oh nintendo

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Nov 2, 2011

oh nintendo by Tom at 1:48 AM (2,032 Views / 0 Likes) 25 replies

  1. Tom
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    Well, fully bricked my wii today (long story) and called nintendo , turns out since there is no date known of when it was purchased the guy just asked me and i said christmas 2010 (bought it wayyy before that)and with out question they just had me send in my wii under warranty.:):)
     


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    You kinda voided it by your homebrew tampering.

    See if you can find a way to exchange it that won't involve them having your Wii for any period of time first.
     
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    soft mod, besides nand is corrupt
     
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    ...that's the point Midna was trying to make.

    If Nintendo fixes it, you're lucky as hell.
     
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    Also, they can tell by the serial code when it was purchased. Once they discover it's no longer under warranty, they might not fix it anyway.
     
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    aparently it was never written down when purchased at the store as it shouldve been (i checked it online first this is basically what it said)
     
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    That doesn't matter, the serial number will tell them when it was made. Although that doesn't say when it was purchased, they can probably track that. They will also know it was softmodded. You just wasted money on shipping.
     
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    free shipping
     
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    Oh bugger you sent it? Good luck getting it back, or enjoy getting it back with a $200 repair bill attached.
     
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    not yet , other peop;e online have sent their bricked wiis with homebrew to em and got em back , they said they would call me if they were going to have a bill on it ,
     
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    Didn't 8bit Waluigi had something similar.
    Sending in a DSi with a flashcard?
    Eventually getting the DSi back and the microSD?
     
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    twas a while ago but yea i think so (yea i just said twas)
     
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    Well you might be lucky then.
    Prepare for the worst and it will feel better afterwards.
     
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    That was before they could check if you had homebrew.
     
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    They check for homebrew by running a "homebrew checker" disc. They can't do that if the wii won't boot.
     
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    I guess it depends on what the OP meant by "corrupt nand". Usually when people say that they are referring to the Your System Files are Corrupt message (or something like that). If that is the case, then they probably can load the disc. I would love to get my hands on one of those discs.

    Btw, if anybody wants more info on the subject (probably the OP), take a look here:
    http://hackmii.com/2010/04/check-disk-for-pre-repair-process/
     
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    The OP said "fully bricked."
    The disc isn't interesting. It just looks for fakesigned content, twilight hack, properly signed content that wasn't purchased for the current wii and illegal use of the pink fish disc.
     
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    No offense to the OP, but with no report on the details I won't assume that it is a full brick.

    It may not be interesting to you, but I still would like to have one of those discs.
     
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    completly corrupt cant run no discs just boots to a black screen , savemiifrii doesnt work either. no error messages just my thought on whats wrong .
     
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    Could you turn it on with a wii remote?
     

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