Hot Nintendo Wii How-Tos

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 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: Build an infrared smart board with a Wiimote

Save tons of money by building your own LED pen that works with a multitouch smart board / whiteboard. You'll also need a WiiMote (Wii Remote) to use in conjunction with your homemade LED pens that you'll be making in this video. To get started with this awesome project, you'll need a 1.5 volt tolerant infrared LED, momentary push button switch, AA-battery case holder, one AA battery, containment unit (Sharpie marker or highlighter body), pliers, superglue, thin copper wire and a soldering iron.

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: Use Wiiflow USB Loader

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...

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: 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: Hack / install the homebrew channel on a Wii

Installing the Homebrew channel on your Wii is one of the smartest things that you can do as a Wii owner. It allows you to use the console for all sorts of things like playing ROMs, movies, and homebrew games on your Wii. This video wills how you how to do it on a Wii with firmware version 4.2. If you upgraded to 4.3, we apologize, but the hacker are still working on hacking those, so be patient.

How To: Burn Wii games

In this tutorial, learn how to bypass Nintendo's copyright protection and burn Wii games to share with your friends. This video will show you exactly what you need to know to outsmart the system and copy your games to another disc.

How To: Build a cheap homemade DIY Nintendo Wii gun

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!

How To: Download and burn Wii games for Mac

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...

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: 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: 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: Use your wii remote as a lightsaber

If you are a big star wars fan you will love this. Using your PC, turn your Wii controller into a light saber through sound effects. Become a Jedi all over again with these cool sound effects using the program WiiSaber Use your wii remote as a lightsaber.

How To: Reassemble a Nintendo Wii

Fixing your own electronical equipment can be difficult, but save you quite a bit of money. The bad thing is that once you've opened it up, putting it back together again, can be quite a hassle. Once you've opened it up, you're pretty much on your own. So in this tutorial, find out how to reassemble a Nintendo Wii. Good luck and remember that opening your Wii, may have voided your warranty. Enjoy!

How To: Connect to the Internet through your Nintendo Wii

Did you know that your Nintendo Wii can go online? If you haven't been using the Internet with your Wii, you are missing out on some of the system's coolest features. With an Internet connection, your console can surf the web, watch movies from places like Netflix, or connect with other players to compete online. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to connect your Nintendo Wii to the Internet and start using your system the way it was meant to be used.

How To: Add Wii points to purchase WiiWare games and more on the Nintendo Wii

Just buying the main disc-based games for the Nintendo Wii is actually limiting yourself quite a bit! There's a ton of classic arcade titles, Nintendo games, and old Sega games for you to choose from among many other titles all in the Wii Shop Channel! But to play them, you will need to purchase them with Wii Points which is your currency transferred into points. If you're scratching your head as to how to do this, you will get a chance to find out in this video.

How To: Bowl a super power curve in Wii Bowling

Wii Bowling is probably one of the most played video games in the Wii Sports package bundled with the Nintendo Wii. But not everybody can play it well. There's always that one person that throws that humungous curve ball that barrels down the lane and destroys all ten pins with the bowling ball. Well, that could be you, after watching this brief video tutorial on how to bowl a super power curve in Wii Bowling. Try to master this, and if you succeed, you can master the game.

How To: Unlock Jigglypuff in Super Smash Bros Brawl

To unlock Jigglypuff you must've first completed Subspace Emissary and then load it and go to "The Swamp". When going to "The Swamp" choose any characters and any difficulty, won't make a difference in unlocking Jigglypuff. Then keep going in the stage and skip the first door you see. The next door you see you have no choice but to enter and you'll fight Dark Diddy Kong, he's not too hard nor too easy, and after beating him then you will go back to stage in different area and keep going until...

How To: Back up and burn games for the Nintendo Wii

This video tutorial from noxad presents how to backup and burn games for Nintendo Wii game console.To setup game transfer from computer to your console you'll need any type of SD memory card. In this tutorial it's Lexor 1 GB SD card.Insert SD card into your computer card reader. Autoplay window will open, asking what action you want to perform. Select Open folder to view files.You can open SD card manually from My Computer window. (Start button-Computer).Make sure your SD card has folder name...

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