Help with homebrew on vWii

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Sam S, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. Sam S
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    So, i was watching a video on how to play gamecube games on vwii, and they wanted me to use a wad. I went to install the wad with yet another wad manager. When i tried to exit, It wouldn't work. So i did what i do and unplugged the wii. I went back into wii mode and The wii just goes into black screen and wont turn off, Please help on how to fix. The normal wii U works outstandingly, but the wii mode doesnt.
    These are the videos that i followed: and
     
  2. TiMeBoMb4u2

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    You may have "bricked" your vWii! These videos are for Wii not vWii. Hacking the two systems are quite different!

    The first line of the "DO NOT..." section, of this stickied post says, "Following a WII softmod guide. WII and vWII ARE DIFFERENT ! ... ! FULL BRICK ASSURED"

    Although the folder structure is not displayed properly, this thread should have been what you used to set up your vWii. For the proper folder structure, see this post.

    After you have vWii properly working again (if even possible), then you can set up Nintendont for GameCube loading.

    Good Luck!
     
  3. Net-KILLER

    Net-KILLER computer says no

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    Didn't you notice that the console in the video isn't the same you use ?

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  4. Sam S
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    Can i fix it by hard resetting my wii U? Or is there any other way you guys know, im going to get killed... Great, oh gosh. This is horrable. I just wanted to play paper mario: thousand year door. I couldve use nintendont but i dont have a USB thingy.
     
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    Here is a similar post
    Do the steps posted by @Cyan .
     
  6. Sam S
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    So its a full brick? Absolutely no way to fix it? not even a hard reset? I have a backup for it, can i do anything with that?
     
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    If the vwii doesn't response at all - yes.
    You could ask @Cyan for his opinion but I think it's bricked.

    I wouldn't do a reset. In the end your whole wiiu could stop working.
     
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    The vWii doesnt work at all, so its dead. And so am i
     
  9. Net-KILLER

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    You could buy a used Wii u without a gamepad.
    They aren't as expensive as a complete Wii u set.
    I heard they are sold for 100$ sometimes on eBay.
     
  10. Cyan

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    If the vWii doesn't even boot, then it's a full brick.
    You can't fix it unless a future WiiU hack could access vWii memory.
    Do not expect it soon, there's nothing in the work to achieve that.

    A WiiU reset will not help. It doesn't affect vWii mode.
    But WiiU mode require the vWii mode to work correctly to update it. If you are on latest system version, you don't have to worry too much unless nintendo release a new update.

    You'll have to assume your actions.
    Tell your family instead of letting them discover it.
     
  11. lefthandsword

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    afaik only banner bricks can be fixed by resetting the whole console.

    If you install regular Wii IOSes on your Wii U by following the wrong tutorial, as @Cyan said your vWii is pretty much done for until someone finds an IOSU exploit.
     
  12. Cyan

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    to fix a banner brick with a console reset/format it would require the channel on vWii to be deleted.
    Does a reset deletes non system channels installed on vWii ? like HBC ?
     
  13. lefthandsword

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    IIRC (read it somewhere on Temp) it deletes all user-installed channels (including HBC and forwarders) but any modified IOSes/CIOSes stay
     
  14. Sam S
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    So let me get this straight. Sorry, I'm having trouble getting this straight. There is no way to uninstall the wads and have to secretly buy a used wii u online without anyone knowing? There is no way the iOS can be uninstalled?
     
  15. Wiiunator

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    No I'm afraid you have bricked your console. The Wii u will still work, but you won't be able to update it anymore since the vwii side is bricked now
     
  16. Kafluke

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    dude, you followed a wii tutorial on your wii u. It's over. Time to swallow the bitter pill.