do you have to unplug the ribbon?

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  1. modshroom128
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    modshroom128 GBAtemp Maniac

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    well, do you have to unplug that stupid ribbon on the wii that everyone is talking about.

    or can i just leave the 2 parts connected and not even worry about disconecting and reconecting the ribbon/dvd cable.
     
  2. modmanwii

    modmanwii GBAtemp Regular

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    no, and dont! I broke mine, took me a week to fix it, finally hot glued the bitch

    if you MUST, you flip the clamp UP
     
  3. Edster

    Edster GBAtemp Regular

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    No you don't Just unplug the power connector. leave the ribbon cable in place and flip the drive.
     
  4. starduck

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    What's so hard about disconnecting a cable?

    If you can't disconnect a cable, it may be unwise to solder your Wii.
     
  5. instigator

    instigator Advanced Member

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    There is absolutely no need to, as Edster said.
     
  6. sdoc96

    sdoc96 Creaky Old Stiff Member

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    Once you do it, you'll realize it is extremely easy and safe to do.
    Just slip your finger nail under the grey clip, on the ribbon side, then flip it up. Do not use sharp tools to do it.
    Once flipped up, the cable slides out without a problem and it is very easy to put back.
     
  7. modmanwii

    modmanwii GBAtemp Regular

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    when i did mine I thought it opened a different way, once i pushed it, it snapped.

    oh, and i modded my wii no problems, thanks tho ;p