After setting this up, I you will be able to access the e Shop, but you should be able to play games online just fine.
(*If you still want e Shop access, check out the /r/wiiuhacks wiki).
It doesn’t matter which–the Play Station 4, Xbox One, and Wii U all work pretty similarly.
There’s a reason we recommend setting up a console ahead of time if you’re giving it as a gift, because here’s what you’re in for. You’ll have to go through a first-time setup process that involves connecting to your Wi-Fi network by typing your passphrase in with a controller and creating a Play Station Network, Nintendo Network ID, or Xbox Live account.
Unlike PCs, console gamers claim, you don’t have to spend a ton of time configuring the system and making sure everything is running properly–you just throw in the disc and play. Modern consoles are often just as complex as PCs–and in a few ways, even moreso.
This lets you get the features of those updates without the chance of bricking that the newer update might cause (as long as you haven't previously done nasty stuff to your Wii).
Either of these firmwares is safe, so feel free to choose either one.
Step 5) Select your default connection Step 6) Select 'Change Settings' Step 7) Find the DNS section and select it. Step 9) Set both of the following to the 'Primary DNS' and 'Secondary DNS'.
Step 10) Hit 'Confirm' Step 11) Press 'B' to save Follow this guide by Tgames of GBATemp about blocking auto-updates via a proxy server.