Priiloader adds a level of brick protection to your Wii. It loads before the Wii Menu does (hence the name). The tool can also enable hacks for your Wii Menu, and be used to quickly launch the Homebrew Channel, BootMii, or whatever homebrew you want!


What you need


Section I - Downloading/Installing
  1. Extract Priiloader and put it in the apps folder on your SD Card.
  2. Insert your SD Card into your Wii, and launch Priiloader from the Homebrew Channel.
Section II - Installing Priiloader
  1. Launch the Homebrew Channel on your Wii.
  2. Launch Priiloader. Find Priiloader
  3. Press the + Button on Wii Remote or the A Button on a GameCube controller. Install Priiloader Installing
Section III - Entering/Configuring Priiloader
  1. Hold the RESET button while turning on your Wii. Turn on Hold RESET

  2. You should see the Priiloader menu. Menu
  3. Go to System Menu Hacks.
  4. We recommend you turn on these hacks: Region Free EVERYTHING, Block Disc Updates and Block Online Updates. System Menu Hacks

System Menu Hacks List

This is a list of the hacks you can enable with Priiloader.

Hack Description
Replace Health Screen with Backmenu Changes the “Health and Safety” screen to the animation you see when you exit a game to go to the Wii Menu.
Re-Enable Bannerbomb v2 Allows the “Bannerbomb” exploit used in older Wii Menu versions to be used on the latest Wii version.
Region Free EVERYTHING Enables region free for any Wii game, including downloaded ones.
Block Disc Updates Removes the “Wii System Update” screen that is included on some games forcing you to update them to play the game.
Region Free GC Games (No VM Patch) Enables region free for GameCube games.
Region Free Wii Games Enables region free for Wii games.
Lock System Menu with Black Screen Makes your Wii Menu be stuck on a black screen, making you unable to use it.
Remove Diagnostic Disc Check Removes a check in the Wii to see if an inserted game is the “Wii Startup Disc”.
No System Menu Sounds AT ALL Turns off all Wii Menu sound effects.
No System Menu Background Music Turns off the Wii Menu background music.
No-Delete HAXX,JODI,DVDX,DISC,DISK,RZDx Nintendo deleted Channels with these title IDs in system updates because they were exploits, you can re-enable them with this.
Remove NoCopy Save File Protection Allows you to copy save files in the Data Management screen that usually are disabled for copying.
Region Free Channels Enables region free for Wii Channels.
Force Disc Games to run under IOS249 Makes games on discs use cIOS 249 as the game’s IOS.
Auto-Press A at Health Screen Automatically presses the A Button to get past the “Health and Safety” screen.
Force Standard Recovery Mode Lets you in a recovery mode where you can launch recovery discs. This menu was used by people to unbrick their Wiis.
OSReport to UsbGecko(slot B) Allows you to send Wii Menu logs to a debugging device in memory card slot B.
OSReport to UsbGecko(GeckoOS,B) Allows you to send Wii Menu logs to a debugging device in memory card slot B, if the Wii Menu is launched by Gecko OS.
Move Disc Channel Enables you to move the Disc Channel to anywhere you want on the Wii Menu.
Block Online Updates Disables updating your Wii.

Continue to cIOS
cIOS are used to play games with a USB Loader. Even if you don’t want to do that, it’s useful for many homebrew apps.