Hacking moved a wii and bricked it?

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I have a 4.1u wii with preloader installed and cfg loader i moved the wii to another room and turned it on and cfg errored out so I restarted the wii now it comes on instantly drive light come on soon as u press the on button (and stays on) and thats it. I almost seems like it coming out of standby or something. it's a boot 2 wii with bootmii and preloader installed, but as soon as you hit the power bam it turns on no delay or nothing so I can't get it into bootmii or preloader to start anyone have any ideas? or is it a brick?
 

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never droped it it, If it would even attempt to boot I would be happy soon as you press the power button the drive light comes on instantly (and stays on) thats it no noises grunts or nothing. I have all the power disconnected from it now.
 

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...are you sure you connected it right? Just moving your Wii from one spot to another wouldn't magically "brick" it unless you've got some wicked levels of radiation in that room.
 
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Tried that its like the wii is comming out of standby it don't actually boot just as soon as u press the power the drive light comes on instantaly and stays on and a black screen sad part is all i did was move it. It was working perfect before and did boot once when i moved it but errored out loading a game so I reset it and thats what I now have.
 

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Tried that its like the wii is comming out of standby it don't actually boot just as soon as u press the power the drive light comes on instantaly and stays on and a black screen sad part is all i did was move it. It was working perfect before and did boot once when i moved it but errored out loading a game so I reset it and thats what I now have.
Disconnect it, remove any memory card or SD card you may have in your Wii, wait for aprox. 5 minutes, re-connect the Wii, press power (just once) and hold down the RESET button. If all goes well, Priiloader's screen should pop up.
 

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yes its a boot 2 wii but as soon as u press the power bam the drive light comes on thats it so I can even get into bootmii, the old wii may be a brick which wouldn't be so bad it I had actually done something to it but to brick it moving it kind of sucks..
 

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Are you using component cables. I had a problem once with component cables. I had to use the normal cables, change a setting and then it worked. My Wii was loading up, I just couldnt see anything...
 

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yes its a boot 2 wii but as soon as u press the power bam the drive light comes on thats it so I can even get into bootmii, the old wii may be a brick which wouldn't be so bad it I had actually done something to it but to brick it moving it kind of sucks..
Before you try all this, check if the Wii will work with the TV you used it with previously...

Unplug the Wii, remove the internal battery, put it back in, retry. Doesn't work?

Get a gamecube controller, remove the faceplate, remove the D-Pad, connect the controller to Port 4, put a disc with an update on it into your Wii, power up the Wii while pressing all 4 directions on the Pad. It should install the update (no progress bar, just wait for it). (SaveMii Exploit) Doesn't work?

Do the same with Port 1. Doesn't work?

I'm out of ideas.
 

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tried both you can't even work on it because soon as you hit the power the drive light comes an stays on as quick as turning on a light no gunts no nothing just a drive light it's a strange bugger If i plug the usb drive into it it will spin up but that it. with the drive light on the dvd drive is disabled so can't even use it.
 

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tried both you can't even work on it because soon as you hit the power the drive light comes an stays on as quick as turning on a light no gunts no nothing just a drive light it's a strange bugger If i plug the usb drive into it it will spin up but that it. with the drive light on the dvd drive is disabled so can't even use it.
SaveMii will boot the bastard into Install Mode even if it's completely dead, or at least it should.
 

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i think old age may have got to it. don't think its sofware related or it would try to boot or do something hard to fix sometime that don't do anything but have a pretty blue light
 

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well the wii I know wouldn't start with the wii remote after taking it apart and re seating the blue tooth chip the remotes will now start the wii but won't stay sync'ed so must be a bad blue tooth chip Im guessing so I'll order one up and try it later.
 

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Try opening the wii. Disconnect the dvd drive and see it the wii boots. Check the bt module and wifi module, make sure there seated properly. When you dropped it, how hard did it fall? A faulty drive would give error while usbloading, perhaps the wire is loss or it is just old.
 

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oh i never droped it. I just orderd a few blue tooth chips to have some extra and in a month when I get them i'll take it apart again and replace it. The wii is I would say a release day one or very close bought it for $40 over 1 1/2 years ago so not worring to much about it. I just liked it because it was an old boot 2 wii and was my testing one before I put anything on the newer wii's. Nobody here games on them anyway there all just used for netfix and wiimc, even had the bbciplayer on it at one time too
 

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