System IOS70 deleted, 4.2U Black Screen, nand programmer suggestions?
First of all Id like to thank everyone here for all the great information, i have found this site to be very helpful. I was hoping to get some feedback on trying to help a friend out who bricked his wii. I got a call yesterday from my friend who says that he was using DOP-Mii to update his IOS files on his Wii running system menu 4.2. I softmodded his wii several years ago but he recently discovered these new apps and decided to play with them. He proceeded to use DOP-Mii to overwrite IOS70 v6687 with the STUB version (insert laugh here, i sure laughed at him). After reboot he got a black screen. His Wii is Bootmii / boot2 compatible but I never installed it because he didnt want me to.
From what I have read it seems like this can be unbricked by reprogramming the NAND chip and inserting bootmii. I have bootmii on my wii and have a NAND backup so I was hoping to use that to get the code i need to inject into his NAND chip. The only problem im running into is that the guide I found talks about using infectus 2 and that modchip is no longer available for purchase.
Is there something else I can use to flash the nand chip?
Thank in advance!
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Did you install priiloader on his Wii? Hold reset while powering on the Wii to get to priiloader. Then get to homebrew channel from there and reinstall a system menu with MMM or wad manager.
Don't try to restore his Wii with your nand and keys. It won't work and will probably make things worse.
EDIT - Another option may be Casper and cboot2 to launch MMM or wad manager. Then install the system menu wads. I have never tried this, but I have seen others talking about it.
Last edited by playerkp420; 07-16-2012 at 02:05 PM.
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