Broken sd slot

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  1. TheXman
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    Okay so about a week ago my little sister decided to put the sd card in my wii upsidedown into the sd slot which caused project m not work anymore. With another sd card I tried to download homebrew but the letterbomb didn't show so I was wondering if there is a way to fix this. It shows there is an sd card there but it doesn't show the stuff on it
     
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    SD card slots have an enable pin which closes when the card is inserted. this is a separate contact on the side of the card slot. the data pins are at the bottom and the slot could have become dislodged from the board causing this fault. Open the console to check what damage has been done
     
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    I will try to do that. I just don't want to do any further damage but I guess this is the only way
     
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    Chances are you've bent a pin or two and a replacement socket will be needed. You could try to straighten the pins if you can see them
     
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    @TheXman Do you have the HBC installed?
     
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    I can't download hbc because of the sd slot
     
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    I didn't realize that Project M no longer required the homebrew channel.
     
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    Yeah You can use it with or without and it sucks I cannot get my sd slot to work to have homebrew and play games that I use to as a kid. I was just starting to love project m too
     
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    I was going to offer to sell you my SD Gecko, which works in the Homebrew Channel. You can't use it to install the HBC though.

    I'm not positive that it works with Project M anyway.
     
  10. TheXman
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    Damn yeah that wouldn't work :/ Its not worth to replace so