55 (rev 5663): Trucha Bug
    IOS 56 (rev 5662): Trucha Bug
    IOS 57 (rev 5919): Trucha Bug
    IOS 58 (rev 6176): USB 2.0
    IOS 60 (rev 6400): Stub
    IOS 61 (rev 5661)
    IOS 70 (rev 6912): Stub
    IOS 80 (rev 6944): Trucha Bug, ES_Identify, NAND Access
    IOS202 (rev 65535): Trucha Bug, ES_Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS222 (rev 65535): Trucha Bug, ES_Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS223 (rev 65535): Trucha Bug, ES_Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS224 (rev 65535): Trucha Bug, ES_Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS249 (rev 20): Trucha Bug, ES_Identify, NAND Access
    IOS250 (rev 65535): Trucha Bug, ES_Identify, NAND Access
    IOS254 (rev 260)

    Report generated on 2010-11-13.

    So not sure if I want to do this here. Everything is running great at the moment, and if I dont need to do this I'd rather not in chance of bricking my wii, but I do like to be on the up and end with things when I can , and if its not to much to remove the stub ios's, the ones mentioned in the brick prevention guide by MauiFrog I'd like to try to do that. Of course as mentioned I'm not sure what to do about my ios 60 because its mentioned one of my post and also these were the details I got from DOP-Mii

    Selection Details
    IOS Required IOS60(v6174)
    IOS Installed IOS60(v6400)
    IOSWAD IOS-60-64-V6174.Wad
    System Menu Wad System Menu-Nus-V449.Wad
    Priiloader Detected: Yes

    Note: Installer will install required IOS

    Really not sure if I want to touch any of this stuff, but I guess it couldnt hurt to remove the IOS'S mentioned Of course know if theres a bit of risk involved doing this I'd rather not, but I guess another safeguard couldn't hurt. Any suggestions or directions on what to do about this would be much help. Thanks in advance to anyone willing to let me know whats up on this.

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    NEVER uninstall an IOS below 200. You can brick your wii doing that. I hope you read this before doing anything bad.......

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    It says you are on system menu 4.1 but somehow your IOS60 is stubbed? The only valid system menu IOS you have is IOS80 which would suggest you have 4.3 system menu..Did you do something odd maybe that you should tell us about? Your wii should be bricked right now if you have a stub IOS60 and system menu 4.1.
    Damn I suck!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krank View Post
    It says you are on system menu 4.1 but somehow your IOS60 is stubbed?
    I was helping him earlier and was puzzled by this too...
    I had him check dop-mii, and it says it'll install the required ios...
    @OP, you don't have to remove the stubs
    since you're probably not going to mess around with the ios's, and everything's working fine, just leave 'em as is
    See the Thanks button over there?
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    Thanks for the response guys. Yeah I was just really wondering ya know. I got bootmii and priiloader and everything else I need/want working so I think I'm good, and I dont see any particular reason to remove the stubs, and I have no reason to downgrade my system menu so I should be fine. Just taking extra steps ya know.


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