Hot Nintendo Wii How-Tos

How To: Play Wii games off SD cards or USB drives

While the Wii may be one the most popular console today, many people may be unfamiliar with all the many uses and features of the system. In this step by step guide, learn how to utilize the SD cards or a USB drive with the Wii (which most people are not completely familiar with). It takes you through the installation process and where the SD card/USB drive will go on both the Wii and a desktop computer. When the process is complete, you won't have to use the disc every time you play the game...

How To: Play Wii games from a USB HDD/flash drive easily

Want to play Nintendo Wii games from a USB hard disk or thumb drive? If you have a soft- or hard-modded, you can. You'll need to install [WBFS Manager http://wbfsmanager.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=26808] and download a copy of Wii Flowa. For a detailed, step-by-step overview of the process, watch this gamer's guide.

How To: Play Wii ISO's without burning disks (USB Flash Drive)

In this video the author shows how to play Wii ISO's without actually burning them do disks using the USB flash drive. A normal DVD disk's average capacity is 4.7 GB, but a normal Wii Play game takes about only .09 GB space. In a DVD we will be wasting a lot of space when you burn the games to it. Instead of DVD disks if you use a flash drive you can store huge number of games on a single drive and also use the USB drive as an other storage device. In this lengthy video the author shows how t...

How To: Format an SD card to FAT32 for Wii hacking

Formatting an SD card to FAT32 format, the format that the Nintendo Wii can read, is the very first step that you need to take to hack you Wii. There's a lot of other reasons to do it as well, so even if you don't have a Wii you're trying to hack but want a FAT32 formatted SD card for some other reason, this video should still teach you everything you need to know.

How To: Install virtual console games on your Wii for free

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to load virtual console games onto your Nintendo Wii. You'll need the Twilight Hack and an SD card for this process. The Twilight hack allows you to run unofficial software through the SD (Secure Digital) card inserted into your Wii. Since the Twilight hack was found through the lastest Zelda game Twilight Princess, the game needs to be loaded every time before you can run any "homebrew" software.

How To: Use the WiiFlow USB Loader with an external hard drive

This is a video teaching how to use the Wiiflow USB loader with an external hard drive. This will allow you to store Nintendo Wii games in an external Desktop hard drive. The narrator shows you his consoles and his hard drives while loading the cover on his Wiiflow. The Wiiflow will let you store all of your Wii games onto a large hard drive, instead of your Nintendo Wii. It allows you to play the games from the USB loader without a game disc. This is a convenient way to play your games witho...

How To: Update the Flash player on your Wii so you can watch YouTube videos

If you want to watch Adobe Flash videos (such as YouTube clips) on your Nintendo Wii, you might find some difficulty in updating your Flash player. This video shows you how to properly update the software, both for your Wii in general and Adobe Flash in specific, so that you can watch as much Flash media on your Wii as you care to find! This is very quick - all you really have to do is find the right update in the Shopping section of your Wii.

How To: Install ios249 on the Wii and play backup games

ios249 is a sweet little hack for the Wii that allows you to play backup burned copies of games on your console. Pirated games will work too, although we DO NOT condone piracy. This video will walk you through the whole rather elaborate process of installing it on a hacked Wii with the Homebrew channel. You will need to download a whole mess of free software:

How To: Install Wiiflow with cIOS 249 and 222 / 223

In this video, viewers learn how to install Wiiflow. Viewers will need to install cIOS 249 and 222 / 223. Wiiflow is USB Loader that you can use on a Wii that have modified or hacked. Wiiflow enables you to play your "legal ISO backup" by using any USB storage device like a thumb drive or a more substantial external hard drive. This video demonstrates how to do this in a way that is easy to follow.

How To: Watch Hulu on the Wii

Both your Wii and your PC need to be connected to a router that has an internet connection. If you have a wireless router, the Wii can connect to it without any additional hardware. Instructions are provided with the Wii.

How To: Play downloaded or backup Wii games

For all you Nintendo Wii fans out there, this tutorial will show you how to softmod your Wii in order to play certain games. Those games are backups or downloaded Wii games that can be made using some tricks with your computer. Note: There is always a danger to damaging your device when trying to mod something, so be careful! Enjoy!

How To: Watch Hulu, Netflix and more on a Wii

In this how-to video TechVW shows you how to watch Hulu, Netflix and more on a Wii home gaming system. He shows by using a web program called PlayOn that can be accessed through Wii Opera, you can connect to your computer to play videos streamed over the network. He goes on to show the different services offered and how to access each of them and a brief display of how they are used and what features they have.

How To: Hack a Wii firmware version 4.2 with Homebrew

Hacking the Wii is a fun, easy, and rewarding process for any of the more geekily-inclined. This two-minute video will walk you through the whole process except for the first bit where you copy the files here to an SD card and insert it into your Wii. This video will get you the rest of the way, which is pretty simple and should allow you to do all sorts of fun new things with your Wii. Check this out and crack your wii console today!

How To: Use Trucha Bug Restorer to mod / hack your Wii

Trucha Bug Restorer is a powerful piece of homebrew software that you can use on your Wii to make sure that it is formatted properly in order to play burned games and use other hacks. This video will show you how to use it to set up an installation of cIOS on your Wii, which is the program that allows you to play burned backup copies of games.

How To: Perform a Software Update on Your Nintendo Wii System

Using the Wii Options menu, it is possible to upgrade your Wii software to the latest version released from Nintendo for the gaming console. You will need to have an active internet connection to download the update first, so make sure that the Wii is connected to your home network. Be sure to check for upgrades every so often so that you have the latest features!

How To: Use PlayOn to watch Netflix, Hulu and more on the Wii

Evan shows viewers how you can use the PlayOn option on your Wii to watch videos on Netflix or Hulu. He starts off by showing how you can set up your wireless network and your connection settings. You will need to do this first if you have never done this before. To get PlayOn you will have to purchase it from the Wii Store using Wii Points. Evan also shows how you can link your internet channel to PlayOn so that you can view videos in just seconds. Watch all his tips and techniques and you c...

How To: Instant Netflix streaming on Wii

The Tanooki demonstrates how to instantly stream Netflix onto your Wii. You must have a Netflix account to use this feature. To stream instant Netflix on the Wii gaming system, first select your desired disc channel. The Netflix streaming option will open. Click the start button. The Wii will now connect to the Netflix server. Use your game controller to select your desired categories and controllers. When you select your desired video, you can then choose to play it from the beginning or res...

How To: Connect your Nintendo Wii to the Internet wirelessly

This is a video games tutorial where you will learn how to connect your Nintendo Wii to the Internet wirelessly. Select ‘Wii’ and then ‘Wii settings’ menu and choose ‘internet’ and ‘connection settings’. You have three settings to choose from. Choose any one and then select ‘wireless connection’ -> ‘Nintendo Wi-Fi USB connection’. Install the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB connector software on your PC and then insert the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB connector into your PC. Choose ‘next’ to continue. Use the regis...

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