Wii won't system update after deleting homebrew channel

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by namine207, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. namine207
    OP

    Newcomer namine207 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2009
    Messages:
    12
    Country:
    United States
    Hello,

    I just recently tried to update my wii (hasn't been updated in years). When I did it, everything seemed fine, but the homebrew channel was removed. Then I figured out tht the wii shop channel didn't work either because it said that I needed to update my wii. When I tried to update it again, it gave me an error code (can't tell you what it is right now because I sent it to nintendo. They won't fix it.) How can I fix this?
     
  2. bazamuffin

    Member bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2009
    Messages:
    2,036
    Location:
    Shmashmortion Clinic
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Did you install preloader/priiloader and enable "block online updates"?

    Sending it to N for repair was a silly move. Simply deleting HBC wont remove EVERY trace of Homebrew, tickets get left behind INCLUDING what the channel name is/was. There is a tutorial on here for cleaning your system, should've asked here first
     
  3. zizer

    Member zizer GBAtemp Addict

    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2010
    Messages:
    2,035
    Country:
    you can resoftmod wii , use modmii
     
  4. Hells Guardian

    Member Hells Guardian GBAtemp Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2008
    Messages:
    1,113
    Country:
    United States
    Wow thats gotta be the silliest idea I ever heard! updating is a bad Idea to begin with and on top of that you sent a hacked wii to Big N? just be glad all they will do is send it back to you.
     
  5. bazamuffin

    Member bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2009
    Messages:
    2,036
    Location:
    Shmashmortion Clinic
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    They're not Sony
     
  6. Hells Guardian

    Member Hells Guardian GBAtemp Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2008
    Messages:
    1,113
    Country:
    United States
    I know. If it was sony then they'd file lawsuit against him lol [​IMG]
     
  7. bazamuffin

    Member bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2009
    Messages:
    2,036
    Location:
    Shmashmortion Clinic
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    And he'd be disappearing to Mexico with his defence fund (joking obv)
     
  8. Hells Guardian

    Member Hells Guardian GBAtemp Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2008
    Messages:
    1,113
    Country:
    United States
    Couldn't blame him for doing that. I'd run from Sony too.
     
  9. bazamuffin

    Member bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2009
    Messages:
    2,036
    Location:
    Shmashmortion Clinic
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Going off topic here, lol. Anyways, th OP didn't get back did he? I think you scared him [​IMG]
     
  10. Hells Guardian

    Member Hells Guardian GBAtemp Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2008
    Messages:
    1,113
    Country:
    United States
    LOL I always had that same effect on posters at GSCentral too..... Well getting back on topic I'd say that when you get your wii back the first thing to do is to install the HBC again and then manually update you IOS using modmii to guide you through the whole proccess of rehacking/safely updating your wii.
     
  11. namine207
    OP

    Newcomer namine207 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2009
    Messages:
    12
    Country:
    United States
    Thank you all for replying so fast. Yes, I agree that it was a stupid thing of me to do, but my thought pocess was that they can't sue me, so I might as well give it a shot. =D. Well, I was worth a try. Anyway, when I get it back, I'll try reinstalling hbc. Should Bannerbomb V2 work?

    Thanks,
    Nami
     
  12. zizer

    Member zizer GBAtemp Addict

    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2010
    Messages:
    2,035
    Country:
    Bannerbomb v2 (system menu 4.0 - 4.2)
     
  13. namine207
    OP

    Newcomer namine207 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2009
    Messages:
    12
    Country:
    United States
    Okay, then it should work. Will I be able to access the Wii shop channel if I update via ModMii?
     
  14. Hells Guardian

    Member Hells Guardian GBAtemp Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2008
    Messages:
    1,113
    Country:
    United States
    yes. Modmii will give you all the IOS that need to be installed to get you up to date and able to access the shop and everything else again. Hope it doesn't take too long to get your wii back and working.

    Also glad you are a member that can laugh at them selves. Some people would have started going on a flaming war for the comments made lol.
     
  15. namine207
    OP

    Newcomer namine207 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2009
    Messages:
    12
    Country:
    United States
    Thank you very much. I'll try to get everything downloaded and ready for when my wii comes back in. And I know what you mean, about flaming. I have had that happen to me on other forums, so I try to make sure that I don't flame anyone for constructive criticism. I'm glad that everything worked out alright, and I'll post when I get my wii back to see if it worked or not.
     
  16. Hells Guardian

    Member Hells Guardian GBAtemp Maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2008
    Messages:
    1,113
    Country:
    United States
    ok sounds good. Next time ask to save yourself the trouble [​IMG] contrary to what most people like to do it's best to ask first and act later lol. (Ill be the first to admit I don't always follow that advice.)
     

Share This Page