Homebrew Channel frozen during installation of update

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  1. CharAznable
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    So yeah, I'm trying to install the latest HBC through the built-in updater, and it's just...completely frozen on the installation screen. Just says "checking system...". It's been like this for like, five or six minutes now. Any idea why this is happening/how to fix it? Is it safe to just power off my Wii and try again?
     
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    No, it's not safe. I just did it and the Wii won't boot up now. And I have no idea why nobody ever responded to this message. Sorry, hopefully you didn't brick your Wii like I did.
     
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    Did you run the old HBC installer or the HackMii installer? And have you tried unplugging your Wii for 10 minutes and then starting it up?
     
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    I ran the automatic updater when HBC popped up and asked me if I wanted to update.

    I did figure out how to fix it, in case this happens to anyone else.

    I started the Wii in "safe mode" or whatever it's call, but holding down plus and minus while booting the Wii. Then I went back into the Homebrew Channel and retried the update. It worked, and now my Wii is working again.
     
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    That's interesting... but really, you should use the HackMii installer to update to HBC 1.0.3
     
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    So are you saying I shouldn't use the automatic update feature that comes with HBC?
     

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