Bricked Wii U...

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by daniel26150, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. daniel26150
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    Hi guys, I have a problem with my wii u and I don't know if it's bricked.

    The problem begin when some games didn't update the DLC was just fine but the update was downloaded and the installation begin it gives me error 105-3683 so I use ftp server to delete some tickets but with no luck.
    Then I erased the apps folder and the wii u is stuck in the wii u logo when I turn it on, no more response only the Wii U logo and the music.

    After that I hardmoded my wii u to make a Nand back up but I don't know what to do now. I don't have a previous back up.

    Is there anything I can do to get my wii u back and running?
     


  2. Ryccardo

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    From where? The only "apps" folder I can think of is in the SD, and it shouldn't matter...
     
  3. daniel26150
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    The apps folder on the nand SLC section, when I used
    FTPiiU_Everywhere
     
  4. ShroomKing

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    i think you erased all the system apps.

    if you can get the files from somewhere, you could flash them to the nand and it should be able to boot again.
     
  5. yaseg123

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    You deleted the "apps" folder. Your screwed unless you have a backup of the apps folder. You deleted all apps including system apps. Wii U Menu is an app and if you don't have Wii U menu you can't boot into the menu. You are not bricked. I can say that but you did delete the menu. Please private message me and I will gladly give you my apps folder if you didn't backup your apps folder.
     
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  6. TheTechGenius

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    This is why people shouldn't FTP into the WiiU without knowing what your doing.

    That's almost like deleting the system32 folder in Windows. lol.

    You can access the WiiU filesystem via Hardmod, correct? If so, you may be able to restore the Apps folder if you can get someone's backup.

    Good luck!
     
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    Probably not unless you have a dump of the OTP/SEEPROM as it's needed to decrypt/encrypt the NAND (not sure if the SEEPROM is actually needed but the OTP definitely is)
     
  8. angelus kun

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    How you delete your apps folder from your wii u? :0 its like delete system partition on android or System32 on windows
     
  9. yaseg123

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    Well not really. It can be easily restored with a backup.
     
  10. angelus kun

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    But every file its encrypted by consolé por not?
     
  11. yaseg123

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    It is encrypted. You just need a sysnand backup and then use it on your wii u and BAM!

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    Also if you want information about the new 5.5.2 update make sure to check my thread.
     
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    You can restore System32 with a backup (and a boot disk).
     
  13. TheTechGenius

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    That's my point. lol.

    That's exactly what he must do with his WiiU, use a back up to restore his WiiU.
     
  14. Invision

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    o-oh oops

    Anyway yeah, just restore a backup.
    You made a backup, right?
     
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    You could grab a random title, such as the settings and name that the same titleid as home menu, then it'll autoboot settings and you could fix your problem by updating.
     
  16. gudenau

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    Download the system titles from NUS and manually install.

    Edit:
    I could use the Wii U for research, if you would not mind donating it.
     
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    But the wii u is stuck at the wii u logo at the beginning on boot I can't do anything else and I did a hardmod to make a Nand backup but its the "bricked" Nand
     
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    How can I do that?
     
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    hardmod, otp, decrypt and replace files.
     
  20. C0mm4nd_

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    Actually the Wii U Menu is in the MLC, and I think he deleted boot1 or something similar