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Thread: Refurbished Wii from Gamestop w.boot2 flash capability

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    Refurbished Wii from Gamestop w.boot2 flash capability

    Ok. I grabbed a Refurbished Wii from Gamestop (for the kids) and noticed it already has System Menu 4.3U on it. I continued to softmod it utilizing the LetterBomb (freakin' sweet BTW) and started installing BootMii and HBC.

    Well, I noticed that it allowed me to flash BootMii as boot2 (which I did). This was new since we bought our main Wii just before the black one came out a couple years ago and it wouldn't let me install as boot2.

    Is there something I'm missing? I thought 4.x killed the ability to flash boot2.

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    It's not the system menu which killed boot2 ability, but the new boot1. boot1 resides in a sort of read-only (not totally true, but close to the truth) memory, so we can't modify it. So it has nothing to do with the system menu, but with the production date.
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