LLB Brick - No signal received from Wii

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  1. HipShooter
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    HipShooter Newbie

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    Hello, thank you for taking the time to look this over

    My friend's wii bricked up from a nintendo update some time ago. He gave me his wii just now because he bought a new one, and I'm trying to salvage what I can from it.

    From my understanding, he installed homebrew channel but never bootmii. The wii updated and it's been displaying no signal ever since.

    Symptoms are primarily,

    -Wii turns on when pressed on powerbutton
    -If disk is inside, it spins
    -There's no signal being displayed at all
    -Nothing boots, seemingly
    -The G PAD method doesn't call the recovery menu, at least, it doesn't display. I'd like to think the recovery menu is there but there's no video signal, but that's unlikely


    I went through the SaveMii troubleshooting and I think it needs to be NAND reflashed, using a chip like infectus. I'm not sure though


    So is there any idea how to salvage this Wii? Even buying a new wii, replacing it or its board or something?


    Thanks for your time!
     
  2. Krestent

    Krestent What to post?

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    Well, naturally, replacing the board would fix it (the only other real component is the DVD drive, and that can't brick a Wii).
    You have no NAND Backup, so there's no way to use an infectus.
     
  3. mike333

    mike333 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Installing _only_ HBC should not be cause of brick after nintendo update.
    I don't trust Your friend.
    Prepare SD card for bootmii@boot2 and test it - maybe there is a chance.
     
  4. D34DL1N3R

    D34DL1N3R Nephilim

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    Sounds like the system menu was uninstalled. And with no Bootmii as boot2, I believe an Infectus is the only solution.
     
  5. pretender13

    pretender13 GBAtemp Regular

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    did you check the bluetooth module?
     
  6. Memino

    Memino GBAtemp Regular

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    I had the same problem and after trying so many things I just gave up and sent it to Nintendo, because of the nature of the problem they couldn't spot any homebrew on it and replaced it with a new one.