Right-click on the SD card drive from My Computer or Windows Explorer and select “Format.” Change the file system option to FAT32, leave the rest of the settings at default, and then click Start.
Do not save the zip files themselves to the SD card, only the contents. Once it is done it will ask you to Push 1 on the Wiimote to continue. This means to open up Bootmii you’ll need to do it through the Homebrew Channel. After it is loaded: The Wii is now jailbroken and modded out.
Homebrew is a term frequently applied to video games or other software produced by consumers to target proprietary hardware platforms (usually with hardware restrictions) not typically user-programmable or that use proprietary storage methods.
However there is a product called the WODE, that ignores the DVD drive and allows you to attach a harddrive to your Wii and run content directly from there, way better then discs!
No one really knows the answer to that question -- but regardless, it has been 4 years and they have not done anything regarding the issue besides revising the internal hardware to make it harder Q.
So, the Wii is almost ten years old, plentiful, and with a few simple hacks, you can conceivably extend its life a few more years.
The Wii is already a pretty versatile gaming console.
This is great if you want to hand the Wii down to your kids and give them a child-friendly gaming platform, but also let them watch movies as well.