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Thread: Playing a normal DVD in a 4.3 wii

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    Playing a normal DVD in a 4.3 wii

    Can someone please point me to a thread or program with guide so I can use my Wii to play original DVDs. Its for a mobile installation and I currently have a softmodded 4.3 to do this but I dont see where I can install a program to do this feature. help help. I searched and am worn out.

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    it depends on the dvd drive in your wii but wiimc is what you can get to play movies
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    Run a sysCheck (it needs to be v2.0.1b14). That'll tell you if your drive supports DVD's or not.
    SM 4.1 (v499) - BootMii/IOS v1.5 - HBC 1.1.2 - Priiloader 0.8b6 - d2x v9(r49) - WiiFlow 4.1.1
    [SPOILER=Must read threads]Thinking About Hacking a Wii? Read This First.
    Brick Prevention
    Softmod ANY Wii (updated 03/30/2013)
    How To Run & Post A System Check[/SPOILER][SPOILER=Helpful threads]USB Compatibility List
    FAT32 Formatting
    WiiFlow Guide
    Troublesome Games And Their Solution
    Error Index[/SPOILER]
    Quote Originally Posted by sven
    [16:26:34] i'm never sarcastic.
    [16:26:41] feel free to quote me on that.

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    its a native 4.3 and when i run wiimc, its gives me a "this model does not support dvd playback". Am I stuck, or is there a fix? back in the day, I used to have to install dvdx wads to make playable. is this one going to lock me out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by soundman2580 View Post
    its a native 4.3 and when i run wiimc, its gives me a "this model does not support dvd playback". Am I stuck, or is there a fix? back in the day, I used to have to install dvdx wads to make playable. is this one going to lock me out?
    The drive is too new. The only fix is to replace the drive with an older model.
    SM 4.1 (v499) - BootMii/IOS v1.5 - HBC 1.1.2 - Priiloader 0.8b6 - d2x v9(r49) - WiiFlow 4.1.1
    [SPOILER=Must read threads]Thinking About Hacking a Wii? Read This First.
    Brick Prevention
    Softmod ANY Wii (updated 03/30/2013)
    How To Run & Post A System Check[/SPOILER][SPOILER=Helpful threads]USB Compatibility List
    FAT32 Formatting
    WiiFlow Guide
    Troublesome Games And Their Solution
    Error Index[/SPOILER]
    Quote Originally Posted by sven
    [16:26:34] i'm never sarcastic.
    [16:26:41] feel free to quote me on that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black Wolf View Post
    to buy some DVD-ROM from older Wii, some broken older Wii ? Is it dificult to replace DVD-ROM, to take out this from newer model and to add one from older model ?
    I just answered you question in the other thread you posted in. Please stick to one thread when it is the same issue...


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    You didn't understand whole point of my posting, really wasn't my intention to get faster answer, etc. , i'm not that type of user, like i told i read most of threads here for unlocking, dissambling, dvd playing, etc etc. , i always read before ask, i just posted here about replacment driver, cause somebody suggested that, and would like to hear expirience of that member... Like i told if you think my posts aren't ok, then it's simple just delete them, to make short this unecessary discussion, whos is right etc. , cause always moderator is right, i do same job - moderator, on another forum, and know that

    Greetzz

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    Greetz - If you want to Introduce yourself here (It's for visiting staff from other sites).

    What I'm saying is just keep it to the one post and add the question on the end... Someone in the end will answer... Just saves us having to go to another thread when it could have been done in 1..

    Mind you don't have to if you don't want to.
    Last edited by narse1979; 01-15-2012 at 06:04 AM.


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