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    Help with Upgrade 3.1U to 4.2U

    Hi,

    I softmodded my wii with the Twilight hack ages ago. I have not updated the firmware recently so my wii is still 3.1U.

    I am thinking of getting the New Super Mario Bros Wii game but that would require me to update to 4.2U

    I've been searching around and I've seen threads on softmodding both of these firmwares.

    But what I want to know is, how do you upgrade a softmodded 3.1U to a 4.2U?

    I've also seen threads about custom firmwares and how to upgrade them, I'm open to all suggestions to get my Wii to the most recent firmware that will allow me to play games.

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tapsta View Post
    Hi,

    I softmodded my wii with the Twilight hack ages ago. I have not updated the firmware recently so my wii is still 3.1U.

    I am thinking of getting the New Super Mario Bros Wii game but that would require me to update to 4.2U

    I've been searching around and I've seen threads on softmodding both of these firmwares.

    But what I want to know is, how do you upgrade a softmodded 3.1U to a 4.2U?

    I've also seen threads about custom firmwares and how to upgrade them, I'm open to all suggestions to get my Wii to the most recent firmware that will allow me to play games.

    Thanks!
    Firstly as this is your first post here some info you will need.
    Don't update to 4.2, use the guides for 4.1. if your system is working its easier to use the guide for have homebrew to update to 4.1 .


    Hi and welcome to WiiHacks tapsta

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