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Thread: New 3.1-4.1 Softmod for ANY Wii

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    Quote Originally Posted by emuhack View Post
    Games are not system menu dependent!!!

    What games are you trying to load as there are prolly guides for them!!! Searching is a KEY!!!

    And there is a thread on Updating your Old Softmod!!! Search for it
    Hi, thanks for reply

    I have searched, been looking all day and started a thread asking the question because I am not too sure when it comes to doing this. Would hate to brick the kids' Wii. The issues I'm having with games is shocking, people tell me about Cios's etc and it all means nothing to me lol!! Just Dance 2 is my major pain, we only buy original games but back them up for saftey. The original doesn't work on our machine, but works on my friends newer Wii so I know the actual disc is fine. Anyway after trying loads of different things, I thought I may as well get the most recent software(?) so at least our original will play, I'm not trying to update system menu, just all the revisions of softmod.

    With regards to the thread about Updating softmod, it says that it isn't to be used if I used Dogeggs' Softmod from a few years back, so wanted to know if this one is safe to just overwrite everything I already have

    I realize you must get a lot of lazy people just asking for answers, but I have tried searching and just want to be 100% certain.

    Thanks again for your time, and sorry if I am being very dim.

    UKM

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    If you install IOS56 and 57 the original should work from disc channel (I don't know what IOS it uses....just a guess).

    If you load the game from Cfg USB loader with cIOS 222, 223 or 224 then it should work fine. I recommend following the softmod any wii guide if you want to get the latest cIOS and install anything you might not have.

    It's safe to follow with your wii as is.
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    Thank you very much

    Sorry again for all the questions, you guys must laugh at the stupidty/nervousness of people like me, (well if not laugh, scream out of frustration)!!

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    Installed bootmii as boot2 but I lost the SD card that I used to install it. What can I do to boot to bootmii screen? I still have my nand and key files from modded.

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    stuck already

    popped in my sd card with required download, but when i select sdcard in the channels,,,,nothing pops up???

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    Quick Question: After following the softmod 3.1-4.1 guide which directories can i remove from my SDcard? basically whenever i goto data management > Channels > SD Card it keeps popping up with the "Load boot.elf?" message. When i renamed to something like boot.elf_bak it completely freezes on that screen.

    I'm asking this because i need to free up some nand memory(?) so copied some VC games like OoT to my SD Card but when trying to load the channels on the card it freezes.

    atm i have many directories in the root of my SD Card including the USB Loader directories. Is it safe to just remove all directories except the USB Loader dir's? I assume i will also need to keep my Wad and apps directories? what about root files, should i remove boot.elf?

    btw, Thanks for the great tutorial successfully upgraded from 4.0e to 4.1e and got USB Loader GX working... wow thats much better than using disks to make too many coasters.
    Last edited by wired00; 12-06-2010 at 06:23 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wired00 View Post
    Quick Question: After following the softmod 3.1-4.1 guide which directories can i remove from my SDcard? basically whenever i goto data management > Channels > SD Card it keeps popping up with the "Load boot.elf?" message. When i renamed to something like boot.elf_bak it completely freezes on that screen.

    I'm asking this because i need to free up some nand memory(?) so copied some VC games like OoT to my SD Card but when trying to load the channels on the card it freezes.

    atm i have many directories in the root of my SD Card including the USB Loader directories. Is it safe to just remove all directories except the USB Loader dir's? I assume i will also need to keep my Wad and apps directories? what about root files, should i remove boot.elf?

    btw, Thanks for the great tutorial successfully upgraded from 4.0e to 4.1e and got USB Loader GX working... wow thats much better than using disks to make too many coasters.
    Yes remove everything that you aren't using (leave the apps you use) yes you can remove boot.elf yes remove ALL the wad files from the wad folder.

    To stop the boot.elf message remove the "aktn" folder found within the private folder.

    Quote Originally Posted by flimage View Post
    popped in my sd card with required download, but when i select sdcard in the channels,,,,nothing pops up???
    Make sure you have a 2GB or less SD card not SDHC. Full format to FAT32, files back on the card...try again.

    No luck and you have the correct card (try others if you have them) then try different versions of bannerbomb (download and replace the private folder on your SD card....google for the bannerbomb website).

    Quote Originally Posted by jrpohlman39 View Post
    Installed bootmii as boot2 but I lost the SD card that I used to install it. What can I do to boot to bootmii screen? I still have my nand and key files from modded.
    Run the hackmii installer and select prepare SD card...it will create the needed files on your card to launch bootmii.
    Last edited by Krank; 12-06-2010 at 06:26 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Krank View Post
    Yes remove everything that you aren't using (leave the apps you use) yes you can remove boot.elf yes remove ALL the wad files from the wad folder.

    To stop the boot.elf message remove the "aktn" folder found within the private folder.
    great thanks Krank, actually i was just coming back to edit my post that i'd found this post too :
    http://www.wiihacks.com/wiihacks-new...r-softmod.html

    I'll get rid of everything and also try moving my Apps folder for HBC to the fat32 partition of my USB HDD. cheers

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    Disk Error 1167

    Hi,
    i have just moded my NEW Wii bought yesterday. it had 4.1E so i used this guide.
    installed it prefectly but when i try to run copied DVD from NeoGamma it gives an error
    DISK ERROR 1167. tried many DVDs but same. when i run original game from NEOGamma it runs fine. any help would be highly appreciated since i am new to Wii.

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    Hi Fu185001 I was a previous user of neogamma too but this week upgraded from 4.0e to 4.1e to add the latest ISO etc for better compatibility with games etc. In the process i decided to go the full mile and also give USB Loader a try.

    Previously i had many issues with neogamma + DVD loading. After using an External USB drive & USB Loader GX i find it far more reliable. If you have a spare External HDD give this guide a go.. no more difficult to follow than the 3.x - 4.1 guide IMO. I also noticed that USB Loader GX (atleast compared to my previous setup) seems to handle any version of game ISO i try NTSC, PAL etc i found neogammer + DVD Loader far more particular. Anyway my 2cents
    http://www.wiihacks.com/recommended-...tmod-only.html

    Quote Originally Posted by fu185001 View Post
    Hi,
    i have just moded my NEW Wii bought yesterday. it had 4.1E so i used this guide.
    installed it prefectly but when i try to run copied DVD from NeoGamma it gives an error
    DISK ERROR 1167. tried many DVDs but same. when i run original game from NEOGamma it runs fine. any help would be highly appreciated since i am new to Wii.

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