~My wii story~

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by bjorno, Nov 4, 2009.

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So.. what will Nintendo do about repairing?

  1. They will NOT repair the wii and throw it away.

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  2. They will repair it, but charge me because i have homebrewchannel.

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  3. They wont charge me because they cant see anything, and bring the wii savely back.

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  1. bjorno
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    bjorno GBAtemp Fan

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    My wii that bricked, is now at Nintendo.
    It bricked because i accidently uninstalled a CIOS. ( so for people that dont know about it, DONT TOUCH IT)
    So i got the no signal brick ( of course NO BOOTMII/NO PRELOADER.
    I got warrenty.
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    Now.. how will it continue? Vote on the poll!
     


  2. lolzed

    lolzed The GBAtemp Pichu

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    from what ive read the just fix your wii,no more homebrew channel,but i think they might go to 4.2
     
  3. ConJ

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    Yeah, like lolzed said.

    Just rehack your Wii with Bannerbomb.
     
  4. beegee7730

    beegee7730 ITS PAAFEKUTO!

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    It depends if you are out of warranty or not if you get charged.
     
  5. bjorno
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    bjorno GBAtemp Fan

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    i got till decembre or something warranty, O.o i wonder if they are NOW repairing my wii.. how long will it take till i get it back?
     
  6. jak larnak

    jak larnak GBAtemp Regular

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    Not so far
    delete please
     
  7. mousex

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    No you don't. Installing Homebrew clearly violates the EULA and therefore you got no warrenty.
    See http://hackmii.com/2009/04/warranty/#more-536
    The Kostenvoranschlag/bid says:
    Ausschlus der Gewährleistung durch die Art des Defektes.
    Modifizierung an der internen Software vorgenommen.

    No warranty because of the character of the defect.
    Internal software was modified.

    All in all it made 213,50€ in this example (314,98 USD).

    Off-Topic: You should use a poll with Radio buttons and not with check boxes, people can tick all answers at once.
     
  8. bjorno
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    bjorno GBAtemp Fan

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    Nope.. i uninstalled a CIOS and got black screen and no signal (cIOS30-cfwprpht-v3.5.wad).
    about warrenty.. it depends, if Nintendo can see about homebrew in my wii, i have to pay, but if they cant, i dont have to.
     
  9. razorback78

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    he is definitely our of warranty already because he did modify his wii... [​IMG]
     
  10. razorback78

    razorback78 GBAtemp Maniac

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    delete please...double post...thanks.
     
  11. bjorno
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    bjorno GBAtemp Fan

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    How much are they gonna charge me in euro? Like €200? with €200, i can buy a new wii..
     
  12. xzxero

    xzxero ♥bong milk does good for the brain♥

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    aha that's not an actual cIOS
    why didn't you read the cIOSCorp readme?
    Not to be mean, but if that's how u bricked then you fully deserved it.
    Also about paying, if you are under warranty your good
    they will just replace your wii
    next time don't do shit you are not sure of
     
  13. wiiman123

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    You realize there are other services that repair professionally Wiis and other consoles, such as VGC Repairs. They don't care if you have any homebrew installed. They'll fix it. The prices are reasonable too.

    Unless you want to risk it with Nintendo.

    Your Wii, Your choice.
     
  14. bjorno
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    Still now answer about how much it cost to repair it if they charge me? around €200?, if they charged me around €200.. i could also buy a new wii that is the SAME price.. ( my bricked wii has the fixed boot 1) so it doesnt matter..
     
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  16. bjorno
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    ROFL. and what if i dont pay? ( i will obviously not get it back right?) Buying a new wii is €200 exact.. so charging someone with this is useless..
     
  17. wyndcrosser

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    Well now they have your address so they are making a warrant to come to your residence. Burn everything illegal you have and run and stay at a hotel.

    Beware.
     
  18. bjorno
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    bjorno GBAtemp Fan

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    Wrong. they dont got my address.. I placed my wii back to the shop where i bought it. and they send it to Nintendo, they only got my phone number.
     
  19. Jdbye

    Jdbye Always Remember 30/07/08

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    They'll repair it, but they MIGHT charge. If they format the NAND or switch motherboards they won't be able to see that it has HBC installed, but if they use some other method where they do, they'll charge.


    bjorno, they can get your address with your phone number [​IMG]
     
  20. bjorno
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    bjorno GBAtemp Fan

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    But because of me, a lot of people will get a good answer about if NINTENDO can see what i got in my wii if my wii doesnt even got a signal (doesnt boot) but if they charge me, it means they still can check it ( so it doesnt matter how you bricked it ).
    Anyway its pretty strange to charge me without even asking me if i still want to continue to repair? Same as, my car exploded and i brought it back where i bought it. And they say i modified the car so you will get a charge, and without even having my permission to continue, they continue?