Bricked Wii after following the Simplistic Mod

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Melchizedek, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. Melchizedek
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    Damnit!

    I had a 4.1U Wii, with a Wiikey, preloader, cIOS and everything... I wanted to upgrade to 4.2, so I followed the Simplistic Mod guide. I downloaded newmod.rar, officially updated to 4.2, and went into SD card menu. But then, it completely froze. I waited for 10 mins, but seeing that nothing happened, i unplugged the Wii and restarted it, but now my system is corrupted!

    What can I do?
     
  2. xzxero

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    system menu corrupted does not mean brick

    dont panic, stay calm.

    you got preloader installed still?
     
  3. pepxl

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    not to but and im not dissing you in but just because its your guide doesnt mean be a prat, just simply help out, ive noticed youve said things like this to other users that had a prob when using your guide, but obviosly it was a user error

    yeah but xzxero is right thats not a brick
     
  4. Melchizedek
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    No, and I don't have a NAND backup... Am I doomed?
     
  5. G0dLiKe

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    Why are there so many ppl who dont have 5min time left of their lives to backup their goddamned Nand WTF?

    If Preloader is still accessible on startup(hold reset down until it shows up) you´re not doomed xD
     
  6. Melchizedek
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    No, it's not accessible anymore
     
  7. FenrirWolf

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    I don't get it. The console froze after entering the SD Menu and now it doesn't boot? that doesn't make any sense.
     
  8. xzxero

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    it doesnt.
    something else obviously happened thats he's not saying. i mean we know that bnnerbomb caused the wii to freeze, but tht has nothing to do with the menu corrupt error
     
  9. nabster92

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    Why do people unplug Wii's? It seems like such a terrible way to turn off a Wii and I've don't ever recall a situation where holding down the power button for 5 seconds doesn't turn off a Wii frozen or not.
     
  10. Yyhhggtt

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    In my Wii at Saskatchewan.
    Nintendo should make a boot2 patch that if it finds that the System Menu is corrupted, broken, deleted, anything, it'll download and reinstall the LATEST System Menu. Nintendo could actually provide some brick protection...
     
  11. gaalex

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    maybe you should delete hacks in directory "private" in your SD card first.
     
  12. Melchizedek
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    I'm telling you the truth... Maybe I should have held the Power button, but I didn't... Now, is there anything I can do?
     
  13. FenrirWolf

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    Sometimes unplugging the thing for 10 minutes or so then trying again solves these black screens that come from nowhere.
     
  14. xzxero

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    i dont know, does the health and safety screen and press a screen show up still?
     
  15. Melchizedek
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    Yes it does