I'm thinking I've got a defective drive, but I'm hoping against hope that there's some fix out there--- I've got a hard-modded wii (Wiikey 2) that was additionally softmodded; running a modified system 4.2 everything was running swimmingly until I put in a gamcube disc and got a "this disc cannot be read" error. this happens with all original copies and the one backup I made of a game that was otherwise too scratched to be used. wii games, both originals and backups remain wholly unaffected. I suspected I'd somehow mussed the MIOS/BC up accidentally and reinstalled the latest versions w/ DOP-Mii to no effect. I took the drastic step of reformatting my wii and re-installing an unmodified 4.2, also to no effect. so I'm all softmodded up again, and the GC in my Wii remains dead. anyone have any ideas? I expect to hear that my drive needs replacing, and unless someone has a save, that's what I'll be doing. thanks much- -a.