Can't install wads please help
I have HMC and usb loaders but trying to install wads via mmm and cant just says i item not installed something like that.
I tried installing wad manager but not sure where the files are meant to be put i mean some programmes get extracted to apps folder some to root parts here and parts there dont seem to be "this type of file goes here and this goes ther" no instructions with downloads neither..
I understand wads go in wad file but thats it.
Please help confused.
Retired WiiHacks Staff
The previous link should have given you plenty and sufficient amount of information. But to summarize it in short without going into details:
You can have multiple folders on your SD-cards. The basic folders are: apps - private - wad. Your wad managers goes into the apps folder, and the file with extension .wad goes into your wad folder. In your HBC you can access the wad manager application. By using the default settings (IOS249 & SD) you can install wads which are located in your wad folder. That way you can install them. Note of caution: only install wads that are reliable!
Thanks but somethiong missing from instructions somewhere as when i extract the contents straight to the sd cards app folder there is nothing showing on HBC!!!!! i have then made a new folder called "Wad installer" in apps and tried extracting to that and nothing
Originally Posted by Over My Head
where do you get these "reliable magic" wads from please?
Last edited by phooeyman; 12-04-2010 at 11:30 PM.
wad files usually get placed in the wad folder, except when used with a cIOS installer the wad gets placed on the root of the SD card. A reliable wad would be found in the guide, an unreliable wad would be from somebody posting with a wad they just made, wanting you to try it out.
Thanks mate...but i am also finding it hard to install apps to show in the HBC!!! i have then made a new folder called "Wad installer" in apps and tried extracting to that and nothing, as i am wanting to install forwarders for wiiflow big.
Originally Posted by Stomp_442
Is MMM a a cIOS installer????
Last edited by phooeyman; 12-04-2010 at 11:43 PM.
OK, you make the folder "wad installer". Now copy the contents of the wad manager download to the "wad installer" folder.
Any folder that is located in the apps folder must contain a boot.dol for it to show in the HBC. Look in your wad installer folder, you should see a boot.dol, if you see a different .dol file then rename it to boot.dol.
You should rename the wad installer folder to wad manager.
it should look like this
SD: -> apps -> wad manager -> boot.dol
MMM is an auto installer that can install IOS's. If the cIOS is in wad form then it will install it.
A cIOS installer will only install a cIOS, from a base wad on the root of the SD, or from wifi.
Last edited by Stomp_442; 12-04-2010 at 11:54 PM.
Ok mate got it on the HBC thanks, cant install wiiflow forwarder says error -1 or something
Originally Posted by Stomp_442
Last edited by phooeyman; 12-05-2010 at 02:20 AM.