What's New

What's New in GAF's Wii Homebrew Tutorial Wiki

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Changes will be listed in descending order of date so the latest information is always at the top. Dates are in European format (DD. MM. YYYY).

So here's What's New:

11 Jul 2012 03:23: GameCube games on USB now supported via DIOS MIOS. Ensure you install a compatible version of USB Loader too.

21 Aug 2011 12:36: A new page has been created that explains NUS Downloader in a little more detail.

09 Aug 2011 23:35: The Launch page has been updated to provide instructions for LetterBomb, a new method from the Hackmii guys that hacks any 4.3 Wii via the Wii Message Board. No specific games are needed for this approach.

14 Jul 2011 15:26: IOS236 page has been updated with a new installer that includes a workaround for the no network issue. If you already have IOS236, there's no reason to reinstall, but if you had trouble before, now is the time to try again.

12 Jul 2011 00:52: Updated the Launch page to include some of the newer exploits (Lego Batman, Lego Star Wars, Tales of Symphonia). Also updated the d2x instructions for the new version, making it slightly easier (no more need for pushing right 48 times).

25 Jun 2011 00:54: Sorry for the long delay, I've been busy. A HUGE update has been made replacing IOS249 with d2x. D2x is better in many ways, especially with its ability to block IOS reloads making game compatibility nearly 100%.

19 Dec 2010 04:54: There have been many changes today. The IOS [[[Hermes IOS222/223|pages] have been updated to a totally new installation pattern. To utilise these, also use the meta.xml setup specified on the USB Loader page. In addition, a new forwarder is also recommended. There are also many changes to the Upgrade FAQ, Wii Shop and other pages.

09 Oct 2010 17:32: v5 of the IOS236 Installer has been released. It is untested, but should fix the crashes that plagued those without a stable Internet connection.

12 Sep 2010 22:03: v60 of Cfg and v60.1 of the Configurator have been released. v60 added support for writing to NTFS formatted drives, several other NTFS improvements and an iso storage option.

08 Sep 2010 10:54: The new 4.3+ update that released today adds nothing much new except blocking the old IOS236 exploit. The new one should still work fine. The only thing you really need to do is update the Wii Shop again.

01 Sep 2010 22:31: v59 of Cfg and v59 of the Configurator have been released. v59 added support for Hermes' IOS v5.x and a few other bug fixes and improvements.

29 Aug 2010 23:33: A new version of the IOS236 Installer has been released. You don't need to rerun this if it already worked for you, but if it failed, then try this one.

26 Aug 2010 01:06: v58 of Cfg and 58.3 of the Configurator have been released. v58 has added gamercard support, USB Gecko debugging and further IOS249 slots.

24 Aug 2010 07:09: Added a method to allow Japanese 4.3 Wiis to launch the Hackmii Installer.

24 Aug 2010 00:09: The IOS236 page has been updated with a completely new method. The old method is still available here. The new method is easier, faster and should avoid the hash_bad errors that it may have caused previously.

02 Aug 2010 00:11: IOS249 rev 20 has been released and it recommended to be installed. You can test other bases with Cfg 58a which allows choices of slots 247 and 248 in addition to 249 and 250.

31 Jul 2010 14:21: v57 of Cfg and 57.14 of the Configurator have been released and the Configurable Options page has been updated.

28 Jul 2010 23:43: Updating of the tutorial to support 4.3 methods of installing homebrew is now complete. The Homebrew Channel method was updated a few days ago and the IOS236 method should now work on non-Korean 4.3 Wiis too.

22 Jun 2010 14:13: Updated Wii Shop method to download the 4.3 version of the shop. Many other pages have
also changed due to the release of firmware 4.3.

21 Jun 2010 00:25: Added a separate IOS236 installation page and changed the IOS249 and Hermes' IOS222/223 pages to support it. There is no longer any need for AnyTitle Deleter Mod.

10 May 2010 22:55: Updated the IOS249 installation method due to the release of 1.12 of TBR which can now overwrite Nintendo's stubs.

03 May 2010 10:08: Added a page to explain the Custom IOSes for those interested.

01 May 2010 11:46: Update to the Upgrade page to include the boot2v4 update.

26 Mar 2010 01:02: Release of v57a of Cfg and v57 of the Configurator. v57a adds a feature to change the channel games return to.

26 Mar 2010 01:02: Added instructions for the Alt Dol Disc Plus method to the Alternative .dol Method page.

18 Mar 2010 22:52: Release of v56 of Cfg and v56.3 of the Configurator. v56 primarily adds the alt dol disc plus method.

07 Mar 2010 01:26: Updated IOS249 version to rev 19 with 57 base. Release of v55b of Cfg and v55.2 of the Configurator. This combination of things allows you to use FAT and NTFS drives with IOS249.

04 Mar 2010 15:00: Release of v55a of Cfg and v55 of the Configurator. This version allows installed channel launching.

04 Mar 2010 07:42: Updated the Configurable Options to detail the v54 options.

03 Mar 2010 10:08: Release of v54 of Cfg and v54.2 of the Configurator.

25 Feb 2010 00:31: Update of links to v54a2 of Cfg and v54 of the Configurator. Improvements include Hermes' IOS v5 support, Asian font compatibility and the new Ocarina (cheat engine).

13 Feb 2010 12:55:Release of v52 of Cfg and 52.6 of the Configurator. Along with the translation, button remapping, Message Board logging and other features of the betas, this version includes messages on action change and download integrity fixes.

11 Feb 2010 01:07:Release of v52b4 of Cfg and 52.5 of the Configurator. The last two releases add button remapping and some bug fixes.

06 Feb 2010 13:53:Release of v52b2 of Cfg and 52.3 of the Configurator. This release add game play logging in the Wii message board.

06 Feb 2010 09:44: Added a page to discuss installation of a Forwarder channel for Cfg.

23 Jan 2010 10:25: Added a new link for Region Free information to provide alternatives to Gecko OS

20 Jan 2010 04:22: Release of v51.8 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options.

17 Jan 2010 21:44: Update of Configurable Options page to describe v51 options.

17 Jan 2010 20:35: Release of v51 of Configurable USB Loader. Also, release of v51.7 of the Configurator to match.

17 Jan 2010 13:43: Upgrade of IOS249 page with links and instructions for rev 17.

15 Jan 2010 12:06: Release of v51.4 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options.

14 Jan 2010 22:35: Release of v51.3 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options.

13 Jan 2010 04:13: Release of v51.1 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options. Also, addition of v51b2 download links to Counfigurable USB Loader page.

10 Jan 2010 00:30: Release of v51 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options. The Configurator now supports cover downloading. Also, addition of v51a download links to Counfigurable USB Loader page. v51a added WiiTDB support.

21 Dec 2009 03:48: Release of v50.1 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options. Also, addition of v50c
download links to Counfigurable USB Loader page.

18 Dec 2009 06:26: Addition of v50 download links to Counfigurable USB Loader page. The primary feature added in v50 was NTFS drive support (read-only).

14 Dec 2009 06:45: Release of v50 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options. Also, addition of v49 and v50b download links to Counfigurable USB Loader page.

08 Dec 2009 01:32: Release of v49.6 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options. Also, addition of 49b2 download links to Counfigurable USB Loader page.

07 Dec 2009 00:12: Release of v49.5 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options.

05 Dec 2009 23:50: Release of v49.4 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options.

05 Dec 2009 05:13: Release of v49.3 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options.

03 Dec 2009 23:25: Release of v49.2 of the Configurator. See Configurable Options. Also addition of download links for v49b of Configurable USB Loader.

30 Nov 2009 05:22: Release of v49a of Configurable USB Loader and update of Configurable Options page with release of the Configurator v49.

20 Nov 2009 22:29: Changed method to Avoid Disc Updates to StartPatch.

20 Nov 2009 05:39: Added Avoid Disc Updates page.

20 Nov 2009 02:00: What's New page added with release of v48b2 of Configurable USB Loader and update of Configurable Options page with release of the Configurator v48.2.

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