I finally bricked my WII by uninstalling System Menu :) Im just too go

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  1. nash79
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    Hi guys,
    As you may read in the title, I bricked my wii by uninstalling systm menu. Im not TOO pissed cause I had the reflex to install bootmii as a boot2 just before uninstalling it. I wasnt good enough to backup my nand.
    now the thing is. I have bootmii installed. I can run the HB Channel and Im able to run games from the menu replacement software. The thing is, im limited in using software that support GC Controller. So I can't get WAD MANAGER and I cant use USB Loader. Do you know if these software have some variants that use GC (Wiimote work fine once the game is launched so no worries).
    As far as my menu is concerned, Im left with two options, wait for the freedom menu (crediar apparently) or find a way to get the menu back in place (by encrypting a dumped nand with my keys and restoring it to mine; not sure thoiugh).
    Thanks in advance
     
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    I had the same problem. Lucky for you, I've spent 3 days to fix it and created tools (with help from #wiidev) to fix it. [​IMG]
    First get a setting.txt for your wii (google it), and then use the programs with a GC controller. [​IMG]

    FIX.rar =D

    When you remove the system menu as a wad, important files are deleted too, like setting.txt;
    A removed setting.txt breaks Wiimote support, and stops the sysmenu from booting. It won't be recreated with system menu installs. That's why I was screwed for a while. [​IMG]
     
  4. david432111

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    That reflex just saved you $250! Lol.
    Anyway just use Darkmystery's fix, but darkmystery misspelled the download url so look below.
    http://jessexd.nl/fix.rar
     
  5. WiiBlaster

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    Glad you got the help you needed on Wiidev, i was wondering if you got your wii fixed.
     
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    I hope it will work. Ill give it a try in a while. I have another wii, can I get a setting.txt from it? cause I cant seem to find it
    I hope it works [​IMG]
     
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    I think you make a blank setting.txt in the SD root and then you configure it with step 3.
     
  8. KirovAir

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    Here's a US setting.txt
    http://www.mediafire.com/?1zzjqzjijhd

    setting.txt are encrypted region settings of your Wii.

    Ye, thanks for your hint. They helped me ALOT. [​IMG]
     
  9. nash79
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    can u plz post Pal setting.txt?
    thanks
     
  10. WiiBlaster

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    can't you dump it off your other Wii,
     
  11. nash79
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    How? Nand dumper?
     
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    might be able to use FSDumper or something new called FStoolbox
     
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    I dumped it, it's empty, is it because I have preloader installed? I used the search function with no luck. Can you please point me where I can find one for PAL? Thanks
     
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    its NOT empty [​IMG] its just unreadable if you dumped it its fine
     
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    My WII_FS\TITLE00000010000002\DATA contains 0 files and O KB. How can I copy setting.txt to the root of my SD CARD?


    Update :
    I retrieved it through "setting replace" application
    let see how it goes now [​IMG]
     
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    It worked like a charm [​IMG] Thank you loads guys.
     
  17. ether2802

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    what is this "setting replace" app or where you found it..?? [​IMG]
     
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    hey guys ...iam with the same problem....but, already made all this things and even used a wadmanager 1.4 that works with GC controller....installed some things....and nothing.....my wii doesnt go to teh system menu....ive got a PAL Wii. help me please ! :S private msgs whatever u want! .... msn: andrepereirasantos@gmail.com
     
  20. nash79
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    Did u install systemmenu WAD?
    Why dont u list all the steps u undertook so that we can troubleshoot what ur doing right and what ur not? You shoudl even tell us how u got here (what did u do to Eff up ur WII)
    Cause the method I used WORKS. Maybe ur problem is sthg else.
     
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