Hi there everybody! I am a pretty experienced wii hacker (first got cios rev9 at age 9 on the wii by myself) and also a PSP and DS hacker. I have had a lot of experience at playing games (first picked up a gamecube controller with Melee at age 4). I am starting to get into gamecube hacking, and overall, I am very friendly (although can get frustrated at stupidity :O). I am currently in high-school at age 12 (homeschool) and really love programming (C and C plus plus).
WiiHacks is probably one of the BEST wii communities out there, so I feel very privileged to be a part of such a AWESOME community.
Hi 900dogs welcome to
If you want to learn anything about Wii modding you have joined the best site.
It is recommended that you read the forum rules before posting and be sure to post in the correct sections. If you are having trouble finding the post you want, follow the Ultimate Searching Guide by emuhack. You can also look in the Recommended Tutorials and Guides section.
Another helpful resource is the Ultimate Wiihacks Index by Shadowsonic2.
We have a new section for the hottest topics- Hot Topics
Do not update to 4.3!! As it will be more difficult to softmod the Wii.
Guides for softmodding your Wii:
If your wii's firmware version is from 3.0-4.2 then follow this updated guide by Cile- 3.0-4.2 Softmod Guide
If you updated to the latest system menu (4.3) follow the 4.3 softmod guide by mauifrog.
this guide should also work for red wiis
If you'd prefer loading Wii Backups from a USB HDD then follow this guide or this guide.
There is also a Wii Modchips Section. Modchips will allow you to launch your game backups through the Disc Channel.
Wiihacks also has an IRC Chatroom, follow this link for IRC Welcome and rules.
Shadowsonic2 has guides that will help you connect to the IRC using Chatzilla or mIRC.
If you are having trouble with certain backups below are some links that might help.
CoD Black OPS by Krank- Here
Monster Hunter Tri Guide by Davepm- Here
Super Mario Galaxy 2 Guide by Ithian-Here
New Super Mario Bros Wii Guide by Davepm- Here
Metroid Other M Guide by emuhack- Here
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