Wii Bricked

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  1. Vishnoo
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    I have a Europe Region Wii Bricked.I tried to install System Menu 3.0E on 4.3E using Multi Mod Manager(MMM).(I also installed IOS 30 for the system menu 3.0E.)After Installation i returned to System Menu and nothing appeared,only a black screen.
    I restarted the wii and found only the black screen.I have no Priloader,no bootmii,no NAND backup.
    Is there any way to unbrick my wii.PLEASE HELP.:!::!:


    PLEASE HELP
     
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  2. Lacius

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    Where did you get your copy of IOS30? Might it have been a stub? Also, why did you want to downgrade to 3.0?
     
  3. Vishnoo
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    I got IOS 30 on NUS Downloader v1.9. I wanted to downgrade because i heard that it couldboot burned discs using neogamma.

    Please HElP:!::!:
     
  4. Lacius

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    4.3 can also run burned discs through NeoGamma, though most people use USB loaders now because they're far superior. What version of IOS30 did you install?

    If you installed version 2816, then you installed a stub (essentially a useless placeholder). Without bootmii, Priiloader, nor a NAND backup, there is no way for you to fix this.
     
  5. Boogieboo6

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    In some other thread not too long ago, somebody used a tool to dump a bad nand and write IOS versions to it. After writing them, he was able to flash the fixed nand back. It's the first post here: https://gbatemp.net/threads/miraculous-ways-youve-unbricked-a-gaming-system-or-other-device.428379 If he can't even turn on his console and doesn't have any way to boot though, I guess it's dead.
     
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    You should have installed the HBC boot or Priiloader in your wii before downgrading it, then you could have fixed this error easily, i don't know what you should do now. Try searching that thread Boogieboo6 was talking about.
     
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  7. Boogieboo6

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    After looking around a bit, it seems your Wii is unable to be fixed. Are you sure you don't have BootMii or Priiloader though? Turn on your Wii and hold reset for 10 seconds. That'll get Priiloader to work, if you installed it and didn't know it. Here's a post from a thread back in 2009.

    "If you turn on your Wii WITHOUT an SD card in it, does it flash once, and then flash a couple more times really fast like a second later? If so, bootmii should be properly installed to boot2. If not, you did not install it to boot2.

    If it is installed to boot2, make sure your sd card has the bootmii folder still named "bootmii" on the root of the sd card and has 3 files in it. Also check the bootmii.ini file in textpad or something and make sure it isn't set to say:

    AUTOBOOT=SYSMENU
    BOOTDELAY=0

    otherwise it will skip the menu entirely. (If those two lines have a # sign before it, that's ok and it shouldn't autoboot anything.) By default it should say something like:

    #AUTOBOOT=SYSMENU
    #BOOTDELAY=5

    which is fine.

    If everything is set up like that and bootmii still does not boot on startup, then try backing up your stuff on your sd card to your pc and then using the sd formatter tool which I believe can be found in the downloads section here to format your sd card and then put only the bootmii folder with those 3 files in it back on the card and try again.

    If it STILL doesn't work, your SD card is not compatible with bootmii and you will need a different card that is compatible."
    If you somehow access either of these, post again and we'll try to help more.
     
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    If I remember correctly, some newer Wii systems cannot be downgraded to anything below 4.0, even if one does everything correctly. There is still no way to recover your Wii that I'm aware of.
     
  9. Vishnoo
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    I dont have any folder named as Bootmii in my sd card used in wii.Hi Boogieboo6,Can you help me.i want to know how to dump nand and write IOS versions to it.I want to know what are the things required for this process.Thanks for all your replies.Thanks for your help Lacius,As i didn't know much about IOS and Stubbed IOS,I have installed a stubbed ios and installed the system menu,I think that's why my Wii has Bricked.

    PLEASE HELP:!::!:
     
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    If you turn on your Wii, did the Disc slot quickly flash blue?
    If yes, then you have BootMii installed and you can rescue your system (with or withour NAND dump)
    If you don't, then your Wii is dead and can't be revived unless you invest in a hardware flasher (idk it for sure)

    it would be cheaper then to purchase a new Wii and NOT downgrade it again.
     
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  11. Vishnoo
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    Yes i get a blue flash on start . please reply

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    But i dont have bootMii files on SD
     
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    Please don't double post and don't spam.

    You can download ModMii and have ModMii create the BootMii SD card files.
     
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  13. Boogieboo6

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    Read my post and DinohScene's to check if you have bootmii. If you do, download the bootmii files from this thread: https://gbatemp.net/threads/lost-bootmii-files.161873/
    You could also check out ModMii as suggested by DinohScene. Do you get a SINGLE blue flash on start? Or is it rapid? According to what I read, it should be a single blue flash followed by many flashes rapidly.
     
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    You should have a Bootmii folder on the root of the SD Card, along with the app which should be on the app file. It should have (Bootmii.ini) on the file (refering to file on the root of the SD Card.)

    Idk the exact files but it should be on the root of the SD Card to allow Bootmii to boot correctly.

    I got these files within a download. But I forgot the source...
     
  15. Vishnoo
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    I want to know that will bootmii install automatically when hombrew channel is installed.
     
  16. Lacius

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    You have to manually install it when you are in the hackmii installer. It doesn't just automatically install.
     
  17. Vishnoo
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    Hi Boogieboo6,I only get a single blue flash when it starts,But i want to try wheteher it works,Because i dont remember whether i installed bootmii or not,Can you give the bootmii sd card files,: https://gbatemp.net/threads/lost-bootmii-files.161873/
    forums download link does not work.


    Thanks for reply Lacius,but i don't remember if i installed bootmii or not,I have installed priloader and also have the sd card files but i read in a forum that,if i install a system menu wad,Priloader automatically uninstalls.
     
  18. Vishnoo
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    What is in the armboot.bin and ppcboot.elf.What does it contain,How can edit it to autoboot.Or does it depend only on the bootmii.ini for the autoboot
     
  19. Lacius

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    If you installed bootmii as an IOS and not as boot2, it will not be able to help.
     
  20. Boogieboo6

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    Here you go! It was farther down in the thread. http://static.hackmii.com/bootmii_sd_files.zip
    You'll want to give priiloader a shot too by holding reset on the wii while it turns on. It may or may not work because of what you mentioned. I'm not sure if priiloader requires any sd card files, however.