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    Angry Wii Cannot read US legit games

    Hey guys,

    I had homebrew for sometime now and the past few games I bought I could not play either from backup and regular So is what the hell i have nothing to loose all my games are legit so with that being said I formated the Wii everything is fine I upgraded to 4.2E and its normal excpet I still cant play games.

    When I formated the Wii and did the setup I saw that it did not have a USA location everything was over seas, so what I am thinking is something Ive done wrong and that is why it cant read the games I buy.

    any suggestions I even tried to install homebew and got it installed but when I try to run anything inside it I get a black screen.
    Thanks for your help in advance
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    Installation of the HBC is not enough to play your game discs. You will need to do a softmod in order to use a backup loader that you can set to play out-of-region game discs. You might like to get some background by reading this guide: http://www.wiihacks.com/recommended-...g-wii-faq.html

    Follow this tutorial to softmod your 4.2 Wii:
    http://www.wiihacks.com/recommended-...tem-menus.html



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    Thanks for the reply but ... i am not playing out of region games I bought my Wii from the USA and the games from walmart . I think from hacking my Wii I changed the region and now it thinks im not USA.

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    american games wont work on an European wii.

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    Oh, I misunderstood when you said your Wii did not have a US location. You probably updated your Wii with an out-of-region game and have a semibricked Wii. Check here: http://www.wiihacks.com/recommended-...-do-about.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by gen3sf View Post
    Oh, I misunderstood when you said your Wii did not have a US location. You probably updated your Wii with an out-of-region game and have a semibricked Wii. Check here: http://www.wiihacks.com/recommended-...-do-about.html
    This happened to me once using iky cioscorp. I accedently ran the update on bleach versus crusade. semi bricked my wii because its a jp game. Lucky enough i had a recent nand backup.


    So as a suggestion OP. Bootmii + backup every month or 2.

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    gen3sf,
    thanks again for your help .. just to make it clear when I went through the setup after a format it did not have USA for me to select so I guess from hacking it before I fed it up and somehow took it out of the orginal region
    again thanks very supportive site

    HEROXOOT,
    I had an american version of WII .. somehow i messed it up :P

    HEROXOOT,
    thanks for advice i will backup

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    just a quick update .I can do everything but read disks

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