Very Strange brick

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  1. FaSMaN
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    A friend of mine brought his wii to me to fix, he told me he did nothing wrong(yea they all do) He said he tried to softmod it, it worked then after playing some games it bricked(now knowing my friend he lies alot and I cant trust him on that) now what the wii does:

    1 Boots up (no picture but does initialise TV)
    2 Black screen after boot
    3 Freezes

    What Ive done so far:

    1a Got savemii free to boot (Gamecube controler holding up ,down ,left ,right on d-pad in port 4)
    1b Displays that the machine has system menu 3.2e installed, it is a pal system so thats fine
    2 Got Wad manager 1.3 autoboot disc to boot ( using a drive key set to auto boot)
    3 Got Any title Deleter to boot(same as above)


    Now this is where my problem comes in, Wad manager boots but for the life of me I cant get his or mine wiimote to sync with the wii in order to start wad manager, or Any title deleter, they just dont pair,using red sync button or 1,2 button they just dont pair

    Ive got little experience with soft mods,but have lot with hardmods,and mod regularly (my work bloggal.exclusivepc.net/categories.php?cat_id=11&page=2 ) .

    Does anybody know what can be wrong?


    PS I Loled my friend to death for not bringing his machine to me...
     
  2. robman62

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    sounds like a broken wifi node in the wii to me.
     
  3. middeloni

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    I think its a broken bleutooth module.. you can buy a new one or send it to ninty.
     
  4. lll

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    The Wiimotes aren't Wifi, they're Bluetooth. But it might be a good idea to try swapping out the Bluetooth module.
     
  5. robman62

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    ^yea thats what I meant
     
  6. FaSMaN
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    Cool Ive got a dead Wii(gpu died) that Ill take both the wifi and bluetooth out from and see if it works [​IMG],will have to be tomorrow though.


    PS Thanks for the fast replys,this topic was sitting on wiinewz for the whole day and no one replied
     
  7. robman62

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    try the bluetooth only that is usually the problem.
     
  8. FaSMaN
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    Will try that first then [​IMG]
     
  9. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    that place and TehSkeen are fucking useless when trying to get a response.
     
  10. FaSMaN
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    It looks like it, 8 replies in less than 5mins LoL

    Ps thanks For every ones help [​IMG] will post tomorrow if it worked
     
  11. Screemer

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    You forgot to mention wiiso and wiihacks message boards they are just as bad.
     
  13. Bladexdsl

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    never been there [​IMG]
     
  14. wiiyou

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    Goes to show we are the helpful ones who really believe in sharing. Love gbatemp:)
     
  15. FaSMaN
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    Thanks every one swapped the bluetooth adapter with one from my dead wii and it worked [​IMG]

    Friends a bit peeved that he needs to now wait 3 weeks for a new one but that's his problem [​IMG]
     
  16. Screemer

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    glad to hear that.
     
  17. cojiro

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    why does the bluetooth module break? It seems to be a common issue.
     
  18. TroyTheZombie

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    Cheap parts?

    who knows. Personally it seems to me that nintendo used cheap parts all around, from the lens to the wifi node and apparently the blue tooth module
     
  19. wiiNinja

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    Bad design? Heat?