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    Ca Just got my Wii today and I want to hack it!

    Got a new Wii today and this is my first post...

    So I want to hack my Wii and am wondering how to do it. I've heard that you need an SDcard to do so but I am wondering if I can do it via USB. I've heard of hack that involve me opening the machine...I do not want to do this.

    I want to hack it only to play NES, SNES, and N64 Emulators

    Any suggestions??

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    To just use emulators, the only thing you need to do is install HomeBrew Channel, then get this nifty program called HomeBrew Broswer. You can then browse for the emulators you want, ROMs you will have to get on you own. You DO NOT need to open the console, but an SD card is a must.

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    Can I do this via USB?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WiiCortez View Post
    Can I do this via USB?
    but an SD card is a must.

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    You could run homebrew from USB, but to hack the console you need an SD card. Someone else will have to help you with the HDD with Homebrew as my 4gb SD card has more than enough room for me to run everything I need.
    Last edited by s0ur; 12-02-2009 at 09:28 AM.

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    you mus t hack it with an SD and for emulators you need only HBC and DVDx and bootmii, thus hackmii installation. any guide will give you that. Next, you can use your usb to store your emulators and roms, no SD needed any more

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    Quote Originally Posted by messie View Post
    you mus t hack it with an SD and for emulators you need only HBC and DVDx and bootmii, thus hackmii installation. any guide will give you that. Next, you can use your usb to store your emulators and roms, no SD needed any more
    hey messie, he would only need DVDx if he wanted to use a DVD to run the emulators and roms thought correct? Other wise DVDx is only so the Wii can "see" burnt discs?
    Last edited by s0ur; 12-02-2009 at 09:32 AM.

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    correct, but it is recommended to install the whole package, no need to omit it, wont hurt

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    So I have to Hack it with an SD card but after that I can run Emulators form an external USB HD? There is no way to hack via External USB HD?

    I can have it read DVD's?

    Thanks for the info guys! This is great!

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    MUST USE SD CARD to hack the console, I dunno how many more times people have to say it to you buddy. 3 people have told you this already, one of them being a MOD on the forums.

    But yes after the hack you can use a USB HDD to run homebrew, but the drive must be compatible, you can find the link in my sig for a compatibility list.

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