Updating a modded wii
So here's how to install the new Shopping Channel without updating the wii system... Download the Shopping Channel v21 wad and stick it on the /wad folder on your SD card. Use either Multi Mod Manager or Wad Manager, from the Homebrew Channel.
If you don't have the homebrew channel, see here.) 3.
In order to download the new update, you need to upgrade your wii system.
I'm on wii system 4.2 and for some reason Nintendo won't let me download the new system update.
The big mistake those people make there lies in the last part: Is there a way to get rid of my old softmod and start fresh?
If you use Start Patch/Star Fall to install this hack, you will no longer have game disks insisting on updating before you can play them.
It's that time again folks -- the moment when you're rushing out of the house, but you make the oh-so-wise decision to head in even later rather than leaving that glowing Wii unattended.
Today, Wii owners in Europe, Japan, and the US can download a shiny new firmware update, which institutes a new digital clock on the main menu, a few "aesthetic changes to the Wii Shop," an updated Forecast Channel window, a "Today's Accomplishments" note on the message board, and a made over Wii Shop that "changes the way Virtual Console games are ordered." Also of note, some users are reporting that a message appears before updating that states: "If your Wii console has an unauthorized technical modification, this upgrade could cause interoperability of your console." Of course, this shouldn't come as a surprise considering the Big N's crackdown on modders, but in our single attempt of updating a Wii left on standby, the aforementioned statement did not appear.
"boot2 is basically the area that "starts up" the Wii.
According to the people who have developed HBC, the code for Nintendo's updated boot2 is prone to making write errors, therefore making the possibility of bricking your Wii extremely high, whether or not you have ever hacked or modified your Wii."Nintendo tech support is telling consumers with out-of-warranty consoles that the cost of repairs will have to come out of their pocket, however Nintendo officials have remained quiet in regards to the overall infliction caused by the update.