str2hax is an exploit for the Wii that is triggered by loading the Wii’s End User License Agreement. It requires nothing but an Internet connection.

What you need

  • A Wii with an Internet connection on system version 4.3


Section I - Connecting

This exploit requires you to set your DNS in order to connect to a server that contains the exploit.

  1. Go to Wii Options. Wii Options
  2. Go to Wii Settings. Wii Settings
  3. Go to Page 2, then click on Internet. Internet
  4. Go to Connection Settings. Connection Settings
  5. Select your current connection. Current Connection
  6. Go to Change Settings. Change Settings
  7. Go to Auto-Obtain DNS (Not IP Address), then select No, then Advanced Settings. Auto-Obtain DNS
  8. Type in as the primary DNS.
  9. Type in as the secondary DNS.
  10. Select Confirm, then select Save. Save DNS
  11. Select OK to perform a connection test. Connection Test
  12. If the connection test was successful, select No to skip the Wii System Update. Connection Test Successful
Section II - Triggering the Exploit
  1. Go to the Internet section, then User Agreements or Agreement/Contact, then Yes.
  2. If you see a pony on the screen on a light blue background, you have set it up correctly. Wait 1-2 minutes for the exploit to trigger (it should take about 1 minute and 25 seconds). The exploit will download the HackMii Installer so you can continue.

If the HackMii Installer doesn’t load and it instead freezes (you can’t move your cursor) or it doesn’t take 1-2 minutes to trigger, please restart your Wii and retry the exploit.

Continue to Homebrew Channel and BootMii Installation