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Homebrew is the method of using unofficial software (and sometimes hardware) to a game console. Only use this tag when referring to hardware or software modifications; DO NOT use about pirating software (i.e. free download and/or distribution of licensed games or other paid software).

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Trying to get to homebrew on my Wii RVL-001

I bought used Wii. Waiting on new remote. I have compatible Wii/GameCube controller. Anyway to get to homebrew so I can play GameCube?
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Do I risk a ban from Nintendo in general if I install software from GitHub?

Quote from Can You Watch Videos From an SD Card on Nintendo Switch? There is an unofficial workaround to the lack of a decent media player on the Switch. This involves using something called custom ...
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Xbox 360 with RGH mod and internet

I've already bought Xbox 360S which was modified by RGH. I did some research on the web and I know that Xbox Live is unavailable with this kind of mod. But how about other functionalities of X360 ...
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What's the difference between Charging, Official Charger, and USB Charger profiles in sys-clk manager?

In the Nintendo Switch homebrew overclocking application sys-clk, you can set different clock speeds based on 5 power profiles: Docked, Handheld, Charging, Official Charger, and USB Charger. Docked ...
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Undo region change errors on modded 3DS

I region changed my 3DS a little bit ago and I want to undo it to get eShop access. I also can't update games like Super Smash Bros. to save as well. While running GM9 MegaScript I get the error on ...
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How can I fix the Wii Forecast channel on RiiConnect24 (Error Code: FORE000006)?

I'm getting the following error on the Forecast Channel after configuring RiiConnect24: Unable to download the latest information. Error Code: FORE000006 I have ensured that my date and time are ...
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What software to handle a PS2 disk (create/delete/extend/move partitions)?

I was wondering what free tools were available to format an hard disk to be readable by a PS2, create and manage partitions, extend, rename them.
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How to backup everything on a old 3DS?

I am getting a New 3DS XL soon and I am planning on transferring my games/data/Homebrew, and I want to make a backup of my whole system in case I screw something up. I want to backup everything on my ...
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How to transfer a Pokémon from cartridge to ROM?

I have a Gible I want to put in Pokémon Platinum. The problem is that the Gible is on a Pokémon Ultra Moon cartridge and I have no clue how to bring a Pokémon from a cartridge to a ROM. I cannot find ...
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Is it possible to connect PSP Street to TV?

Some time ago I bought again PlayStation Portable E1004 Street. I decided to buy this version because of the price of second-hand markets and I have no special requirements about it. But I started to ...
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How can I jailbreak my switch without affecting my brother's switch in the process?

A quick question about getting banned I'm seriously thinking about Jailbreaking my switch to use homebrew and the like to play old games that aren't available on the switch. The only thing that is ...
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USB Loader GX keeps on crashing to the Homebrew Channel

I have a Wii on version 4.3U. One of my games used to work, but now all of them just crash to the Homebrew Channel. I already know there is another post about this, but I didn't perform a system ...
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I'm trying to install Homebrew on my new Nintendo 3DS XL- Problems!

I'm trying to install Homebrew on my N3DS and followed all the steps on the online 3ds hacks guide. I have had a problem, I'm working with 1.13.0-45 you see. So that requires going to zoogies GitHub /...
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How do I downgrade a Homebrewed 3DS from 11.14 to 11.13?

My 3DS is set up for homebrew. I saw there was a new software update, and (foolishly) decided to install it. When it came time to restart the system, it gave an error stating: An exception occurred ...
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How can I get my old homebrew mods working on my new Wii?

I have two Wii consoles, my old one and a new one. The old one can't read disks (it makes clicking sounds) so I would like to move to the new one. I have Homebrew set up on my old Wii, with ...
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USB Loader GX problem with Wii games

I used to have no problems with my USB loader GX before (i can play any games that i have downloaded from the internet) but when i try playing my existing games that i have bought in discs before, my ...
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Is it possible to FULLY restore a Wii after homebrew?

I was wondering if there was a way to FULLY restore a Wii to pre-homebrew conditions. On the official homebrew channel site under FAQs, reads this: Will this remove all traces of the channel? No, ...
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Is there a wii that is not homebrewable?

I want homebrew & bootmii on a Wii, but I don't currently own a Wii. Is there any particular Wii that that this won't work for?
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What is the easiest way to play CD-Rs on my already modified Sega Saturn?

I have a PAL model 2 Saturn that is already modified to switch between Europe, US, and Japan regions and between 50/60hz. It's controlled with the reset button so I think it's this switchess mod. ...
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Is there a legitimate method for saving/restoring installed games on Wii after the shop is shut down in 2019?

Nintendo is planning on shutting down the Wii shop services in 2019. After March 2018, you can't buy points anymore, and after January 2019, the channel itself will cease working. This also means ...
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Launching a Wii game on USBLoaderGX takes me back to the Homebrew Channel. How can I fix this?

I'm new to softmodding. I have a 2011-era black Wii running Wii system menu version 4.3U. I have the latest version of both the Homebrew Channel and USB loader GX. I had heard that Wiimfi was built ...
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How to play custom NSMB levels on Wii?

I have been messing around with my ancient Wii and found online that I can create and play custom levels. I have created a level with Reggie! and named it 01-01.arc. That's great, but how in the ...
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Is my 3DS Bricked?

I was installing arm9loaderhax (at http://2xrsa.3ds.guide) and it didn't turn off. I waited an hour, pressed A button and Select and nothing happened. I removed the SD card and powered on, the ...
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How to play Project M using a backup on USB?

I have a Super Smash Bros. Brawl backup on a USB drive, and want to play Project M. Is that possible? I already have the "Riivolution" channel, but from what I can tell, you can't play mods using USB ...
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boot.elf not found - Smash Stack Wii

I have a 2GB SD card and I wanted to install the Homebrew Channel on the Wii so I did the Smash Stack method (private folder and boot.elf) and it says "boot.elf not found (-1)". I checked the SD Card ...
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Running import Gamecube games with GeckoOS

The Nintendo Wii is region-locked, so it can't run import games. There is however a homebrew application called GeckoOS, which I have already successfully used in order to play an European Wii games ...
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Can a Wii U be "cleaned" of HBC traces?

If I install something like HBC on a Wii U, but later decide I don't want it anymore, is it possible to uninstall it completely or will it always be possible to check whether it had been installed?
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Can't restore my Wii: BootMii Won't Work

I am trying to restore or un-modify my Wii. When I try to start BootMii from the Home Brew Channel, I get only a black screen. Can somebody please help me? I don't know how the heck I would have ...
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How do I forward Wii mail to another Wii?

How do I forward mail that was sent to me in my Wii mail to another Wii? I want to send LetterBomb to my friend's Wii without using a MAC address. I have all the files on an SD card for him, I just ...
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Will I brick my Wii if I install a HomeBrew operating system?

I've heard about the HomeBrew stuff (wiki) that'll let me download and install simple games and even write my own, but is it fully compatible with the latest updates? I've heard horror stories of ...
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