REMEMBER This is an instructable to backup your OWN Wii games and in no way am I responsible for the legalities of your actions. This instructable is not to promote piracy because that is ILLEGAL, an I would nevr promote that. Remember: ANYTHING YOU DO IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY, NOT MINE. I ALSO AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PHYSICAL OR SOFTWARE DAMAGE TO ANY WII CONSOLE AND AND THIS SOFTWARE HAS NO WARRANTY. USE AT OWN RISK.
Well, Lets Begin.
What you Need:
Official Wii Game
Homebrew Channel (If your Wii cannot run Homebrew, go Here)
Step 1: Get the Files
Step 2: Copy the Contents of the Copy CONTENTS to ROOT of SD Card folder to the ROOT of your SD (There is an Imgburn installer there if you want it.)
Step 2: Install CIOS36Rev7
Step 1: Open the Homebrew Channel
Step 2: Click on the App labeled "Apps/cIOS Rev7/boot.dol" and then click Load
Step 3: Read the Disclaimer and Agree or Disagree
Step 4: Select WAD INSTALL
Step 5: Once it is done, select the option to restart your Wii
Step 6: You're done!
Step 3: Install DVDx
Step 1: Open The Homebrew Channel
Step 2: Select the app labeled "Apps/DVDx/boot.dol", and hit load
2a. Select "Advanced Install"
2b. For IOS, select 249 (IOS249) (You have to use the D-Pad to select 249)
2c. Hit Install
Your Done Installing DVDx
Step 4: Choose Your Path
Goto Step 5 If you want to do a Network Dump, which goes at speeds dpending on the network taking a decent 4 hours for a single layer game (most of them are SIngle Layer), and could lose connection, and you could be almost done and you get an error, and the whole thing turns out to be a waste of time.
Wii and Computer both connected to the internet in the same house
Goto Step 6 If you want to do a Local Dump, (Over SD Card or USB Stick) which goes pretty fast, taking a shorter time.
SD Card or USB Stick that can hold 4.37GB.
Step 5: Network Dump
Step 2: Select Network Dump
Step 3: Insert Wii Game
Step 4: It will scroll a bunch of text, and when it is done it will say "Your Wii's IP Address" or something similar. Copy this down.
Step 5: Go on your computer and open an Internet Browser.
Step 6: At the top, type in your Wii's IP address, and hit Enter
Step 7: The page should have 2 links: Download ????.iso and Restart Wii
Step 8: Hit Download ????.iso
Step 9: A download window will appear. click SAVE (Not Open)
Step 10: Come back in about 8-9 hours and you will have your iso.
Continue to STEP 7
Step 6: Local Dump
Get back to you later on this.
Step 7: Your Done!
A special thanks to waninkoko, the one who made this AND running backups possible.
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