vWii WiiWare "Failed to Launch"

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by LightyKD, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. LightyKD
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    I seem to be having an issue with about half of my WiiWare games. I keep getting a "Failed to Launch" notice with many of them. In addition I keep getting these random "System Files Corrupted" screens. These system corrupted screens started about two Wii U updates ago. I'm wondering if anyone else here is having a similar issue?
     
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    OK stop, you seem to be adding .wads that are not of your region.

    usually you will see that message when you install a .wad from another region and one of them is semi corrupt I'd say.

    When you start seeing the system menu corrupt message you need to take action quickly and delete any of the wiiware and VC stuff that doesn't boot or you could end up bricking the vwii.
     
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    Interesting. I was wondering if it was from using Wii Netflix on vWii.
     
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    So all he needs to "fix" this is to install the correct iOS to the correct slot, right?
     
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    I saw a similar post about this with the same suggestion while goggling for a solution last night. Thing is, the guy was on a classic Wii and vWii has its minor yet important differences. I can confirm that all of my files are of the right region and I can confirm after a uninstall/reinstall that they can play directly from the Wii Menu, just not from the SD menu :(
     
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    I know I can't play wads from memory card on my Wii if I install the wrong ios(dx alternate?). I just don't know if slot 249 or 248 is the one the Wii reads to boot em.
    I hope the information helps.
     
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    There's a app that gives you a full list of all of your IOS files. Anyone remembers what it is? I can generate a report so that there's more information on the situation.
     
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    But was it working at some point? What you describe is essentially not having the system menu's vIOS80 not patched.
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/patched-ios80-installer-for-vwii-allows-sd-menu-custom-channels.344882/

    Loading an out of region channel should give you a "This channel cannot be launched on this Wii" black screen, not a "Failed to launch" window screen, which should only happen when you're loading a channel that was fake signed(a .wad), this is why you need vIOS80 patched.
    The minor difference here is that you're patching a vIOS and not a regular one.
     
  10. LightyKD
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    It worked! Thanks :D