1. archielamp

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    Hello! I'm new to Wii U hacking, so bear with me if this is a common question, but I'm stuck. Just yesterday, Haxchi opened and ran the Homebrew Launcher perfectly well, but now, when opening I'm thrust into a completely black screen with "-3" in the top corner. I'm not inputting any buttons while opening it, and the rest of the console runs perfectly fine.

    Thanks!
     
  2. AmandaRose

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    -3 error means either something is wrong with your sd card or you are missing needed files.
     
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    Got it, I'll doublecheck my folders to see if I'm missing any boot files, etc. Thanks!
     
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    To be specific, it means that the SD Card could not be detected. It could be caused by a dusty SD Card slot so you can try and check if that's the case. Otherwise you can also try another SD Card to see if it works.
    Edit: seems that if they are missing files, the error that would show up is -5, so that's not the issue.
     
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  5. AmandaRose

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    Yes and you can also get a - 3 error if the SD card is write protected. So always good to check if the little tab is set to unlocked or locked
     
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    Reformatting the SD Card got me back into the homebrew launcher, regardless. Everything's working now!
     
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