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    Brick after Patchmii IOS Downgrader

    Hello all! I think i bricked :|
    I got a wii LEH2135xxxxx with 4.1E.
    Installed hackmii 0.5 via bannerbomb using aad1f_v108.zip. Made a NAND backup with bootmii installed as IOS.
    Then i followed this guide: Easy way to get cios on ANY Wii! from 1 to 5.
    After that i was using Patchmii IOS downgrader to downgrade the several IOS's. I downgraded every IOS i was asked, except the BC, eula, mios, rgnsel and the various channels/firmware.
    After that i came back to hbc and chose to exit to System Menu. The wii rebooted, but didn't show anything on the screen.
    Whenever i power on the wii, it checks the discs and then stops: no reset reactions (i have to press 5 seconds the power button to reboot), no wiimote usability, no signal at all.
    Now what can i do? Please help, i'm a little afraid...

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    Downgrading is no longer recommended. Could you provide details of the tutorial you followed so I can determine the extent of the damage you caused?
    Not really doing much Wii stuff these days.

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    Thanks for answering! I was following an Italian guide but this one (in pdf format for registered users) and this one were the same till the point i bricked. Infact i did the same steps comparing the two guides. After the step "3. GET A CIOS" of the guide started the problems: the Italian one said to use PatchMii IOS Downgrader to install ALL the IOS prompted. In an initial phase i didn't downgrade IOS30, 50 and 60 because it seemed dangerous and all went ok when patchmii finished, but i asked if i had to downgrade anyway and they said me yes. So i rerun PatchMii, installing those IOS i didn't install the former phase and i got a nice brick. Do you want to know other?

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    I don't see any reference to downgrading IOS30, 50 and 60 in our guide. We do install a few IOS later on but that's never going to brick you.

    Sounds to me like you downgraded your system menu? Would that be correct? Going from 4.1E down to something like 3.2E or 3.4E?
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    The downgrading of ALL the IOS wasn't on your guide, but on the Italian one. If i had followed your guide, i would have install IOS60-patched first (step 5a), but i decided to follow the Italian directions to use PatchMii IOS Downgrader.
    I paid attention to not install the lower fw's, also because the request for the installation of a certain system menu is after the update channel request and i was already skipping all the requests...so it's strange i did a downgrade of the system menu.
    Last edited by crashtrash; 10-01-2009 at 12:05 PM.

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    So I don't suppose you installed preloader? I don't even think it'd work but worth asking.
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    No, infact i'd have done the installation of preloader after the execution of patchmii and the reinstallation of hbc (went upside-down). Just say me i can save my wii :\ ...

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    I wish I could be optimistic for you.

    I'm not exactly sure what you've done so am not 100% sure of a way back.

    One thing to try would be savemiifrii, this does not normally work with full-brick but it's worth a try.

    Gamecube controller, port 4. Press all Up, down, left, right as you power on the Wii. You will need to open the GC controller case to do this.
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    My brick is a full-brick? I looked here and it seems to be a D-branch. Anyway i don't have a GC controller just now, i'll buy monday maybe but: how many chances of success i got?

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    Quote Originally Posted by crashtrash View Post
    My brick is a full-brick? I looked here and it seems to be a D-branch. Anyway i don't have a GC controller just now, i'll buy monday maybe but: how many chances of success i got?
    Branch D is low level brick, if savemii/savemiifrii doesnt work, then you need a new wii.

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