To Those Who Bricked Thier Wiis?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by jaxxster, Apr 10, 2007.

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Did your wii have an active internet connection?

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Apr 10, 2007
  1. jaxxster
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    Just trying to figure out if the cause was due to lack of connectivity. Thanks
     
  2. gnorilgrande

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    so sorry... the only yes vote is wrog... i make a error ^^
     
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    hmm so far the people who have bricked thier wiis havent had online wiis.
     
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    Pardon my ignorance but what is the cause of these bricked Wii's and is this strictly a PAL issue at this point?
     
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    The general consensus says that if you have a PAL Wii that was not online prior to a US update, you will likely brick your Wii... but I don't know for sure as I have a US Wii.
     
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    How do you brick it though? By playing a NTSC-U import or something? Just seems odd that just because the unit is not online that they are becoming bricked.

    I must be missing something [​IMG]

    EDIT: here is what I was missing
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=48567
     
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    did all the people who voted brick their Wii with the Super Paper Mario update? [​IMG]
     
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    i think so
     
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    that's a lot...
    makes you think twice before updating...
     
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    will these people who bricked thier wiis get replacements [​IMG]
     
  11. jaxxster
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    i doubt it cos nintendo will know they've modded thier wii in order to run this game.
     
  12. TanookiSuit

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    Price you pay for theft...Nintendo would be a cold day in hell before they'd gladly replace it. Handhelds I can see a reason as the market is established, wide and healthy...modding isn't quite required to run things far as Nintendo goes so it's safe. But any time you're going to plop in a chip and have to flash things, you're playing with fire and randomly Nintendo, Sony or whoever will throw a nice gallon of gas in there for you to play with.
     
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    I bet it would be illegal tho for nintendo to render your console useless if you modded it tho.
     
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    I doubt nintendo did this on purpose, they probably just put an update on the game for people with wiis that havent updated because they dont have wifi, so when it was put into a PAL wii it updated as if it was NTSC and just fucked everything up.
     
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    that is the most sensible reply all day

    hallelujah
     
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    Mine is bricked , its a pal machine without internet+wiikey and i was very up to date sinds ive updated the system allready with the ssx pro and the moh patch before, people that updated manual to the latest version without internet did not have the problem.
    I get an opera error screen wich tells it cant connect to a certain adress, while trying to boot.

    when you have internet and it cant find the file its searching for it will download it, and when you are up to date manual, it will find the file on your system. Thats what ive understand so far after reading 18+hours on the internets.

    The problem is clear now i would like to find a solution [​IMG]

    Greetings,

    David
     

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