Factory Reset and Uncertainties

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Habreno, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. Habreno
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    Purchased a used Wii and wanted to do a factory reset (format the Wii memory) to clear out the old data before I started to hack it. It's a 4.3u system menu.

    I was looking through the old data and noticed a 1 block save file for Homebrew. However, I hadn't noticed anything else on the console for Homebrew; no channel, no other information. I've looked through several links posted in these forums but can't find anywhere if it would be safe to factory reset the console, or if doing a factory reset would brick the console.

    If a factory reset is safe to preform, great. If not, would someone be able to point me to a tool I'd be able to use to delete pictures and other old data currently on the Wii from the previous owner?
     
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    Factory reset will never brick the Wii. It's safe, the old owner just probably forgot to delete the hbc save file.
     
  3. Habreno
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    Thank you.