Homebrew Wiimote Disconnection

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  1. I_AM_BIB
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    I_AM_BIB The One and Only BiB

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    BEFORE YOU READ THIS, i'd like you all to know that this post isn't very important, so i don't want you to waste your time.

    On my Wii homebrew channel, whenever I open the games menu on WiiFlow, my Wii remote always disconnects and takes about 5 seconds before I can connect it again. It's a little problem and doesn't really matter much but does anyone know why this is happening and how to fix it?
    Thanks for reading! B-)
     
  2. JoostinOnline

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    Wait, is the problem in the HBC or in WiiFlow? You mention both in your post.
     
  3. DeadlyFoez

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    It's normal since the IOS is reloading. You will notice it with retail games launched from the disc channel too.
     
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    I'm not so sure. He says he just opens up the "games menu". I don't use WiiFlow, but that doesn't sound like launching a game.
     
  5. qwertymodo

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    No, but it's still an IOS reload.
     
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    It reloads the IOS everytime you switch menus?
     
  7. qwertymodo

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    He really wasn't clear on *when* the issue occurs. Most likely it is only happening when the application initializes. Otherwise, something is seriously fubar...
     
  8. DeadlyFoez

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    Being that he is a noob and not using proper terminology, I figured it was safe to assume that the "game menu" was actually when wiiflow started.
     
  9. I_AM_BIB
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    :wtf: Oh that's what i meant, when Wiiflow starts up the Wiimote disconnects.


     
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  11. I_AM_BIB
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    I_AM_BIB The One and Only BiB

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    It is a problem because my bro's wii and a friend's wii doesn't do it, but it doesn't really matter that much....
     
  12. Lucif3r

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    Then your bro's and friends Wii are special :rolleyes:
     
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    I have this same issue except that I can't get my Wiimote to reconnect after loading any game in WiiFlow. I've tried different remotes (original & non-original) & different versions of WiiFlow (304-418), but to no avail. The 4.3U Wii is softmodded using Mauifrog's guide & everything else works fine including usbLoader-gx, usbLoader-cfg, GenPlus, FCUE, SNES95x, Homebrew, WiiMC, Priiloader 0.7, etc. Any ideas?
     
  14. I_AM_BIB
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    I_AM_BIB The One and Only BiB

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    It could be your sensor bar, ask someone if you can try another sensor bar. If not, i don't really know what's wrong with yours.
     
  15. Lucif3r

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    The sensorbar does not affect whether you can connect a wii remote or not. The sensor bar is just 8 IR LEDS.
     
  16. qwertymodo

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    If you're still having this issue try a different loading method (HBC, forwarder, prii/postloader, etc.). Try different forwarders.