ModMii Wizard Guide

Guide Generated by ModMii v6.1.2 on Fri 05/04/2012 - 1:16

ModMii for Windows
by XFlak

I. Your chosen options
This guide was generated using the following parameters: Install and\or update all recommended softmods Current System Menu is 4.3U Desired System Menu is 4.3U Install Photo Channel Install Internet Channel Install Wii Speak Channel Update active IOSs (can be disabled in options) Do not Install a cMIOS (can be enabled in options) Install a USB-Loader Forwarder Channel (can be disabled in options) External Hard Drive already Formatted as Part FAT32 and Part WBFS Download Configurable USB-Loader USB-Loader Settings and config files saved to SD Card

II. Important Notes
This guide does NOT require a Wifi connection on your Wii. An SD card formatted to FAT32 required (best results are with SD cards, SDHC cards will only work on System Menu's 4.0 or above). If you get errors during any of the steps reformat your SD card as FAT or FAT32 Turn off WiiConnect24 and take out all gamecube memory cards/controllers when modding the Wii (unless instructed otherwise). If your Wii ever freezes, hold the power button on the Wii for 5 seconds to power it off then try again. Don’t ever accept a new Nintendo update without first googling to see if it’s safe. The last update (to 4.3) was released in late June 2010. If you accept an official Nintendo update after modding the Wii, you may lose some or all of your modifications.
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dol) to the location used by your specific Forwarder Channel (ie.5/4/12 ModMii Wizard Guide Never uninstall a system menu or IOS. 2. then use its "App Manager" to load the Hackmii Installer. Installing The Homebrew Channel (HBC) and Bootmii Note: if this Wii was previously modified. This will load the Hackmii Installer allowing you to reinstall the HBC. SD:\apps\usbloader\boot. Then start the channel and the Hackmii Installer will load allowing you to reinstall the HBC.elf or SD:\apps\MMM\boot. Wilbrand Requirements: an SD or SDHC card Go to the "Messageboard" on your Wii and navigate to Yesterday. launch MMM's boot. or a Forwarder Channel installed. you can use that instead of an exploit. google is your friend. turn on your Wii with the SD Card inserted and BootMii will load. SD:\apps\hackmii_installer\boot.net/wiki/USB_Devices_Compatibility_List If you have questions. Click on the envelope with the pink Bomb icon. Hacking your Wii 1. see this webpage: http://wiki. Not all external hard drive's are compatible with the Wii. Note: If you get a "no vulnerable IOS" error message. Note. This custom guide is great start. If using a Forwarder Channel. if your forwarder channel only loads dol's and not elf's.html 2/9 .gbatemp.dol. load BootMii by pressing home and clicking file:///E:/ModMii/COPY_TO_SD/ModMii_Wizard_Guide. BootMii as Boot2. Check for updates online. Do not install untested WADs/themes without Bootmii or Priiloader installed. run ModMii again and this time select the "Hackmii Solutions" option and follow the new instructions before continuing this guide.sites. and it has either the HBC. just save the boot. If using BootMii as Boot2 to install the HBC.google. a more detailed guide can be found at www. This runs the Hackmii Installer (and silently/automatically installs BootMii as IOS). and remember.elf/dol from the app you want to load (ie. but Wii modding is always evolving.dol). Making a NAND backup While inside the Homebrew Channel. Go To the SD menu and load bootmini.com/site/completesg/ III. for a list of which USB hard drive's are compatible.elf. Use the installer to install the Homebrew Channel (HBC) and Bootmii as Boot2 if possible.

5/4/12 ModMii Wizard Guide Launch Bootmii. If you continue to experience errors you can try using Simple IOS Patcher instead. power off the Wii and repeat this step from the beginning. so don't lose them.7 or higher in order to work properly. if you do not have a working internet connection already set up. Go back to The Homebrew Channel. VERY IMPORTANT! In the Homebrew channel. Press reset to choose the first option. Note: if Bootmii was installed as boot2. You only need to perform ONE of the below methods. You'll need these in case of emergencies. 3. file:///E:/ModMii/COPY_TO_SD/ModMii_Wizard_Guide. nand. Note: This app must be launched using HBC v1. then follow the directions on the screen to make your NAND backup (bad blocks are no problem). add a working internet connection to your Wii via the official Wii Settings Menu. If you experience errors. you will see an icon flashing in the bottom right corner of the screen indicating its inability to initialize the network. Method B: Using Simple IOS Patcher After waiting 30-60 seconds for the HBC to attempt to initialize the network. Install a patched IOS236 Start the Homebrew Channel. then it will show up as soon as the Wii is turned on AS LONG AS it finds the bootmii folder (mentioned above) on the root of the SD card.html 3/9 .bin elsewhere and erase from the SD card (or rename it). You should wait for the icon to stop flashing OR let it flash for 30-60 seconds before proceeding otherwise these apps may error shortly after being launched. Once either method successfully installs IOS236. Backup the Bootmii folder. but be sure to say "No" when asked to perform an update. then press the reset button (you can also navigate with a Gamecube controller). If you encounter this harmless error. To increase your chances of success.bin. Press the power button on the Wii 3 times to get to the last option.0. It should say "IOS236 installation is complete!" and return to The Homebrew Channel. keep trying and it should eventually work. Method A: Using IOS236 Installer After waiting 30-60 seconds for the HBC to attempt to initialize the network. and keys. launch "IOS236 Installer v5 MOD". you can move onto the next step.

Some apps (like crazyIntro) can't be used without it.224. 4. If you continue to experience errors you can try using IOS236 Installer instead. you can try loading cIOS250 (or others like 202. Note: This app must be launched using HBC v1. then powering it back on while holding reset until you see the Priiloader menu. If the Wii was previously softmodded. press + to install it. If IOS236 is not already loaded. you may need to retry patching IOS236. After successfully installing Priiloader. when prompted.249) In Multi-Mod Manager's main menu. Select "Install patched IOS36" leaving the 4 patches set to "yes" and press A. Confirm your choice with the A button and.5/4/12 ModMii Wizard Guide launch "Simple IOS Patcher".0. One of the special functions of Priiloader is that it can autoboot any app/file instead of the system menu.223. Install Priiloader Launch "Priiloader 236 Mod" via the Homebrew Channel After the Priiloader Installer loads. access it by powering off the Wii. then select IOS236 Note: If this step fails with error -ret 2011 or other.236. go down to select "WAD Manager". If you experience errors. visit www.html 4/9 .7 or higher in order to work properly. Install the following WADs from the WAD folder (this list of WADs is unique to the file:///E:/ModMii/COPY_TO_SD/ModMii_Wizard_Guide.sites. select "Load another IOS". Choose "IOS36" (already selected by default) and push A. you can change it to black in the Priiloader settings if you prefer. keep trying and it should eventually work. then select "Install IOS to slot" and choose 236.222. RECOMMENDED HACKS Block Disc Updates Block Online Updates Replace Health Screen Move Disc Channel The priiloader menu is white by default.com/site/completesg/systemhacks/priiloader 5. Install WADs Load Multi-Mod Manager (MMM) via the HomeBrew Channel.google. then choose "Load IOS from SD card". push A to continue the installation. When the installation is finished press the B button to exit the Main Menu. For details on how to do so. You should install some system menu hacks now (by going to System Menu hacks option).

html 5/9 . but I cannot say for sure). Mark each of the following WADs for installation by navigating to each WAD and hitting "+" Alternatively. After you've marked all the WADs listed below.1R cIOS222[38]-v4 cIOS223[37-38]-v4 cIOS224[57]-v5. press 'A' twice to install them. so just retry installing those files. they will remain marked for installation. Be careful not to install any additional WADs that may have been previously saved in this folder (they may be safe.1R cIOS249[56]-d2x-v8-final cIOS250[57]-d2x-v8-final Photo-Channel-1.5/4/12 ModMii Wizard Guide information you provided ModMii).1-NUS-v3 Opera-Internet-Channel-NUS[U] Wii-Speak-Channel-NUS[U] RVL-mios-v10 IOS9-64-v1034 IOS12-64-v526 IOS13-64-v1032 IOS14-64-v1032 IOS15-64-v1032 IOS17-64-v1032 IOS21-64-v1039 IOS22-64-v1294 IOS28-64-v1807 IOS31-64-v3608 IOS33-64-v3608 IOS34-64-v3608 IOS35-64-v3608 IOS36-64-v3608 IOS37-64-v5663 IOS38-64-v4124 file:///E:/ModMii/COPY_TO_SD/ModMii_Wizard_Guide. Your unique list of WADs to install are as follows: IOS11v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP]) IOS20v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP]) IOS30v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP]) IOS40v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP]) IOS50v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP]) IOS52v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP]) IOS60v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP]) IOS70v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP]) IOS80v16174(IOS60v6174[FS-ES-NP-VP-DIP]) cIOS202[60]-v5. you can hold "+" for 2 seconds to select all the WADs in the folder. If any files fail to install properly.

you can skip this step. Once you've successfully reinstalled the HBC.html 6/9 .dol SD+USB:\apps\usb-loader\boot.elf SD+USB:\apps\usbloader_gx\boot. If the HBC is failing to load the HackMii_Installer (just blackscreens). hit the "home" button. ext3 and ext4. If the HBC is using IOS58 and your HBC is not upside-down.xml arguments and is able to launch apps with direct hardware access.dol SD+USB:\apps\WiiFlow\boot. NTFS.5/4/12 ModMii Wizard Guide IOS41-64-v3607 IOS43-64-v3607 IOS45-64-v3607 IOS46-64-v3607 IOS48-64-v4124 IOS53-64-v5663 IOS55-64-v5663 IOS56-64-v5662 IOS57-64-v5919 IOS58-64-v6176 IOS61-64-v5662 USBLoader(s)-ahbprot58-SD-USB-v11b-IDCL The above underlined forwarder channel will load the first file it finds from the following list: SD+USB:\apps\usbloader\boot.elf SD+USB:\apps\usbloader_cfg\boot. file:///E:/ModMii/COPY_TO_SD/ModMii_Wizard_Guide.elf SD+USB:\apps\WiiFlow\boot. Use the Hackmii Installer to fix/re-install the HBC (using IOS58).dol SD+USB:\apps\usbloader\boot.dol SD+USB:\apps\usbloader_cfg\boot.elf SD+USB:\apps\usb-loader\boot. instead launch the Hackmii Installer using the method described in the first Step. In the top right corner you will see the IOS used by the HBC. Launch the HackMii_Installer via the HBC. It also supports meta. Reinstall the Homebrew Channel (if applicable) In the HomeBrew Channel. you can move onto the next step of the guide.elf Note: IOS58 is required for the forwarder to launch apps from an SD Card and hard drives formatted as FAT32. you should continue with this step to reinstall it. ext2.dol SD+USB:\apps\usbloader_gx\boot. If the HBC is not using IOS58 or it is upside-down. 6.

but a detailed tutorial on using Wii Backup Manager can be found here: www.google. USB Loader and Hard Drive setup The rest of the guide is performed on your computer in order to set up your USB-Loader 1.php Important notes on default settings: Two potentially dangerous features have been locked: The ability to remove/delete games The ability to format a hard drive To unlock these features.com/site/completesg/backup-launchers/iso/wbfsmanagers/wii-backup-manager Note: Original Wii Discs cannot be read/copied using a computer (unless you have one of the rare LG Drives that is capable of doing so). you should delete the "aktn" folder where bannerbomb is saved (SD:\private\wii\title\aktn).sites. To copy original Wii Disc's. It is very simple to use.com/themes. V. The password is "AAAA". in order to avoid having your Wii freeze when accessing the SD Card Menu. Hold "1" again for 5 seconds to lock the USB-Loader again (or it will lock automatically again once you exit the USB-Loader). After modding your Wii After you are done modding your Wii.exe saved here: COPY_TO_SD\WiiBackupManager You can use this program to manage/transfer your electronic backups of Wii Games. you can change the password/settings by using the Configurator for Configurable USBLoader. insert the disc into your Wii and Launch Configurable USBLoader.5/4/12 ModMii Wizard Guide IV.html 7/9 . or rename the entire "private" folder. Configure/Customize Configurable USB-Loader (optional) To Configure/Customize your USB-Loader.exe Optional: additional themes can be found here: http://wii. use the Configurator for Configurable USBLoader found here: COPY_TO_SD\usb-loader\CfgLoaderConfigurator.spiffy360. while in the configurable USB-Loader menu. hold "1" for 5 seconds. Manage Wii backups using Wii Backup Manager (optional) Launch WiiBackupManager. 2. then enter the password to unlock these features. If you used Bannerbomb and choose not to use the File Cleanup feature. and hit the plus sign "+". file:///E:/ModMii/COPY_TO_SD/ModMii_Wizard_Guide. you can optionally delete any unnecesarry files by using ModMii's "File Cleanup" Feature.

png and meta. or have ideas. XFlak.blogspot. please notify me and I'll add them to the credits as quickly as possible. Some people have contributed supporting files or programs.5/4/12 ModMii Wizard Guide At this point you're practically done. but this is an online only Wii application.dol file and possibly a icon. without the help of many other very talented people ModMii would not exist. Now you should be downloading the latest homebrew applications and setting them up on your SD Card (or FAT32 USB Hard Drive) so they can be launched via the HBC. This will allow you to send donations to support the author of your favourite tools. For downloading applications.png and meta.dol.xml should be saved in the same place as the boot. you should: Check out ModMii's batch download pages as it has many popular apps available for download. If I've forgotten someone. others have shared their knowledge. For HBC to read your SD/USB correctly. you should get a boot. however.xml. Support XFlak file:///E:/ModMii/COPY_TO_SD/ModMii_Wizard_Guide. otherwise it will not be recognized by the HBC. check out this list of Homebrew applications. Another great resource is webrewwii. VII. Credits.dol) VI. Throughout the Credits there will be links to make donations to some other very worthy developers.com After getting whatever apps you want. For those without internet on their Wii. please send me a PM and we can discuss it further in private. some have provided ideas and others have given their time. Download Homebrew Browser via ModMii to get many popular apps.dol not named boot. I have tried my best to recognize everyone's contribution to ModMii regardless of how big or small it is. For playing your backups off a USB hard drive. (optional: the icon.dol. your card must be structured SD:/apps/application name/boot.html 8/9 .dol If you have a *. Click to show the Credits Supporting Apps and Sources If you would like to contribute to the project. rename it boot. Supporting Apps. run the USB-Loader Setup feature from ModMii's Main Menu. and Sources ModMii was written entirely by me.

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