Bricked Wii?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Leo Cantus, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. Leo Cantus
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    Basically. I was on system menu 4.0 and I havent touched my wii in a long time. I had homebrew channel installed on it with a couple of homebrew games, nothing more. My sister got a fully legit Wii game and we put it in, it said we needed to update so I clicked update. It finished then the screen just went blank..
    I turned the wii off and put it back on and the screen is just blank. No sound or anything. I dont have any bootmii or anything like that. Feel free to call me a noob, I just wanna know if this can be fixed, or if it cant will I be able to send it back to Nintendo for repair
    thanks
     
  2. tj_cool

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    Was the game from the same region as the wii is?
    Else you did an update from the wrong region -> Full Brick

    Since you have no preloader or bootmii, I don't think there's much you can do about it [​IMG]
     
  3. Leo Cantus
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    yeah. The wii is PAL and so was the game.
     
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    did the power get turned off in the middle of the update?

    Also what game was it?
     
  5. Leo Cantus
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    the update finished, but then the screen just went black and did nothing. So I had to turn it off. The game was new super mario bros
     
  6. Hatsu

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    It probably stuffed up when installing something... (like boot2 or the System Menu)
     
  7. Leo Cantus
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    So I guess I cant do anything but see if nintendo will repair it. I am out of warranty, I hope they dont charge too much considering I also have homebrew channl
     
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    They will either charge you £27.40 for a minor repair (repairs outside of warranty period), or £65.50 for major repairs (misuse or physical damage).
    http://www.nintendoservicecentre.co.uk/faqs

    I suppose they could classify the hbc as 'misuse' if they discover it has been tampered with.
     
  9. Leo Cantus
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    Leo Cantus So zeta slow!

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    Thanks for the info!
    Do you think it would be classed as minor or major? I mean its a pretty common issue when I was looking over the net
     
  10. Ventrix

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    I pretty much just had the same problem i called Nintendo and they are repairing it for free.