Is there a way to fix a bad block on the system nand?

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  1. goku1980
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    searched all of gba and could not find the answer to this ?
    ive got a bad block and wanted to use a clean nand back up to run off of.
    wii specs
    4.2u
    cfg 57b(most used)
    cios's
    199 (neogama)
    249r17
    202v4
    222/223v5
    250 (i for get why i have this one)

    199 and 250 are on the one bad block other than that both wiis's are the same.
     
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    bad blocks are normal, so u should leave your wii in its current condition

    and yes, there is a program to install a different nand backup to your wii, but its not recommended unless its a last resort to fix a bricked wii (program is called Betwiin)
     
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    its not bricked i can still run every thing i just noticed when i did a nand backup update for my self.and wanted to know if it could be fixed or not.
     
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    old if it ant broke dont fix it got ya thanks for the help i wont be messing with betwiin unless i have to thanks.
     
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    i understand what u r saying... u saw a couple black squares and thought... "wouldn't it be great for all the squares to be green?"

    well, this cannot be done... the bad blocks come from hardware imperfections (which would be too expensive for ninty to make each one perfect, instead they make them good enough) even if u were to install a perfect nand backup with no bad blocks, the bad blocks will still be there. In fact, if using a different nand dump, u run the risk that vital information will try to install to a bad block.

    Almost all wii's have 1-4 bad blocks, u should only be concerned if its a large percentage of blocks

    edit: I posted this b4 seeing your last message, so sorry for going into more detail than required to get the message across
     
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    hey i figure just incase some noob comes a cross this now they will know what/what not to do.
     

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