219w ago - It appears Nintendo has released another Wii System Menu update today to version 4.2.
Like previous updates, this latest revision will both delete and block Wii homebrew... and in some cases destroy consoles, so be aware of this before updating your console.
It's also a mandatory update in order to access the Wii Shop Channel.
To quote: "I have NO idea why Nintendo loves to send me those update messages at midnight... alas, they keep doing it. Anyway, this time it was to let us know that the Wii has a System Update waiting: Firmware 4.2.
Now, the weird thing is, Nintendo hasn't even announced this yet! That's right, it just hits your system and no official release is made.
As such, there is not much information on what exactly this 4.2 update does exactly... Obviously, it attempts to override any form of hacking, homebrewing, or illegal software loaders (and according to reports, it does so fairly well, deleting the ever-famous Homebrew Channel and all custom IOS installed in tampered Wiis)."
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BS and comes from the Ninty Forums.
I dono recoment to use this FW and NEVER use the Official one.
If you want to use this FW use the HB one from waninkoko.I just released a new revision of a Hack-Pack for all Fw's up to 4.2.But its a simply and smal pack becouse i will do a real great big one with all you need to be happy and to be fully called a Custom FW.
so in other words... dont update your wii and your fine right? i was going to update it since i couldn't play the beatles rockband
and i had to search it first, but i remember everyone saying don't update your wii so i didn't.. man that suck if they block the HBC
oh yeah and waninkoko retired. he said his goodbyes and he's working on other stuff now. he might have an update for the wii but not to soon, we might have to wait for a long long time.. or just get it from someone else, but dont update the WII thats the main thing right now.