help picking a mod chip :-)

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  1. canuckcub
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    so about a year and a half ago i bricked my wii with a wad which had a larger small channel image then the wii allowed so i could only get to the safety screen and no further. this was before bootmii and all that fun stuff. so i bought myself a 360 and let my wii die in a dusty grave.

    But I am going to atemp to bring her back from the dead. I doubt that my twilight hack is in the saved files. so i just need help picking a modchip ... keep in mind ive never really soldered but im sure i can figure it out i just dont want to if i dont have to.

    basicly i want to wipe my wii clean and fix it all up :-D
     
  2. Parablank

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    Do you have BootMii? You could unbrick using it.
     
  3. WiiPower

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    You know that a modchip only helps in about 5% of actual happening bricks? Maybe you have a misconception on what a modchip does, on a wii it just makes a DVD-R being recognised as if it was a retail disc. A pressed retail disc that would have homebrew on it wouldn't be booted by most Wiis, because it would be unsigned and considered "unsafe" because of it.
     
  4. canuckcub
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    Umm like i said this was before bootmii and i do understand what a modchip does, if i could boot directly to hombrew channel or boot a remove wad program i could get rid of the bad wad. i thought a modchip could boot directly to hombrew channel if need be
     
  5. canuckcub
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    If you have system menu 3.3 or higher, you NEED to have patched IOS installed, or the modchip can't boot homebrew.
     
  7. canuckcub
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    i have 3.4 ... so if i put a mod chip in then us Savemiifree and Wii BackUp Disk v1.31 i cant delete everything off the stupid thing ?