Posted By: wraggster
Tona has updated the excellent Region Free App that lets you change the region of your WII:
AnyRegion Changer is an application which allows you to change various region and language settings on your Wii. It also allows you to install the System Menu of another region if you so desire.
A full description of this utility can be found in the README file.
AnyRegion Changer lets you change the following settings to any of the known values: setting.txt:
AREA setting: Used to determine which region the System Menu should be--normally the cause of full bricks.
GAME setting: Used to determine which region of Discs and channels (?) the console can play.
VIDEO setting: The Wii's video mode setting. Seems to be used universally.
IPL.LANG setting: Used to determine what language to use for various things. Sometimes contingent on AREA setting.
IPL.SADR country setting: Used to determine region information for the Weather/News channels and the Wii Shop channel.
AnyRegion Changer will also install System Menu 3.2 and the appropriate IOS for any of the three main regions.
The system menu installation feature should work universally. That is, regardless of what System Menu you have installed, you should be able to upgrade/downgrade to 3.2 for any region with this feature. This is accomplished via a temporary patched IOS which incorporates bushing's IOSDelete patch and Waninkoko's AddTicket version check patch. This IOS is only installed if necessary, and it is deleted immediately after use.
This software comes with NO WARRANTY WHATSOEVER. You may use this software at your own risk. I can take no responsibility for any damage caused by this application.
Please take note of the following:
If setting.txt is corrupted for any reason, it is entirely possible that your Wii will no longer boot.
Be careful not to change Video mode to a mode unsupported by your display.
If you change your Country code, you will be unable to receive any pending gifts you have in the Wii Shop Channel. (The shop will also warn you of this)
If you set the EULA to Read, you may be accessing Nintendo Network Services illegally. You should only change this setting to "read" if you have actually read and accepted the EULA for the Country code you have set.
Setting the AREA setting ("Console Area Setting") to a different region than your System Menu WILL cause a Semi-Brick! IF for some reason YOUR SYSTEM-CONFIGURED FLAG IS UNSET (via some installation, or a corrupted SYSCONF) your SYSTEM WILL become FULLY BRICKED. Your system will attempt to do the "First Time" configuration for an incorrect region, and will not be able to find the html content for the interface.
CHANGES MADE TO THE CONSOLE AREA SETTING SHOULD ALWAYS BE ACCOMPANIED BY A SYSTEM MENU CHANGE TO THE SAME REGION!
Minor fix to sysconf lib (Should fix some -24578 errors)
Changed Identification Routines
Added System Menu Region detection
Added intro screen/extra warnings
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