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Warning: Wii Update 4.2 Kills Homebrew Channel (shortblog)

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Posted by: Ryan


Public Service Announcement for Wii Owners:

Just so you all know, I updated to Wii System Menu 4.2 this morning, and found that immediately following the update, my Homebrew Channel had been deleted. After looking at the report from WiiBrew, it looks like Nintendo really went to town with this one. The changes include:

+ Homebrew Channel automatically deleted
+ Bannerbomb hack is now patched (although there are two new hacks to replace it thus far)
+ boot2 has been updated, so that means no more BootMii in boot2

Sorry guys, but if you really want to keep the hacks on your Wii, either don't update, or you'll have to wait for a new version of the HackMii installer that can get around the new changes.

EDIT:
Wow, that was fast. You can now download a new version of the HackMii Installer (release notes). You'll have to use Indiana Pwns or Smash Stack instead of Bannerbomb for now, but there's even a Bannerbomb fix coming as well.

As for me, I'll give it a few days to see how the new installer does, and if there's no reports of anything terribly wrong, then I can just reinstall my Homebrew Channel and carry on.
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About LK4O4one of us since 1:47 PM on 05.07.2009

Hello there.

My name is Ryan and I work at a pretty prominent web company. I'm 24 years old, which makes me one of the youngest people at the company (out of over 100 people). I have half of a college degree, a full-time job, and now I've got a place to hang out and talk about awesome video games.

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Thomas Was Alone
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Time Fcuk
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Mother 3 (Fan Translation)
Muramasa: The Demon Blade (Both Second Endings)
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The World Ends With You
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