Bricked PAL Wii under systemmenu 4.0

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  1. DSlnik
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    Hi there,

    I accidentally bricked my Wii with Preloader 0.28 installed.
    (Turned of the Wii while dumping a game on my hard drive).
    what should I do?

    Thank you


    PS: I heard i should find the systemmenu wad for 4.0, but it is unfindable for the PAL version :'(
     
  2. DSlnik
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    Please, I need help [​IMG]
     
  3. andrewhan4

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    If you hold reset while booting up, do you get the preloader menu, if so from there you can boot into the homebrew channel and run a v4.0 updater which should repair it.

    Edit: If you're on 3.2 just run any region changer and reinstall the system menu

    Otherwise how far into the startup does your wii go, do you just get a black screen or do you get the health warning, if you get the health warning does it ask you to press A?
     
  4. DKAngel

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    dumping a game then turning it off wont brick your wii, ive done that so many times b4 it isnt funny, check to see something else u did didnt stuff up
     
  5. DSlnik
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    Yes, I have acces to the Homebrew channel by using Preloader.
    When I turn the Wii on normally, just a black screen with "System files corrupted". The text of the black screen isn't very "clean" (looks like some bits of the image are missing and so on)
    So I just install 4.0 again by using waninkoko's installer?
     
  6. andrewhan4

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    Yeah using the updater should install another copy of 4.0 system menu, which will fix your problem

    Otherwise you could run IOS Downgrader (no need to do this if you have trucha signed IOS's), then run any region changer and install system menu 3.2
     
  7. DSlnik
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    Just tried to use waninkoko's 4.0 installer, it immediately asks me to restart my Wii (after the press a to continue thingy)
     
  8. andrewhan4

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    Ok, this methord will work:

    Otherwise you could run IOS Downgrader (no need to do this if you have trucha signed IOS's), then run any region changer and install system menu 3.2

    When you run any region changer in 4.0 you get an error on startup but it does work, I found it gave me the mismatching region error too as it couldn't read the system menu I was using, but after installing 3.2E it was fine

    you'll just have to update to 4.0 afterwards
     
  9. Taik

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    I have the same problem and in fact we don't internet connection -__-"
     
  10. DSlnik
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    Do I install the hacks with anyregionchanger?
     
  11. andrewhan4

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    Yep, they are starfall type hacks so they'll give you recovery type functions. If your going to stright upgrade to 4.0 afterwards tho it doesn't matter as they'll get overwritten
     
  12. DSlnik
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    Ok, it's downloading the files for system menu 3.2E [​IMG]
     
  13. andrewhan4

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    One thing to remember, once your done preloader will be gone, if you reinstall it run the hacks remover program first.
     
  14. DSlnik
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    Thank you so much! [​IMG]
     
  15. sparky28000

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    hope it works for you [​IMG]
     
  16. DSlnik
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    Worked!
    You saved my Wii [​IMG]
     
  17. andrewhan4

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    Great, now don't break it again! [​IMG]
     
  18. FGOD

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    hack remover doesn't work on 4.0 yet...

    but why don't you just install preloader 0.29 and try with booting from another ios... if ios30 works you could downgrade to 3.2 and remove ios 60 reinstall ios 60 and reinstall 4.0...