Black Brick after Wanin 4.1 installed. Please help.

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Pakatus, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. Pakatus

    Pakatus GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 13, 2009

    Im trying to solve a friends problem.
    I've been looking for a solution but couldnt find one.

    He was in 3.3 so he updated to 4.0 with wanin method.
    Here...everything ok. But when he updated to 4.1 (wanin method), the wii doesnt boot.

    Led gets green but no video output.
    No health screen, no bootmii screen (despite he has the bootmii installed as boot2).
    No Gamecube cards or controls.

    Accepts and starts to read GameDisk...but no output.

    UPDATE: From what he said...he has made a downgrade (really long time ago).

    Any help? Please?
  2. beegee7730

    beegee7730 ITS PAAFEKUTO!

    Mar 31, 2009
    Sounds like a full brick.
    Unless you had Bootmii, you have to send it to Nintendo.
  3. Pakatus

    Pakatus GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 13, 2009
    Thing is...
    He has bootmii as boot2.

    And he has a nand backup.

    But nor health screen nor bootmii screen boots up on begining.

    I've heard about the GC controller method. Think it will help herE?
  4. razorback78

    razorback78 GBAtemp Maniac

    Aug 3, 2009
    if your friend has bootmii as boot2, i can't understand why bootmii cannot load. might as well verify the configuration file of bootmii in the sd card. updating from 4.0 using wanin's firmware updater to 4.1 also using wanin's could not be the source of the brick unless the power is interrupted during the system menu upgrade...strange?
  5. raptir

    raptir GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 13, 2009
    United States
    The only way that BootMii as Boot2 could have been defeated is...

    -Hardware failure, probably unrelated to the install of Waninkoko's firmware
    -Updating to 4.2 through Nintendo

    Installing Waninkoko's 4.1 couldn't have gotten rid of bootmii/boot2. I know this sounds stupid, but did you make sure the video cables were completely plugged into the Wii and your TV?
  6. pepxl

    pepxl GFX W!Z4RD

    Jun 19, 2009
    is the Bootmii folder on the SD card, i think Bootmii boot2 will only boot if it is
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