Need help with semi-bricked Wii (I hope)

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Dec 21, 2009
  1. bodom-child
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    Hi everybody, I've been searching for 2 hours and I can't get any answer from all the posts I've read, so here I am.

    I've bought today a black Wii, put it in 4.2, followed this tutorial (including the nand backup, and installing bootmii as ios), then ran preloader.

    As version 0.30 wasn't working, I got preloader 0.29 jodi, installed it, the reran preloader 0.30, and changed system menu IOS to 60 (it was at 70).

    But now, when I reboot, my Wii starts in preloader, with a message "Error autobooting system menu! ES_DiVerfiy failed!"

    In the bottom left, I have "IOS v60 / System menu v0".

    I can't go to the HBC, message "Error booting HBC, maybe title not installed?", neither can I launch BootMii IOS ("Could not find the required BootMii startup files").

    I can't load / install file, keep getting "Exception (DSI) occurred", even when booting the HBC boot.elf. Should I try to install it?


    When I go to System settings, I have System Menu Ios set to 0, and when I try to change it, it doesn't do anything and the Wii do not respond.



    I'm really stuck here, and I really hope someone here will be able to help me.


    Thank you!
     
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    Hi, does nobody have a solution for this?

    Thanks.
     
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    Well you have System menu IOS60 which is for 4.0 not 4.2! You need to press AND hold Reset on start up to get into preloader and re-install the correct IOS70 and system menu wads using wadmanager. Do not delete anything.
     
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    just get the modify.zip from the 4.2 modding guide in the stickies. it has a IOS70 wad in it that is patched. use preloader to boot wadmanager and install it. then set preloader to use 70 instead of 60.
     
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    Hi, thanks for your answers.

    > DeadlyFoez : I can't change System Menu IOS in preloader settings, it is set to 0 and it crashes if I try to change it.

    > giantpune : When I try to boot WadManager 1.5 or 1.4, I get "Exception (DSI) occurred" or "Exception (ISI) occurred", with code dump. I must do it in the "Load / Install File" menu, right?

    And I forgot to mention that the Wiimote do not sync with the Wii, I'm using a GC controller.


    Many thanks.
     
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    You have changed wadmanager.dol to boot.dol and its in the root of the sd card?
    Yes you click load/install load wad manager. It wont sync in Preloader so yes the controller is required.
    The patched wad should be in sd:\wads
     
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    You think it's a full brick?

    I'll try using Bootmii_Booter, but if it don't work...

    When I try to launch Bootmii as ios in preloader, it says it can't find the files on the SD Card, what do it needs? I have the keys.bin, nand.bin and a folder called bootmii in the root of the SD. Do I need something else?

    Thanks.
     
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    If possible transfer the files to a SD card (if you are using a SDHC just now). As you have access to preloader this should be fixable. Also try a different version of wadmanager 1.5 e.g. WiiNinja's
     
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    It's already on a 2GB Kingston SD Card.

    I'm glad to hear my problem is likely to be fixable. Now I just have to find how.
     
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    Thanks, I'll try that (I'm at work now). If I can get any of them to work, I'm saved [​IMG].

    Of course, anyone that has another lead is welcome.
     
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    Hi, I've tried all three mods for Wad Manager, I get a DSI exception when I try to load them.

    Also, i can't install Bootmii_Booter, I get a message "error writing file".

    I'm really lost and don't see what I can do now... [​IMG]
     
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    1. you could try to re install hackmii installer then reinstall bootmii as ios then try again to load bootmii as ios on preloader menu
    2. you could try get a dop ios/mod w/ contrller support, install a ios60 with patch
    3. grab all the wad manager that supports controller you could find and try it all until one works.
    4, try to reinstall a patch ios36 with TBR then try all the methods 1-3

    got the same same brick problem and problem with the right wad manager that works with preloader.
     

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