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    Sticky: I have 4.1u with Priiloader installed along with...

    I have 4.1u with Priiloader installed along with cios249/36 and ios60patched. The system menu is corrupted. It only loads half the time and then freezes immediately. The other half of the time I...
  2. I have two Wiis that won't autoboot any discs...

    I have two Wiis that won't autoboot any discs with the Wasabi Dx. Need for Speed Nitro goes to the white Warning screen before going completely black though on both Wiis. Both Wiis were 3.4u that I...
  3. I don't think that's the issue, but I'm not sure...

    I don't think that's the issue, but I'm not sure how to test for that. I've killed them using three different power supplies/surge protectors. Could static be an issue? I just purchased an...
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    Sticky: I'm on 3.4U now. I want to upgrade to 4.2 to...

    I'm on 3.4U now. I want to upgrade to 4.2 to play all the current games, but do I only need to install a CIOS after following this guide? I assume I shouldn't upgrade to 4.2U first.
  5. Killed 6 Wii Drives in Brick/Repair Attempts

    I bought a bunch of working Wii replacement drives at around $50 each. I've killed about 25% of them immediately after plugging them in and starting them up. They'll spin up and then shutdown...
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    So I threw in the towel on that Wii and decided...

    So I threw in the towel on that Wii and decided to try my hands at another bricked Wii. I plugged in the drive, it started to spin, and then compltely shutdown. I took off the Wasabi DX chip and...
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    This Wii is toast. I finally figured out why it...

    This Wii is toast. I finally figured out why it keeps freezing. Not only is it bricked, but it has that disc freezing bug that gets progressively worse till it happens a few seconds after you start...
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    The media is fine. I tested three of them on...

    The media is fine. I tested three of them on another Wii to be sure. I burn at 16x but 2x makes no difference because they already work with DVD-R. I also made 5 Wii Fit discs and all produce the...
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    Don't even mention that you bought it used...

    Don't even mention that you bought it used because the warranty terms say non-transferrable. I had a Wii that was broken a while back, which was my second one that needed repair. I told the service...
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    I finally got a Wii to autoboot before freezing...

    I finally got a Wii to autoboot before freezing when creating the save file--Need for Speed Nitro. I hope the save file was created, but it froze at the next intro Loading screen. I wish I had...
  11. If you want to spend $40 or so, you could buy a...

    If you want to spend $40 or so, you could buy a Wii with a broken drive online, swap out your good drive, and then sell your bricked Wii with a bad drive online. You could get roughly $20 for the...
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    If you mean three months ago, it's still under...

    If you mean three months ago, it's still under warranty. They'll offer you a free repair over the phone if you say there's no video, but I have no way of knowing if the technicians can detect a...
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    Don't all the ISOs already autoboot? I tested...

    Don't all the ISOs already autoboot? I tested them on another Wii, and they all autobooted. So basically upgrading to 4.2U was a terrible move now that I can't use the out of region Smash Bros. to...
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    I've been testing games with the Wasabi DX chip...

    I've been testing games with the Wasabi DX chip from the recovery screen. I upgraded from 4.1 to 4.2U with Endless Ocean, but that did nothing as did the 4.0 to 4.1U update using NSMB. The Wii can...
  15. There was a list at the bottom of that first...

    There was a list at the bottom of that first post:

    Save game Block Usage:
    GAMES:
    SSBB : 128 blocks ( can do USA and PAL save separate for 256 blocks)
    Drawn to life: next chapter : 77 Blocks...
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    I have a Wii that had a red light and then shut...

    I have a Wii that had a red light and then shut off as soon as you pushed the power button. We put the heatsink in tightly and now the red light stays on permanently. When I push the power button,...
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    I considered a fan issue for the one that always...

    I considered a fan issue for the one that always lasts 26 seconds, but the black fan in back seems to be circulating cool air during that time. I can replace the fan, but I'm not sure if that will...
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    I'm having an absolute mess. I installed HBC and...

    I'm having an absolute mess. I installed HBC and BootMii as BootMii2 using HackMii on 4.1u. I couldn't install any wads, so I figured I had to downgrade the IOS. I ran the IOS51 PatchMii, but...
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    Virgin Wii Turns off after 30 Seconds

    I bought this Wii in July of last year from a liquidation sale. My cousin just started helping me out with Wii drive changes and basic repairs. We found one that turns on for exactly 26 seconds...
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    I was wondering if you knew how to fix the issue...

    I was wondering if you knew how to fix the issue surrounding the Balance Board in which it detects weight when you aren't standing on the board. I know the Balance Board has some technologically...
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    Your Please Donate hyperlink redirects to a...

    Your Please Donate hyperlink redirects to a smilies page. I found two Wiis that produced videos and didn't sync remotes, so I took one apart and replaced the bluetooth module three times figuring...
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    D3-2 Drive Banner Bricked, Need Mod Chip?

    I purchased a bricked Wii and want to repair it. The system freezes at the Health & Safety screen. Unfortunately, the drive is D3-2, so will this modchip allow me to unbrick it?
    Canadamods.ca -...
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    So the physics of the electric current aren't...

    So the physics of the electric current aren't important so much as the principles of how the current moves across the circuitboard?
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    You mean a class that meets 3 hours twice a week...

    You mean a class that meets 3 hours twice a week for a semester like at Devry or ITT Tech? I don't care about the physics behind the process, but I wouldn't mind paying someone per hour to spend...
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    I'm not gonna pay you a salary, but I will...

    I'm not gonna pay you a salary, but I will probably send you $20 for each of these: teaching me how to use my Fequang(sp?) multimeter to test for dead fuses, resistors, and capacitors. I would also...
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