Bricked???

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  1. corolla0305
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    hi all I'm in a pickle
    Had a friends chipped wii who wanted it soft modded for USB loading
    He was on firmware 3.4e
    I got HBC installed and tried to do arc offline downgrade which came with a mismatch error
    Then I tried the system 290.wad install and then rebooted wii
    Now all I get is a green light on the wii but the screen stays blank.....
    Is this bricked??
    Any resolution???
    No there is no preloader as that was the next step!!
    Please someone I need to know if I have to buy him a new one......
     


  2. corolla0305
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    any help...... please??
     
  3. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    if it had a chip you dont need to soft mod. and yep now it's bricked for sure.
     
  4. tj_cool

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    since it has a modchip you could try an autoboot disc with Any Region Changer on it and return to 3.4
     
  5. SpAM_CAN

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    Whoops. ALWAYS install Preloader before doing stuff like this!
     
  6. Bladexdsl

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    this is what i dont understand people trying to softmod a chipped wii. if you have a chip you dont need tp, dont need loaders all you need is the hbc disc setup install the hbc than you can do anything.
     
  7. corolla0305
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    yeah he tried an auto boot disc and nothing worked...... he got this wii off the net premodded and didnt know what chip was in it just that it came with a folder of games.......
    i have soft modded 15 wii's and never had a problem
    the thing is the green light goes on
    the wii still makes noises loading and stuff and if a disc is in it spins....
    any possibility the problem is a wifi module or just bricked???
     
  8. steve-p

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    did you install ios30 before you overwrote the sysmenu?
     
  9. Bladexdsl

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    i'd say the wii is pretty much fucked now!
     
  10. corolla0305
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    how could i try an autoboot disc when no screen comes on????
    yeah ios30 was installed
     
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    take a look at savemii. Im not saying it WILL fix the problem but this sounds like one of those problems where you could at least take a look at it before you throw your wii away.
     
  12. gitkua

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    Yeah I'd say try SaveMiiFrii (gamecube controller thing), since it has a modchip, maybe autobooting will work with it...
     
  13. swf3

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    arc softmii kils wiis!
    go on ebay buy a wii £60
     
  14. swf3

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    arc softmii kils wiis!
    go on ebay buy a wii £60
     
  15. steve-p

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    yea, get the recovery-boot.
    boot a region-patched copy of the pink bakup disk - see if it will install ios16

    if it does, there is a bootable disk on here with wad-manager on it.
    take that, try to inject wad-manager with selectable ios into it - then boot it.

    if your very lucky it will run.
    then stuff ios50 & sysmenu 3.4E on it and hope it works!

    this is all theory btw, but right now it's all you have!
     
  16. Bloodlust

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    ARC offline worked for me when I was used it to help a friend downgrade his partially updated 4.0J back to 3.2J, luckily.

    Since the set was originally was 3.4, I would downgrade it to 3.2 first before attempting any softmods (if it was a pure virgin set with no modchip)

    Never try to install softmod like cioscorp etc on a chipped set as it screws up the direct disc channel reading capability of the modchip.
     
  17. Bladexdsl

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    except he lives in Australia [​IMG]
     
  18. steve-p

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    i'v had stuff off australian ebay, it just means he's gonna get killed over the shipping costs [​IMG]
     
  19. Wiisel

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    you keep ranting that shit but its the morons who cant understand a simple guide that kill Wii's

    [​IMG] £60 a wii ill take 20
     
  20. TheNewMouse

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    why didnt you just install cios rev10 and leave it alone??

    there was no need to go down to 3.2 dude.



    ps. Wiisel i totally agree gba needs a softmod section, most other forums have a softmod only section not naming names but ya'l know where i mean.