Hacking Black screen loading games cannot fix, is my Wii now useless?

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Hi,

I have a Wii with the homebrew channel and Usb Loader GX. I used to play games from my usb hard drive, but after moving house they now all refuse to load. I searched online and found this forum. I went through previous threads and have updated my cIOS (no idea if it was out of date) and Usb Loader GX. But, when starting a game I always get a black screen and then thrown back into the home brew channel.

I've ran a sys check and here is the log:

SysCheck HDE v2.4.0 HacksDen Edition by JoostinOnline Double_A R2-D2199 and Nano
...runs on IOS58 (rev 6176).
Region: PAL
System Menu 4.3E (v514)
Drive date: 02.13.2007
Homebrew Channel 1.1.2 running on IOS58
Hollywood v0x11
Console ID: 56294595
Console Type: Wii
Shop Channel Country: United Kingdom (110)
Boot2 v4
Found 111 titles.
Found 55 IOS on this console. 6 of them are stubs.
IOS4 (rev 65280): Stub
IOS9 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS10 (rev 768): Stub
IOS11 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS12 (rev 526): No Patches
IOS13 (rev 1032): No Patches
IOS14 (rev 1032): No Patches
IOS15 (rev 1032): No Patches
IOS16 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug ES Identify Flash Access NAND Access
IOS17 (rev 1032): No Patches
IOS20 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS21 (rev 1039): No Patches
IOS22 (rev 1294): No Patches
IOS28 (rev 1807): No Patches
IOS30 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS31 (rev 3608): No Patches
IOS33 (rev 3608): No Patches
IOS34 (rev 3608): No Patches
IOS35 (rev 3608): No Patches
IOS36 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access
IOS37 (rev 5663): No Patches
IOS38 (rev 4124): No Patches
IOS40 (rev 3072): Stub
IOS41 (rev 3607): No Patches
IOS43 (rev 3607): No Patches
IOS45 (rev 3607): No Patches
IOS46 (rev 3607): No Patches
IOS48 (rev 4124): No Patches
IOS50 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS51 (rev 4864): Stub
IOS52 (rev 5888): Stub
IOS53 (rev 5663): No Patches
IOS55 (rev 5663): No Patches
IOS56 (rev 5662): No Patches
IOS57 (rev 5919): No Patches
IOS58 (rev 6176): USB 2.0
IOS60 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS61 (rev 5662): No Patches
IOS62 (rev 6430): No Patches
IOS70 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS80 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS90 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS202[60] (rev 65535 Info: hermesrodries-v6): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS222[38] (rev 4 Info: hermes-v4): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS223[38+37] (rev 4 Info: hermes-v4): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS224[57] (rev 65535 Info: hermesrodries-v6): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS236 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access Beer Ticket
IOS245[37] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS246[38] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access
IOS247[53] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS248[55] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS249[56] (rev 65535 Info: d2x-v10beta52): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS250[57] (rev 65535 Info: d2x-v10beta52): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS251[58] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS254 (rev 65280): Stub
BC v6
MIOS v10
Report generated on 08/23/2019.

All of the games on my hard drive only show if I set the Loader's iOS to 58. I tried using 249 and 250 on this but no luck as the games stop appearing as it fails to initialise the usb. I also have my game's iOS set to 249, and I tried 250, but neither seem to solve the issue.

My video region is set to disc default (although tried force PAL/NTSC.). I'm completely lost and hoping someone can help me or if the Wii is just too far screwed technical wise and I'll have to buy another?

The hard drive is formatted to FAT32 and I transferred the .wbfs games using Wii Backup Manager.

Thanks
 
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Hello! Welcome to GBATemp! But anyways, it could be possible you keep accidentally using the wrong pot, did you try both ports? Maybe you keep using Port 1 instead of Port 0, which would not work.
Also to save you from a headache, v10 beta52 and v8 final are the same essentially.
Also, as a quick tip, I recommend you move this to Wii - Backup Loaders as this post is more on-topic with that part.
 
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Hello! Welcome to GBATemp! But anyways, it could be possible you keep accidentally using the wrong pot, did you try both ports? Maybe you keep using Port 1 instead of Port 0, which would not work.
Also to save you from a headache, v10 beta52 and v8 final are the same essentially.
Also, as a quick tip, I recommend you move this to Wii - Backup Loaders as this post is more on-topic with that part.

Hi,

I thought this thread was already in the correct section? Unless I'm mistaken.

Also, I have tried in both ports but no luck. It's at the most bottom one when laying flat so closest to the disc drive as it used to work there and I have the usb port 0 in the loader settings.

Thanks for the reply.
 

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Hi,

I have a Wii with the homebrew channel and Usb Loader GX. I used to play games from my usb hard drive, but after moving house they now all refuse to load. I searched online and found this forum. I went through previous threads and have updated my cIOS (no idea if it was out of date) and Usb Loader GX. But, when starting a game I always get a black screen and then thrown back into the home brew channel.

I've ran a sys check and here is the log:

SysCheck HDE v2.4.0 HacksDen Edition by JoostinOnline Double_A R2-D2199 and Nano
...runs on IOS58 (rev 6176).
Region: PAL
System Menu 4.3E (v514)
Drive date: 02.13.2007
Homebrew Channel 1.1.2 running on IOS58
Hollywood v0x11
Console ID: 56294595
Console Type: Wii
Shop Channel Country: United Kingdom (110)
Boot2 v4
Found 111 titles.
Found 55 IOS on this console. 6 of them are stubs.
IOS4 (rev 65280): Stub
IOS9 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS10 (rev 768): Stub
IOS11 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS12 (rev 526): No Patches
IOS13 (rev 1032): No Patches
IOS14 (rev 1032): No Patches
IOS15 (rev 1032): No Patches
IOS16 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug ES Identify Flash Access NAND Access
IOS17 (rev 1032): No Patches
IOS20 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS21 (rev 1039): No Patches
IOS22 (rev 1294): No Patches
IOS28 (rev 1807): No Patches
IOS30 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS31 (rev 3608): No Patches
IOS33 (rev 3608): No Patches
IOS34 (rev 3608): No Patches
IOS35 (rev 3608): No Patches
IOS36 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access
IOS37 (rev 5663): No Patches
IOS38 (rev 4124): No Patches
IOS40 (rev 3072): Stub
IOS41 (rev 3607): No Patches
IOS43 (rev 3607): No Patches
IOS45 (rev 3607): No Patches
IOS46 (rev 3607): No Patches
IOS48 (rev 4124): No Patches
IOS50 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS51 (rev 4864): Stub
IOS52 (rev 5888): Stub
IOS53 (rev 5663): No Patches
IOS55 (rev 5663): No Patches
IOS56 (rev 5662): No Patches
IOS57 (rev 5919): No Patches
IOS58 (rev 6176): USB 2.0
IOS60 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS61 (rev 5662): No Patches
IOS62 (rev 6430): No Patches
IOS70 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS80 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS90 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug
IOS202[60] (rev 65535 Info: hermesrodries-v6): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS222[38] (rev 4 Info: hermes-v4): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS223[38+37] (rev 4 Info: hermes-v4): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS224[57] (rev 65535 Info: hermesrodries-v6): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS236 (rev 54321): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access Beer Ticket
IOS245[37] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS246[38] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug ES Identify NAND Access
IOS247[53] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS248[55] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS249[56] (rev 65535 Info: d2x-v10beta52): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS250[57] (rev 65535 Info: d2x-v10beta52): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS251[58] (rev 21008 Info: d2x-v8final): Trucha Bug NAND Access USB 2.0
IOS254 (rev 65280): Stub
BC v6
MIOS v10
Report generated on 08/23/2019.

All of the games on my hard drive only show if I set the Loader's iOS to 58. I tried using 249 and 250 on this but no luck as the games stop appearing as it fails to initialise the usb. I also have my game's iOS set to 249, and I tried 250, but neither seem to solve the issue.

My video region is set to disc default (although tried force PAL/NTSC.). I'm completely lost and hoping someone can help me or if the Wii is just too far screwed technical wise and I'll have to buy another?

The hard drive is formatted to FAT32 and I transferred the .wbfs games using Wii Backup Manager.

Thanks
Is it really a hard drive and not a flash drive?
 

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Is it really a hard drive and not a flash drive?

Well it's a USB 1TB External Hard drive from Seagate. I know these aren't the best but it worked on the Wii before flawlessly until I moved house. I did try a 64gb usb 3.0 which also showed the games on loader 58 but same result with the black screen when booting them.
 

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Well it's a USB 1TB External Hard drive from Seagate. I know these aren't the best but it worked on the Wii before flawlessly until I moved house. I did try a 64gb usb 3.0 which also showed the games on loader 58 but same result with the black screen when booting them.
The reason I asked is because that's common with flash drives.
You could try resetting the USB loader settings (there should be an option for it in the settings), and maybe also run CheckDisk to rule out corruption.
 

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Hi,

I ran a chkdsk but it passed fine. I reset the usb loader gx but no luck still black screens whatever game I boot :(
 

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Hi,

So I solved the issue and this is what did it for me.

I know YouTube videos are bad and outdated but I added beta52 v10 to base 58 slot 251 with revision 65535. Next, put the hard drive in the top usb slot (furthest away from disc drive) and in the usb loader put 58 on loader and 249 on game.

I'm puzzled why this worked but I'm not complaining. I've tried so many things and just happy it's now playable again. To me personally usb 0 should be the closest to the disc drive but there we go.

Thanks everyone.
 
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Hi,

So I solved the issue and this is what did it for me.

I know YouTube videos are bad and outdated but I added beta52 v10 to base 58 slot 251 with revision 65535. Next, put the hard drive in the top usb slot (furthest away from disc drive) and in the usb loader put 58 on loader and 249 on game.

I'm puzzled why this worked but I'm not complaining. I've tried so many things and just happy it's now playable again. To me personally usb 0 should be the closest to the disc drive but there we go.

Thanks everyone.
I guess the homebrew USB 2.0 driver just doesn't like your HDD. IOS58 has an official USB 2.0 driver, but using it for cIOS comes with drawbacks, for example some games aren't compatible with it.
 
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Furthermore: I'd suggest using Configureable USB Loader over USBLoader GX.

Works much more reliable for me...
 

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Hi.

I fixed this problem by using configurable usb loader app. Wiiflow and Usb Loader gx gave me same black screen error but everything is fine with cfg usb loader. I hope it will work for you too.
 

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