Anyone transfer Wii data to the WiiU...

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4 years ago#1
...from a hacked Wii with Homebrew? I'm really hesitant to transfer from my hacked Wii for fear of bricking my new shiny toy. Anyone do this successfully?
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4 years ago#2
you are going to have to update the wii to the newest firmware. i transfered files with no issue however keep in mind that only purchased files will make it over. the process is incredibly long ( longer than updating the wii u)
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4 years ago#3
I was wondering the same thing actually..wouldn't updating it brick it too?
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4 years ago#4
If it bricks, just restore it.
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4 years ago#5
Mega__Man posted...
I was wondering the same thing actually..wouldn't updating it brick it too?


This is what I've always heard, that updating the Wii after it's modded will brick it. I didn't realize you had to update it to transfer to WiiU. With this in mind I'll probably not do it as I only had save game states to transfer anyway. Thanks everyone.
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4 years ago#6
Someone on NeoGAF tried it and said you can transfer a homebrewed Wii, but since it checks the Wii Shop Channel to determine what you do and don't have, it'll only download official programs. The Homebrew Channel, etc. won't carry over.
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4 years ago#7
Now I see you guys are talking hacks here, but I'm slightly hesitant to transfer all my game data because I cant help but think I wont be able to play Brawl with GC controllers anymore. I personally use wiimote and nunchuck, but the lack of GC game support kinda sucks. =/

Also, does anyone know if doing the data transfer clears the Wii CoD online data?
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4 years ago#8
Just did it. Works fine as long as you can sign into the shop an download the transfer channel.
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4 years ago#9
BobbyPwNz0521 posted...
Now I see you guys are talking hacks here, but I'm slightly hesitant to transfer all my game data because I cant help but think I wont be able to play Brawl with GC controllers anymore. I personally use wiimote and nunchuck, but the lack of GC game support kinda sucks. =/

Also, does anyone know if doing the data transfer clears the Wii CoD online data?


Make a copy of the saved data and put it on an SD card. Is that possible for Brawl?
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4 years ago#10
Arcanine2009 posted...
BobbyPwNz0521 posted...
Now I see you guys are talking hacks here, but I'm slightly hesitant to transfer all my game data because I cant help but think I wont be able to play Brawl with GC controllers anymore. I personally use wiimote and nunchuck, but the lack of GC game support kinda sucks. =/

Also, does anyone know if doing the data transfer clears the Wii CoD online data?


Make a copy of the saved data and put it on an SD card. Is that possible for Brawl?


Yeah but I want either everything on my Wii U or keep everything on the Wii. I mainly want to transfer it over because I don't want to deal with 2 consoles.
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