Problem with Wii, the Black Screen of Death

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Jericto, Aug 30, 2009.

Aug 30, 2009
  1. Jericto
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    Newcomer Jericto Newbie

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    I got Homebrew Channel installed and accidentally updated it when I went to the Disc menu (where you start up a game). The Wii updates, then the Black Screen of Death started after that...

    Some methods I did:
    1) Tried the SaveMiiFree with 2 Gamecube controller but nothing happened.
    2) I bought a Blue Tooth Module because I heard it's the main reason of the problem. But I waited for 2weeks and it didn't solve the problem...

    Can anyone tell me if there a way to fix my Wii?. I'm planning to buy a new one, but I want to make sure that there's still a way to fix my Wii. I can't just leave my files on it.

    Thanks
     
  2. supermodchips

    Member supermodchips GBAtemp Regular

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    Was the update you installed out of your region? If it is, you may have bricked the console and without having bootmii installed, you may be screwed.
     
  3. pika9323

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    Did you downgrade some time ago?
     
  4. Jericto
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    Newcomer Jericto Newbie

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    It was in my region, the game is called Conduit and updated the Wii when I tried to start it.

    I did downgrade it, 4.1U to 3.2U
     
  5. pika9323

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    Then you got a Stub IOS Brick.

    Savemii will not work.
    The only way to rescue your Wii is Bootmii as Boot2.
    But i can be wrong...
     
  6. Jericto
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    Newcomer Jericto Newbie

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    I was gonna order SaveMii Dongle thanks for the info. But I can't even get to the Menu or to where the "Press A" thing when I start the Wii. It only shows Black Screen completely when I turn it on. I can't use BootMii...
     
  7. G0dLiKe

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    Sending your Wii to Ninty would be the only way out AFAIK...
     
  8. Jericto
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    I'll try to send it when I'm not busy (got job + I go to university) so yeah. Just one last question, if I send it to Nintendo will they able to fix it without deleting my files on it and do I have to pay like $200 because it had Homebrew channel?
     

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