I think my SD slot died...

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by sknow, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. sknow

    sknow Newbie

    Aug 20, 2013
    United States
    I kept all my homebrew stuff on my 8BG SDHC card and all my Wii VC titles on a 1GB SD card, both different brands. Yesterday my 3-year-old did something to it, he was watching Netflix and I came in and saw the SD card on the table next to the Wii. Well now the Wii won't boot with either card in the slot, and if I boot it then insert the card both of them say the card isn't useable. I put them in another Wii and both cards work fine in the other Wii. So I assume he messed up my card reader, but looking in it with a flashlight it looks perfect, no pins are bent or anything. Help? :(
  2. Antidote

    Antidote GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 13, 2011
    United States
    He could have pulled the cardreader off it's pads somehow, not likely though.
    The only way to tell for certain is to open it up and inspect each solder point.
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