Wii Brick:please help

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  1. djghostaxel
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    Okay so i have a end of 2006 wii it worked for 3 years softmodded
    This Is What Was installed:
    HomeBrew Channel
    CiosCorp
    WaninKoko Cios
    Hermes Cios
    BootMii
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    Then i bought a component cable i plugged it in and everything was messed up colors blue was purple the screen was kinda blueish and there was a noise that sounds like when u have a digital audio hooked up to a av receiver and leave it lying on the floor kinda like a buzz i figured faulty wii so i reformatted it then it bricked when i started it up i have a Black Screen so homebrew channel was removed i still hadd bootmii but no purpose as there is no homebrew channel
    Can someone please help me my mom will kill me if she finds out so please help quickly

    Thanx
    Josh
    P>S yes i tried with a regular cable 2 and it didnt work so its completely bricked
     
  2. 89turbocs

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    so the wii worked with the old cable, then you bought and tried a new cable, which didn't work and you figured the wii was at fault?
     
  3. djghostaxel
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    no i thought the softmod was at fault and before i didnt have cioscorp and i formatted it it would revirginize it now it bricked -_- so what to do
     
  4. techboy

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    Is bootmii installed as boot2? (If you don't know: Does bootmii run when you turn on the wii?) If so, it can be unbricked.

    EDIT: Removed one question. He formatted his wii, so it's irrelevant.
     
  5. cayspekko

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    Did you try the old cable before you tried revirginizing it? It sounds like you had the component cables plugged into the wrong place, ie you had the audio red cable plugged into the video orange spot.

    Anyway, it just seems to me that you jumped to extremes after the cable didn't work.

    Anyway: I just remoded a wii and it didn't boot up--turns out that Bootmii didn't like the SD card that was plugged into it, after I removed the SD card it worked fine
     
  6. TRushInfo

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    way to pull a major boner and reformat lol. I thought nobody did that anymore because of BRICKS............. guess not
     
  7. jelmew

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    Did you make a nand-backup?

    If you didn't make one. You'll have to compile cboot and install the sys-menu. I'm afraid your mom will find out before your done with that.
     
  8. techboy

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    Won't matter if he did. He formatted his wii.

    Formatting changes the NAND key, so even if he has a dump, bootmii will refuse to restore it saying it's from another wii. He could fix that with betwiin and a second dump (from the now-bricked wii), but cboot2 is easier.
     
  9. WitoRIT92

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    Sooooo goodluck.
     
  10. djghostaxel
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    ok thanx how do i complie cboot2
     
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    XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

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    The NAND key cannot be changed. There are no problems restoring a nand backup after formatting.
     
  13. techboy

    techboy GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I think you two are referring to comex's formatter. You can restore a bootmii dump after using that.

    I was referring to the "Format Wii System Memory" button in the Wii Settings menu...which, the 2 times I tried, rendered the bootmii dump useless.
     
  14. techboy

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    I'll test again when I have a wii I can format...which likely won't be for a long time.
     
  15. techboy

    techboy GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I could do most stupid stuff (actually, all except messing with boot1 and boot2), but it'd be at the expense of my save data and paid channels (have 2 of them, Sonic 2 and Vectorman, from before the 'brew days...).

    And, you have an infectus...