Bricked Wii, no way to salvage?

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My Wii got bricked and I'm not sure if there is any way to salvage?
I was just playing normally, the only thing I did was use USBLoaderGX, dumped SYSCONF to Emunand and then booted a Nintendo 64 game via USBLoaderGX emunand, the game started fine and all, then I paused with the home menu and I decided to press reset on the Home Menu to restart the game. But it got a black screen and it was stuck here and didn't load, so I turned off the console.
Afterwards whenever I try to turn in on it just gets a black screen running at "480i", the Wiimote doesn't sync anymore. The console had Priiloader installed, but as much as I try, Priiloader doesn't seem to work.
 

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Do you have Bootmii as boot2? Or at least a bootmii backup?

What happens if you remove the SD card?

Can you access recovery mode?
 

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I don't think there's Bootmii as boot2, since the console is too new to have the vulnerability.
I tried recovery mode with the GC controller, but I don't get the version number. But I'm not sure if I'm holding the D-Pad buttons bad or not.
 

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EDIT: http://static.hackmii.com/bootmii_sd_files.zip try extracting this to the root of your sd card (try using an sd card that's 2 gb or smaller, bootmii sometimes won't work with bigger ones) and then start the wii like normal. if you're lucky, the bootmii menu should appear.

if you aren't already, try using an official gamecube controller. i'm not sure why, but sometimes recovery mode doesn't work with 3rd party controllers. also, make sure it's plugged into port 4.
also: if you put in a disc, does it spin up?
and just to verify, holding reset as you turn on your wii doesn't bring up priiloader?


if any part of this gets you any further, great! let me know. if not, i'm sure someone knows what's going on, but that person is not me.
 
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Nope, nothing still balck screen.
And I think my controller is official.
And the disc does spins.
And it doesn't bring Priiloader, it used to, but not anymore.
 

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When you first turn it on it doesn't show anything just black screen? Can you boot into Priiloader while holding reset at boot?
 
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Nope, nothing still balck screen.
And I think my controller is official.
And the disc does spins.
And it doesn't bring Priiloader, it used to, but not anymore.
hmmm, all this sounds like some kind of hardware failure. since it outputs a signal at all, it's probably not failure of the video interface. like so many other bricked wiis, it's possible you have a failing wifi or bluetooth module. it's a bit of a pain to replace them, though, and it's not a guarantee that'll even fix it.
so, i hate to say it, but to the best of my knowledge, your wii might just be screwed.
 
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