I need help please! Unbricking Wii

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  1. cieviz
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    Hello everyone, here's my situation:
    a friend of mine gave me his wii to unbrick, even if I'm not inside this tipe of things anymore.
    But i want to try.
    So the situation is that when i turn on the Wii there is only black screen and there aren't program on the wii like priiloader and bootmii.
    Should be a full brick and the only thing i have is the NAND backup on my PC.
    Is it possible to fix it?
    If not by software is possible to open it and change the "broken" part with a new one and fix it?
    Thanks for your time.
     
  2. RHOPKINS13

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    Mostly likely it is possible to fix it. Plug in a gamecube controller and repeatedly hit arrows on the D-Pad while turning on the Wii. This should get you into recovery mode. Using any of the game hacks for loading homebrew with an SD card (Smash Stack, Indiana Pwns, etc.), you can get BootMii installed and restore your NAND backup.
     
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    "Repeatedly hitting arrows" is pretty hit and miss - you're trying to perform the SaveMiiFrii method, which requires you to hit Up, Down, Left and Right at the same time. As you probably imagine, this is impossible without taking the controller apart unless you're Flash. Take the controller apart, it'll be tons easier.

    If SaveMiiFrii fails to work, you always have the option of using hardware flashers like Infectus to write the NAND back to the chip, there's guides online on how to do it right.
     
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    Thanks guys now i try with the SaveMiiFrii method!
     
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    Get a DDR pad for GCN/Wii if possible, since DDR pads can press UDLR @ the same time W/O taking it apart. :)
     
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    I tried several times with the GC pad method but nothing happened...
    so I was wondering, what happens if i change the wii motherboard??
    Is a matherboard problem?? Can i fix the problem in this way?
     
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    Make sure the controller is in the fourth port, take it apart, and hold all four directional pad buttons at the same time, then push the power button and KEEP HOLDING.
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    can you please tell me what this does? maybe i can need it for the future...
    will this bring bootmii? (just boot2?) ?
     
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    No, this will bring a "recovery menu" up. All that will show on the screen is your version number and region in the bottom right of the screen. You can then use a wii brick repair disc (find it online) to boot some homebrew to fix it.
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    thanks!

    it will do the same thing no matter what bootmii is on boot2?
     
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    Bootmii doesn't affect it. Also I forgot to mention that if you put in a game that has a higher system update it will update automatically and might fix the system menu if you fucked it up.