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Thread: How do I play regular backed up dvd movies on my wii?

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    How do I play regular backed up dvd movies on my wii?

    I'm not sure how to do this. My wii is an older one and I am able to play backup
    game discs, or at least the ones I tried via neo gamma, and had no problem with that.
    Of course I noticed that the discs I used at first were dvd+r and they didnt work, then I got some dvd-r and they worked fine. I tried to play some backup dvds I had with what I believe was wiimc and it said invalid disc. As I did state earlier in this post that I've had success with running backup games so I know my wii can play burned media. I might have answered myself as I'm thinking maybe it has something to do with the dvd+r and dvd-r thing, though I'm not sure. I know theres a program to install dvdx, but I dont know if I need that or not, and somewhere I read that wiimc should be able to play burned media. It shows up as data dvd under my sd card icon and harddrive icon on wiimc and I can even launch it from the wiimc dvd menu icon, but it says invalid. I'm thinking it had something to do with the dvd-r dvd+r thing so I just thought I'd ask you pros. Shouldn't be nothing to much for ya. Thanks a bunch guys. You been great.

    *OnE*

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    You just need to right guide to follow. I'm guessing that the reason you didn't have any luck was because you didn't have DVDx or IOS58 (depending on what version you had). Look here.

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    Cool dude. According to my system check[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 73 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 4): Trucha Bug, ES_Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS223 (rev 4): 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 2010-11-30.
    [/SPOILER]

    I see IOS58 on there. Do I need the IOS58 or should I get DVDX. Not sure what to do next.

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    No need for DVDx anymore. Just download the version of WiiMC in the guide and do as it says.

    And just so you know, all questions should be asked in the guide you are following. It's just easier that way.

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    I dont get what I'm missing on the guide. Theres not much except installing it to the right directory which I did
    and it loads fine, but for some reason it still tells me invalid disc. I tried on a few different discs and no luck.
    My system check does say I have IOS58 so maybe I'm overlooking something. I know some wiis cant read dvd+r
    media or cant read it that good. I just really wanted to try this out. Thats all. I actually use my original xbox console and
    XBMC for these needs. If I can get this going then that would be great. Cant figure out the dvd thing. I'm thinking its gotta
    be the media, cause I followed the guide and already have IOS58 I believe due to my system check saying I do. If you have any other suggestions
    let me know.

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    Could have just been that certain media, cause it worked with another. Thanks for the response.

    *OnE*

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