Bricked vWii

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by DomiBlaze, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. DomiBlaze

    DomiBlaze Newbie

    Jan 24, 2013
    Serbia, Republic of
    I was stupid enough to install Piiloader on my vWii. Now it's bricked, just black screen. Wii U works normally. What do I do?
  2. back25

    back25 Advanced Member

    Sep 22, 2012
  3. Pattonfiend67

    Pattonfiend67 You're F'ng Out!

    Oct 7, 2009
    United States
    why wouldn't you read a guide first? i know it's a mundane question and not what you want to hear, but man, why would you do something without knowing if it is safe or not?

    there is no hope for you with anything available at the moment. you will have to wait... if anything ever even happens at all to be able to fix it...
    ozl likes this.
  4. Ray Lewis

    Ray Lewis Banned

    Dec 30, 2012
    United States
    I have been expecting more of these threads. Any guide I've found is clear, no priiloader. I do have remorse for bricks that are not caused by illiteracy and assumptions. Accidents happen and maybe if Wii U unlock is shared then you can fix this. However, this still makes me laugh a little. "Do not install priiloader you will brick.". Then the good old, "Help me I installed priiliader and I bricked" threads comes along.
    Pattonfiend67 likes this.
  5. kingsora831

    kingsora831 GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 15, 2012
    United States
    NYC in College
    There i fixed that for you.
    Ray Lewis likes this.
  6. MrVestek

    MrVestek Member

    Dec 14, 2012
    I got mine back from Nintendo the other day fully repaired, it's worth a try to attempt a warranty repair if you play dumb.
    ozl and Pattonfiend67 like this.
  7. ozl

    ozl Wii4everybody

    Mar 13, 2008
    Nuevo Laredo
    What if Nintendo sends it back to you saying, sorry boy, you installed not approved software on the console and thus the warranty has been void xD

    Saludos gente!
  8. mike333

    mike333 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Aug 30, 2010
    It means that at least You have tried.
  9. Isle41

    Isle41 GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 24, 2011
    Gambia, The
    Can one restore another vWii NAND Dump?
    Just curious.....
  10. Maxternal

    Maxternal Peanut Gallery Spokesman

    Nov 15, 2011
    Deep in GBAtemp addiction
    BootMii doesn't work on vWii so if possible it would take some special equipment and you'd have to have the keys for that console already to maybe use some of GiantPrune's tools to adjust the dump to be usable with a different Wii U.
  11. slingblade1170

    slingblade1170 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 15, 2009
    United States
    I've sent my modded bricked Wii to Nintendo multiple times and they didn't do any check on the nand for unauthorized software. Just call and say "hey, my vwii mode just takes me to a black screen, FIX IT!" they will check your year or more warranty and say "ok" but this will take your Wii U away for a few weeks.
    ozl likes this.
  12. Maintinence Mode

    Maintinence Mode Newbie

    May 2, 2016
    United States
    Try maintenance mode (hold + & - at safety screen then click A). I semi bricked mine and have to load into this mode to play games.
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