Guides & How-Tos

Using Your Modded Nintendo Wii

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Using Your Modded Nintendo Wii

The Wii is a great little console and having it modded to play third-party apps, games, software, etc just makes it that much better.

Getting started with Wii Homebrew is not quite as intuitive as the Wii itself and there are a few tips and pointers you'll need to get going. Here we'll walk you through installing apps, playing backup games, and making backups of your game library.

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Playstation 2 "Fat" Console Versions and Identification

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Playstation 2 "Fat" Console Versions and Identification

 

If you spend anytime refurbishing Playstation 2 consoles, it's important to know how to identify the version number of them. Having this information will make your life so much easier when it comes to buying and swapping replacement parts.

With most versions you can use the model number and serial number on the back of your Playstation 2 to identify the version number without having to look at any internal parts. There are, however, some versions that will require looking at the stamp on the mainboard.

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Identifying Revision Number of Original Xbox

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Identifying Revision Number of Original Xbox

You don't have to open up your original Xbox and look at the stamp on the mainboard to find out which revision you have. Using the manufacturing date on the bottom of the console you can easily determine which revision number you have.

Using this guide you will be able to quickly determine the revision of your original Microsoft Xbox.

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