Updating the wii
Custom Firmware (“CFW”) enables you to use more advanced hacks that userland homebrew can’t easily do, in addition to anything homebrew can do.
This is why some updates do not result in a change of the version number: the System Menu itself is not updated, only (for example) IOSes and channels.Additionally this can force an upgrade by requiring the player to perform the update, without which the new game cannot be played. Brawl and Mario Kart Wii) have come with specific extra updates, such as being able to receive posts from game-specific addresses, so, regardless of the version of the installed software, it will install an update.which run on a separate ARM architecture processor to other Wii software (nicknamed Starlet by the Wii homebrew community, as it is physically located inside the graphics chip, the ATI Hollywood, so it is a small part of Hollywood.).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.The Wii system software is a set of updatable firmware versions and a software frontend on the Wii home video game console.