what will happen if I format my wii's internal memory ?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by air2004, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. air2004
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    air2004 Air

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    I cant connect to my fios router any more , it use to work then I hacked a friends wii for him , but now when I try to get mine working with the router again it wont connect nor matter what I do ...I just got my sons wii to work with my router , so I'm wondering if its a firmware update issue or a memory issues , I do have boot 2 installed on my wii
     
  2. Sao Mortel

    Sao Mortel GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    If you have bootmii installed as boot2 you cant go worse than what you have right now. Just backup your nand and then you can format your nand if you will.
     
  3. killplaystation

    killplaystation GBAtemp Fan

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    The same thing would happen, that happens during all re-formats... The same thing that it warns you about when you try to format.
     
  4. gaojiugao

    gaojiugao Advanced Member

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    FOrmat will del any homebrew channels and reset you console.
    BUt it's useless for the WIFI connection problem.
     
  5. rafao

    rafao Advanced Member

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    DO NOT FORMAT YOUR CONSOLE, if you softmodded your risk of brick is highest.


    Just delete the internet options if you set before.
     
  6. Fishaman P

    Fishaman P Speedrunner

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    A brick. That is what will happen.

    NEVER format your Wii.
     
  7. smuddge

    smuddge Advanced Member

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    a brick won't happen if it is softmodded correctly.
    and even if it isn't and you have a backup who cares.
    go for it you won't have any problems.
    done it hundreds of times when cleaning up wii's
     
  8. Jpaa

    Jpaa Member

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    Why would formatting Wii memory would cause a brick?
     
  9. smashdude

    smashdude GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I almost formatted my memory. Was stupid. Formatting memory erases everything. Don't do it unless you absolutely have to.
     
  10. ChuckBartowski

    ChuckBartowski GBATemp Nerd Herd Specialist

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    If you really really want to get rid of all softmods, delete all your IOS and Channel mods with something like AnyTitle Deleter first, then use the hackmii installer to uninstall bootmii and HBC. But none of that is going to fix your net problems.
     
  11. air2004
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    air2004 Air

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    Team Twiizers and the rest of you that created boot mii THANK YOU ....... I did a nand restore and now my wii is connecting to the internet again , only down side is , i'm back to 4.0 instaed of 4.2 can anyone direct me on how to safely update ?
     
  12. FIX94

    FIX94 Global Moderator

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    The easiest thing to update to 4.2 and all new IOSes is NUSAD.
     
  13. Coy

    Coy Newbie

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    I Have formatted my wii and there were no issues
     
  14. RedCoreZero

    RedCoreZero Creativity is Power

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    Did you seriously suggest formatting the internal memory?
     
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