Updating the wii
As a side effect, this means it is impossible for Nintendo to implement any functions that would affect the games themselves, for example an in-game system menu (similar to the Xbox 360's in-game Dashboard or the Play Station 3's in-game XMB).
The Wii Menu (known internally as the System Menu) is the name of the user interface for the Wii game console, and it is the first thing to be seen when the system boots up.
Custom Firmware (“CFW”) enables you to use more advanced hacks that userland homebrew can’t easily do, in addition to anything homebrew can do.
CFW can be easily set up on any console in any region on the latest version.
The video game company has at least released one update that caused systems they suspected of having the Homebrew channel installed to become useless. Nintendo is unlikely to make a similar release soon, as the fix made some systems that a user had not modified useless also.
Homebrew usually refers to software that is not authorized by Nintendo.
This guide has the end goal of taking a completely unmodified Wii U from stock firmware to Coldboot Haxchi powered Custom Firmware.
Guitar Fun lets users create their own Rockband and Guitar Hero style tracks.
The Wii system software is a set of updatable firmware versions and a software frontend on the Wii home video game console.