Burned Wii game not working

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by zackfiles, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. zackfiles

    zackfiles Advanced Member

    Oct 1, 2008
    I followed the softmod guide found here: http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=204185 , and made sure everything was in place.

    I tried to burn Mario Kart but the Wii said an error has occoured and I need to eject the disk and turn the Wii off.

    I set ImgBurner at 4x speed and chose the right file.

    What did I do wrong?

    Sorry! I used DVD-R for this.
  2. TRushInfo

    TRushInfo Banned

    Jun 13, 2009
    United States
    ya do u have a newer wii with 4.0 or above on it?
  3. WiiPower

    WiiPower GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 17, 2008
    Gambia, The
    Sorry, but you're wrong. 2.4x is a wrong speed for 2 reasons:
    1. It's a DVD+R only speed! Where did he say it's a DVD+R? If you burn a DVD-R at 2.4x and don't get crap, it wouldn't have mattered at all which speed you chose, either the burner or media or both would be very good then.
    2. Burning slow is only good for burners and media from the stone age. If burner and media are 16x, you won't get good results with something slower than 4x. Most likely the best result would be achieved with 8,12 or 16x.

    But you may be right about the drive. But since there's no info the post, everything is just blind guessing and it could be anything that's wrong.
  4. Elritha

    Elritha GBAtemp Addict

    Jan 24, 2006
    The burn speed shouldn't matter. In fact burning at a faster speed is generally better. More then likely you have a newer wii drive that won't read dvd backups. If that's the case you should look into a usb loader.
  5. BBking83

    BBking83 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 23, 2008
    Which guide did you follow??

    I know that on my Wiikey, trucha signing the SM IOS gets rid of that error.
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