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...
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.
In this tutorial, learn how to copy an original Wii game to a USB or an external harddrive without using a computer.
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...
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.
This video tutorial will teach you how to use the Nintendo Wii Shop Channel to download and play your favorite console games on your Nintendo Wii. To follow along, you'll need either a WiFi Internet connection or Wii Lan adapter.
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:
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.
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!
Check out this video to learn how to hack your Nintendo Wii by installing the Homebrew channel. This video will take you through all of the steps required to install the Homebrew channel to get access to Homebrew channel apps. Download Hackmii and Bannerbomb before you start.
Want to beat the Hot Wings boss fight in the Hot Land stage of Kirby's Epic Yarn for the Nintendo Wii? See precisely how it's done with this video walkthrough from the folks at Mahalo. For all of the details, and a complete overview of how to defeat Hotwings take a look.
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...
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.
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.
For this tutorial to work, you will need the Homebrew channel already loaded onto your Wii, an SD card (preferably one with more than 64 MB of storage) and your chosen homebrew application. Then just follow the steps in this video to load your apps!
Watch this video to learn how to install Wad on the Nintendo Wii. Wad is a program that allows you to run Wii hacks, homebrew games and emulators.
In this tutorial, we learn how to use Wiiflow USB Loader. First, go to the homebrew channel and then click on the wiiflow usb loader. After this, you will see a bunch of games for you to choose from. Browse through these until you see one you like, then select it. You can click the arrows to browse between different games and look at the covers of them. After you find one that you like you can play it right away from your PC. To change your settings, go to the lower left hand corner and chang...
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!
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.
One of the few technical advantage the Nintendo Wii has against its high-tech rival the XBox 360 is that it allows users to browse the web on their console. Trying to do so using only a Wiimote, however, is impractical. Did you know that you could use a USB keyboard instead? This video will show you how to connect a USB keyboard to your Wii, making it MUCH easier and more practical to use the Opera web browser available in the Wii Store. Now can surf the web on a giant screen while reclined o...
The Twilight Hack is currently the only safe, public way to enable homebrew on an unmodded Nintendo Wii. The Twilight Hack is achieved by playing a hacked game save for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess which executes a homebrew application from an external SD card
This is a video on how to disassemble the Wii nunchuk with just a screwdriver.
This video tutorial shows you how to disassemble the Wiimote with a flathead screwdriver.
Want to know how to generate a personalized Mii on a Nintendo Wii? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this Wii owners' guide from the folks at Butterscotch can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes. For more information and detailed instructions, take a look.
This two-part video tutorial from OzModChips show a detailed instructional on how to install a solderless mod chip in a Nintendo Wii. Solderless Wii modchips are popular for the Wii gaming console. The one installed in this video is specifically the d2pro mod chip.
mybigleftnut90 teaches you how to burn Wii backup games for Mac. After you get a backup game for the Wii, you need to make sure the DVD you'll be burning it too is DVD-R as these work best. Also make sure that the size of the backup game is not larger than the blank DVD you have. Right click on the image and click on "Open with-Disk utility." In the new program window, you click your image file name and click the button "Burn" at the top. Your speed should be 2x or 4x. Unclick verify burned d...
The title explains it all: how to make a wireless Wii sensor bar. A correction: it needs an AAA battery not AA.
For this tutorial to work, you will need a Nintendo Wii with the homebrew channel loaded onto it, a USB flash drive and a USB loader homebrew app. Once you have your USB loader downloaded onto a PC, follow this tutorial!
Want to get the Wii Opera Browser for free? This will not work with a USB, only a SD-card. Steps according to corradostyler94 listed below.
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to backup and load Wii games for the Dolphin Emulator.
After two years of anticipation, Link is finally back in the latest installment of the series, Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to play the newest Zelda game. This tutorial also covers the new features of this Wii game.
Whether your Wii remote isn't responding or you want to temporarily add a friend's remote to your system, this how-to video will be helpful. Watch this Ninteno Wii tutorial video to learn how to synchronize your Wii remote to make playing better.
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...
If you have a Homebrew hacked Wii, chances are you aren't using your disc channel as much as you used to. You can play back ups now, why use discs? This video will show you how to move the disc channel from its hallowed spot at the top-left of your Wii menu to somewhere more commensurate with its reduced importance on you hacked uberWii.
Alon from ChatterBox Video Game Radio has a projector and a Wii and hates batteries. Why make a wireless sensor bar when you've got power adapters laying around? In this video, Alon explains how to make a Wii sensor bar for a projector without batteries.
In this video, we learn how to install the homebrew channel to your Wii. You will need: the Zelda twilight princess game, SD card, homebrew installer, and Wiibrew hack. First, go to Wiibrew and find where it says Twilight Hack underneath "homebrew". Go directly to download and install this on your computer. After this, type in "homebrew" and click the link to find the channel, then download it and save it to your computer. Now, go back to the Wii homebrew page and click where it says the twil...
Do you have a Nintendo Wii? Perhaps a Wii shooting video game? Well, this video tutorial will show you how you can build your very own Wii gun for about three dollars! This means you save about sixteen dollars total! This is a super cheap DIY Wii gun. There's nothing better that playing with your own homemade Wii gun!
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.
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.
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to install a Wii homebrew hack using the Twilight Hack.