Wii U got bricked

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It sounds pretty basic... I hacked my wii u using some
tutorials at first didnt really know what i was doing but
i got into the topic pretty far and started
to understand what i was doing and so on. I saw some
tutorials recommending to use cbhc i already knew
about the danger of a brick but most forums
said cbhc is pretty safe if you dont do any bad
mistakes. I just installed it and everything was working fine.
I installed two games via Usb Helper and
could play them without any problems for two moths
or so i stopped using my wii u bc i had a lot to da for
school now i wanted to install a new game
via usb helper and when i launched my wii u is stuck in
wii u startup screen i cant boot into homebrew vwii or
anything... Luckily i did a full nand
backup but as far as i know you have to hard mod
your wii u and i have no experience with hardware
anything farther than setting in a gpu ):
Another problem is cbhc was installed already when
i backed it up but at all it was running fine while
backing it up so i am not sure if i can
use this backup. There are so many memories
in this piece of technic i played hours of mario card
with my sister and we completed super mario bros new
like 10 times all this stuff cant just be lost pls help me somehow
 

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not sure what could've happened. does it say "autobooting"? you can recover with a hardmod, but you either need a nand backup from before installing cbhc or the otp.bin, which you probably have if you made a nand backup.
 
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not sure what could've happened. does it say "autobooting"? you can recover with a hardmod, but you either need a nand backup from before installing cbhc or the otp.bin, which you probably have if you made a nand backup.
No... I remember it always said autobooting but now it directly goes into wii u screen
 

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not sure what could've happened. does it say "autobooting"? you can recover with a hardmod, but you either need a nand backup from before installing cbhc or the otp.bin, which you probably have if you made a nand backup.
And yes i have otp.bin as well as mlc.bin (6 parts), seeprom.bin slc.bin and slccmpt.bin
 

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somehow it's probably bricked then. I've been using cbhc for at like five or six years, play the wii u daily, and I've never had issues. I've even uninstalled it a few times, then reinstalled it after deleting the original game I used, and didn't have any issues there either, but I always checked if cbhc was uninstalled for sure first.
 

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sounds like you have the 8GB system if the mlc is 6 parts. you need the slc.bin to fix the problem or just the otp.bin.
 

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somehow it's probably bricked then. I've been using cbhc for at like five or six years, play the wii u daily, and I've never had issues. I've even uninstalled it a few times, then reinstalled it after deleting the original game I used, and didn't have any issues there either, but I always checked if cbhc was uninstalled for sure first.
sounds like you have the 8GB system if the mlc is 6 parts. you need the slc.bin to fix the problem or just the otp.bin.
actually i think i have a 32gb wii u the files each are 2gb big so it wouldnt fit for 8gb over all i think the sd card i used was to small
 

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there's a hardmod guide, but I wouldn't do it if you don't know what you're doing. wii u's are pretty cheap these days, especially just for the console itself without the gamepad, so I'd suggest you buy a new system.
 

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there's a hardmod guide, but I wouldn't do it if you don't know what you're doing. wii u's are pretty cheap these days, especially just for the console itself without the gamepad, so I'd suggest you buy a new system.
But can i load my progress on new wii U? thats the main reason i am writing this post i dont want to lose stuff like my vwii mario kart achievments
 

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Thats the mlc.bin files right?
and if i dont have all save files whats gonna happen if i load that?
 

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the mlc is internal storage for the wii u. saves are probably in the slcmpt for the vwii. if you have saves from savemanager gx or normal wii save transfers using usb (data.bin files), then you can recover them.
 

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what, there may be a way to get them, but I don't know for sure or how exactly. I think you can load the slcmpt with the otp.bin on the pc with nand extractor.
 

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here's mine (I don't know where saves are located in here though):

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this may be them:

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I think they're decompressed, so you could theoretically inject them with savemanager gx. I'd test with one game.
 

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I just tried to put every of my files in wii U Nand extractor but it didnt take any of them... So if i actually gonna buy a wii u console do i have the chance to get most of my done stuff back
 

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