Followed all SoftMOD instructions- still doesnt work

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  1. jlevin8
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    So ive literally spent ALL day trying to play my backup. Still doesnt work...

    Ive installed Homebrew Channel
    Ive updated all cIOS's
    Ive got the Softmii loader running or whatever when i turn the Wii on.
    Ive successfully loaded Preloader...

    and done everything found on THIS tutorial:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfNoyLarURw...player_embedded


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    So- I successfully got through all steps. I installed the Preloader. I ticked the skip disc update option on the hacks.ini

    STILL CANNOT READ DISC!!!!

    And even worse... When I restarted, the Preloader is nowhere to be found! I tried installing it again but it doesnt work...

    Do I need to tick other hacks on the preloader settings in order to sucuessfully play a backup?
    I burned an iso to disc so it should work....

    What am i missing here?

    Thanks SO much

    Jordan
     
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    more info, dude. What system? What IOSes installed? What kind of media are you using DVD+/-R? Did you update? if so, how?
     
  3. bula

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    1) Hold reset down at startup and you will find preloader again. LOL
    2) You need to install cioscorp to run games thru DC. If you do not want to use cioscorp3.6 then use neogammaR8_rev15 to run it directly from disc without going thru DC.
    Is this a new wii? These wiis can not read dvd-r your only way to run back-ups are using a USB loader
     
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    D3-2 PWND
     
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    where you went wrong was using a guide of youtube and it looks really outdated aswell
     
  6. jlevin8
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    i installed cioscorp... the Wii is not new- its like 2 years old...

    but now how do i run the dvd-r?
     
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    What SM is your wii at? What cioscorp rev did you install?
     
  8. jlevin8
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    heres what i believe is installed:

    cIOS36rev7
    cIOSCORP v.3.4 Main Installer
    PreLoader 0.29
    CIOS 14
    Comex DVDx


    any clue as to what I need to do?
     
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    Look for Wiigator's backup loader, more reliable.

    There's lot's written about Softmii issues and the requirement for specific system and specific corresponding versions of Preloader to match. You still haven't mentioned which system menu you're Wii is running. Do you know how to find that out? It's important.
     
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    Is the wii new?? cause it could have one of the drives that doesn't read burned dvd's
     
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    Im running 4.0U...


    and the Wii was bought in like early 2008... figure right as Rockband 1 came out.. so its not that new


    OOPS

    Also im using DVD+R's... Didnt know there was a difference until now...
     
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    DVD+R's are fine (they're superior to DVD-R)... make sure booktype is set to "DVD-ROM" and you should have no issues.
     
  13. wii knee

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    Dude,

    Your impulsiveness is evident. You didn't research, read or follow directions carefully with your modding or in taking the time to read and respond thoughtfully and in full to those members who have tried to help you in this thread. Let me tell you, from experience, you are lucky that members have responded to your post. Often requests for help go unanswered.

    Friendly advice...research further. Try to understand what you've done to your wii and what the requirements and risks are. Search threads for answers already posted to problems you experience. THEN post for help iff you can't find existing solutions in Noob Paradise.

    Best
     
  14. jlevin8
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    do i need to change the booktype? There is no option for my drive in the options... Here is what I am using:



    SONY DVD+-RW DW-Q58A UDS2 (ATA)
    Current Profile: DVD+R

    Disc Information:
    Status: Empty
    Erasable: No
    Free Sectors: 2,295,104
    Free Space: 4,700,372,992 bytes
    Free Time: 510:03:29 (MM:SS:FF)
    Supported Write Speeds: 2.4x, 4x

    Physical Format Information (ADIP):
    Disc ID: CMC MAG-M01-00
    Book Type: DVD+R
    Part Version: 1
    Disc Size: 120mm
    Maximum Read Rate: Not Specified
    Number of Layers: 1
    Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP)
    Linear Density: 0.267 um/bit
    Track Density: 0.74 um/track
    First Physical Sector of Data Area: 196,608
    Last Physical Sector of Data Area: 2,491,711
    Last Physical Sector in Layer 0: 0

    Physical Format Information (Last Recorded):
    Disc ID: CMC MAG-M01-00
    Book Type: DVD+R
    Part Version: 1
    Disc Size: 120mm
    Maximum Read Rate: Not Specified
    Number of Layers: 1
    Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP)
    Linear Density: 0.267 um/bit
    Track Density: 0.74 um/track
    First Physical Sector of Data Area: 196,608
    Last Physical Sector of Data Area: 2,491,711
    Last Physical Sector in Layer 0: 0

    Performance (Write Speed):
    Descriptor 1...
    -> B0: 0x00, B1: 0x00, B2: 0x00, B3: 0x00
    -> EL: 0 (0x00000000)
    -> RS: 11,080 KB/s (8x) - WS: 3,324 KB/s (2.4x)
    Descriptor 2...
    -> B0: 0x00, B1: 0x00, B2: 0x00, B3: 0x00
    -> EL: 0 (0x00000000)
    -> RS: 11,080 KB/s (8x) - WS: 5,540 KB/s (4x)




    BAH I GIVE UP!!!!!!!!!! Contrary to the post above- I have done reading and research, AND cannot figure out what the problem is...

    If someone could help id really appreciate it.
     

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