Updating Wii Menu to v4.3

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This tutorial will explain how to update your Wii Menu to version 4.3, if you have already homebrewed your Wii.

It is much safer to use ModMii (Windows only) to update your Wii to 4.3.



Section I - Downloading

Your Wii must be modded in order to perform this. If it isn’t, then it’s best to follow the guide first.

  1. Extract the .zip file for NUS Downloader Wii and open the application.
  2. Go to Database... > System > 0000000100000002 - System Menu and select the version corresponding to your region as shown in the table below.
  3. Make sure Pack WAD is checked.
  4. Press Start NUS Download!.
  5. Open the titles -> 0000000100000002 -> (Wii Menu version) and copy the .wad file to a folder called wad on your SD Card or USB drive.
  6. Repeat steps 2-5 with IOS -> 000000010000003A -> Latest Version and IOS -> 0000000100000050 -> Latest Version.
  7. After you have copied all 3 .wad files, eject your SD card/USB drive from your PC and put it back into your Wii.
Region Wii Menu version
Japan v512 (4.3J)
USA v513 (4.3U)
Europe v514 (4.3E)
Korea v518 (4.3K)

Section II - Installing

  1. Power off your console. Start holding RESET, then turn it back on.
  2. In the Priiloader menu, select Homebrew Channel.
    • If the Priiloader menu does not appear, please install it immediately. Priiloader is required for this guide.
  3. Launch YAWM ModMii Edition.
  4. Select your SD card or USB drive.
  5. Press + to one the IOS80 and IOS58 WADs to highlight them, then press A twice to install.
  6. Navigate to the Wii Menu WAD and press A twice to install it.
  7. When prompted to retain Priiloader, press A to confirm.
  8. After they are successfully installed, press the HOME Button to exit back to the Homebrew Channel.

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