[Warning] Do not mess with coldboothax please

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by NexoCube, Nov 15, 2016.

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  1. Goodbye NexoFag ! :D

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  2. See ya on 3DS section ;D

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  1. NexoCube
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    NexoCube stop using piracy :(

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    Introduction

    Me, NexoCube, just decided to made this thread, to warn people about the risk encountered while installing coldboothax.

    I know that @KevinX8 made a thread about it, but it wasn't very clear ...

    Bricked console

    https://gbatemp.net/threads/i-bricked-my-wii-u-because-i-changed-system-xml-flash-nand-guide.448856/
    http://www.wiiubru.com/rip/

    Exavold hasn't been added to this list because he didn't publicly told about it, i hope he will not be angry when he will se that...

    Main subject

    As you may know, i have bricked my Wii U the 11th of November (happy remembrance day for me...)
    The reason it bricked was that smealum trick that were supposed to allow coldboothax was bullshit, for me :P (i heard some poeple made it work on redNAND)

    There's a "NOTE" that says that messing with this file could easily brick our Wii U and he was right...

    I highly recommand not trying to install it, it will 99% brick your Wii U

    I hope you will be cleverer than me and some others mate. (@Exavold ;) )

    Final notes

    As i bricked my Wii U, this will probably be my last thread on the Wii U sections of this website ...
    I'm going to now, work on 3DS stuff !
    Thanks for that beautiful year on the Wii U scene :) (even if i haven't made anything... publicly ;) )
     
  2. xtheman

    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    I like to callboothax coldbrickhax.
     
  3. KevinX8

    KevinX8 Proud user of The Dark Theme

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    Lol give is voting option "Farewell Nexobrick" XD
     
  4. NexoCube
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    It isn't a farewell i'll stay here ehe, i'll just start doing 3DS stuff once i've received my 3DS
     
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  5. KevinX8

    KevinX8 Proud user of The Dark Theme

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    No I just mean for the lols its not actually farwell and since all the other voting options use "see you" and "Goodbye" I thought farewell sounded good lel
     
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  6. kingraa777

    kingraa777 boom!

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    dont blame you see you on 3ds sections
     
  7. Dvdxploitr

    Dvdxploitr GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I'm usually rather quick to jump on new hack/exploit methods...however, RedNAND has been working great for me and I stuck with it...glad I did.....
     
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    Anyone who votes NexoFag, Karma will bite your firm buttocks... ;)
     
  9. NexoCube
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    The IOSU god is going to punish them for their insolence
     
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  10. SkittleDash

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    Team Salt has more than one member, you know. :D
     
  11. NexoCube
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    nice one x)
     
  12. pwsincd

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    What dya know about exoviod ?
     
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  13. NexoCube
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    @Exavold (sorry, again) bricked his Wii U by trying to install coldboothax
     
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  14. C0mm4nd_

    C0mm4nd_ Aspirant Wii U homebrew dev :P

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  15. Keylogger

    Keylogger GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Can you recover with a hardmod and NAND backup?
     
  16. NexoCube
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    of course, but the dumb part is that i haven't any usable NAND backup
     
  17. C0mm4nd_

    C0mm4nd_ Aspirant Wii U homebrew dev :P

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    If you have Console OTP yes
     
  18. Keylogger

    Keylogger GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Wow You left for the coldboothax adventure without any NAND backup?
     
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  19. Exavold

    Exavold eeh

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    Well , I bricked even though I'm pretty sure I installed everything as I should have.

    If I had to take a guess , I think it was because I installed the "Haxchi title" on USB where It should have been on NAND.

    I can upload my system.xml , if you want.

    EDIT : On RedNAND , I tried setting the default title id as system config tool and it worked perfectly (because the title was on NAND ?)

    And don't get me wrong , the only person I blame is MYSELF.
     
    Last edited by Exavold, Nov 15, 2016
  20. TheZander

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    nah screw that, blame smealum.

    so... not to sound exploitative. but how much are you looking to get for your gamepads and power supplies?
     
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