Would I brick my Wii by formatting it?

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by VinLark, Aug 26, 2016.

  1. VinLark
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    I am going to sell my Wii and it has the homebrew channel and bootmii on it. If I format it and update it to the latest firmware (its on 4.3) will it break it. I don't want to do anything wrong that might hurt it.
     
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    It shouldn't. You might have to remove the HBC yourself via the channel settings if the update doesn't wipe it out.
     
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    Where are you selling it? Because it might be worth more with homebrew than without.
     
  4. VinLark
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    Just a local Game exchange. I doubt they would check to see if it has homebrew and give me a better price.
     
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    Formatting won't harm anything, though you may have to manually remove the HBC. No one will give you extra money for the homebrew anyway.