I wonder if its safe to get a modchip with

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Jun 16, 2010
  1. Eric345
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    the bootmii installed with the nand backup. yeah I think modchip is very dangerous
     
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    Why would it be dangerous? The only thing a modchip will be doing is tricking the drive laser that any disc that is inserted is a valid Nintendo created disc. modchips have nothing to do with the software functionality of the system. Adding a modchip to the system is like installing a different Disc drive inside a computer. You can make that change all you want, given the proper connections are present/made, and you will...well should...have no problems at all, even when restoring from a backup, computers could give a rats a** if the disc drive was changed, so long as it is valid.
     
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    becuase I heard rumors about it...
     
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    Well, those rummors be lies. There are many people that have both modchips and numerous softmods. If you would feel better, install the chip, then run a nand backup of the system, it won't...shouldn't...change, but if you can sleep better at night, go a head and do it.

    If you don't mind me asking, what are these rumors saying?
     
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    well it said install modchip can brick and void ur warranty!
     
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    Modchips can only destroy your drive. They can't void your warranty if you send it to Nintendo because you can replace your drive.
     
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    @dranonflamesz Modchips can only destroy your drive. They can't void your warranty if you send it to Nintendo because you can replace your drive.

    well since it can break is there a way to reduce it?
     
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    why put in a modchip?? for the price of a modchip you can get a hard drive and use a usb loader which is better anyway
     
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    i know.
     
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    A modchip will void your warranty... Opening your Wii up will void your warranty....



    BTW I have a Wii w' modchip & softmod and it works great... no probs at all...
     

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