Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Pre-installed Homebrew Channel but no SD card on 2nd hand Wii.

  1. #1
    New Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    3
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Pre-installed Homebrew Channel but no SD card on 2nd hand Wii.

    Hi. I could not find an answer to my predicament on the forum so very grateful for any advice.

    I bought a 2nd hand Wii console with a view to softmod it however upon plugging it in I discovered it already has the Homebrew Channel installed on the homepage menu.

    I have several questions:

    1.) What do I need to download onto an SD card in order to use the Homebrew Channel
    (When I open the Homebrew Channel it says Network Not Initialized and the following numbers 1.0.6 IOS35v12.16)

    2.) Presuming I can get the pre-installed Homebrew Channel working, can I open games from an attached USB hard-drive?

    3.) Can I still proceed with the softmod I was planning despite the presence of the pre-installed Homebrew Channel?

    Thanks in advance for taking the time to respond.

  2. #2
    Retired Staffer bmarlo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Sydney,Australia
    Posts
    5,952
    Thanks
    978
    Thanked 1,706 Times in 1,318 Posts
    Blog Entries
    4
    Yes. Just follow the "softmod any Wii guide" and you'll be good to go.
    The guide will overwrite everything, and get your Wii right up to date.
    That Homebrew channel is outdated, and definitely needs updating to the latest.
    Link for the guide in the the useful links spoiler in my signature.



  3. #3
    New Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    3
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Thanks. That's good news. They were the instructions I was going to use anyway but needed the confirmation that it wouldn't cause harm.

  4. #4
    New Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    3
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Should I do a fresh install or an update install?

  5. #5
    Forum Administrator BluPhant's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    New England
    Posts
    2,354
    Thanks
    218
    Thanked 1,282 Times in 723 Posts
    Follow the anywii guide in its entirety from the beginning. You can use the "HBC Already Installed" option if you like. Dont skip any steps.

    Guide is linked in my sig.

    -Blu

    Softmod ANY Wii
    | USB-FAT32 | Error Index | Chat!
    An Introduction To Wii Hacking - MUST READ for all new Wii Hackers
    If I have been of help to you, please click the "Thanks" icon to the left.



Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •