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    Sending softmodded wii to Nintendo

    Well, I my softmodded wii had a hardware issue and I really want to send it to Nintendo. I can repair it myself, but sending it is cheaper so that's out of the question. I heard that even if you go through those guides that teach you how to turn your wii into a virgin again, Nintendo can still tell that you softmodded your wii. Is that true? is there ANY way that you can prevent them from finding out that your wii is softmodded? (Sending it to Nintendo is my choice and I don't want to change my mind.)

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    No matter what you do, there will be some traces of the mod left on there. If they want to find it they will.

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    Would there be any consequences if they find out? (except for me wasting my money on shipping and not getting it repaired)

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    probably not, just an unrepaired wii most likely.

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    Thanks, I'll ship it. This question is out of the blue, but what DO I ship it in? (just in case it goes through some rough terrains on the delivery)

    I don't double posting is allowed but I just can't FIND THE EDIT POST BUTTON but if I do send it to Nintendo, should I re-format my wii or turn it into a virgin first then re-format it?
    Last edited by cjizzle; 02-26-2012 at 08:56 AM.

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    Well, sending it to Nintendo is not going to be recommended by anyone here. If you choose to do so, the original box is probably the best option to keep it protected.

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    So should I make my wii a virgin first? Or should I just re-format it?

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    Dint format it, make it a virgin first theres a step by step guide

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    Thanks, I'll do that right now.

    OH and one more thing (man, I feel so bad not knowing how to edit posts and double posting), IF I make a bootmii (as boot 2) backup, can I restore it on my wii after I send it to Nintendo?
    Last edited by cjizzle; 02-26-2012 at 07:16 PM.

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    Edit button is above these arrows-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------^^^^^^

    And BTW, what exactly is wrong with your console anyways? Just curious...

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