Does USB Loader GX need cIOS?

Does USB Loader GX need cIOS?

To use USB Loader GX you need: (cIOS d2x is recommended) A USB 2.0 Hard Disk Drive or Flash Drive (see bellow for HDD format) A SD/SDHC Card (optional, you can use one if you have limited USB storage or if you find SD access on your computer easier than USB)

What is d2x cIOS?

GitHub – davebaol/d2x-cios: A custom IOS for the Wii and Wii-U console, i.e. an IOS modified to add some new features not available in the official IOS.

Why does USB Loader GX keep crashing?

It usually seems to relate to the settings in USB Loader GX or a corrupted file on the SD card or usb drive.

Can I delete d2x cIOS installer?

You can delete it, but I’ll recommend making sure you have the folder backed up somewhere in the case that you may need to reinstall it.

What does cIOS do Wii?

It is a customized version of the IOS36 which enables features such as DVD playback and also USB external storage. Applications such as Homebrew Channel, USB Loader and so on directly communicate with IOS249 which enables us to play homebrew games or even play our backup copys of our wii games.

Can WiiFlow play WBFS?

Unlike USB Loader GX, WiiFlow can load games of an SD card. Make sure your USB drive and/or SD card is formatted as FAT32 or NTFS. Do not format it as other types such as extFS or WBFS, the latter is an old format of storing Wii games.

How do I update USB Loader GX on Wii?

Updating USB Loader GX Go to the Update menu in the Settings. If you don’t have Internet access or want to update USB Loader GX manually: – If you are using the Homebrew Application mode or Forwarder Channel mode: Download the latest package and replace the file \appssbloader_gx\boot.

How do I get WiiFlow to read my USB?


  1. Extract WiiFlow and put the apps and WiiFlow folders on your USB drive or SD card.
  2. Insert your USB drive, and SD card if you’re using one, into your Wii and launch WiiFlow from the Homebrew Channel.

How do I add plugins to WiiFlow?

Steps to setup your plugins

  1. Download Abz’s Masterpiece pack to get all the plugins and needed files.
  2. Extract his wiiflow/plugins/ folder to your root:/wiiflow/plugins/ folder. Note some plugins will require additional files found in their rom directories.
  3. Install the WiiFlow Loader Hidden Channel v2.