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    Thumbs up [SOLVED] Punch Out-- Black Screen with USB Loader GX

    Hi there,
    I've been working on getting my backup copy of Punch Out to work with USB Loader GX for a few hours now, but to no avail.
    Here is the problem:
    I load the game, and I get a black screen. Wiimote off, Wii on.

    Here are my specs:
    4.2 System
    Homebrew Installed
    USB Loader GX Installed
    ISO 36 rev 14
    ISO 249
    (and more, I can't remember them all off the top of my head but I swear I've got them all)
    I'm in the US and have a US Wii
    Using a USB External HDD formatted properly (all of my other games work fine)

    I've seriously tried everything I can think of, and everything that's been suggested via multiple forums. I've also tried loading the game with Neogamma and it won't work that way. I'd really prefer to get it working on USB Loader GX because I like the UI more.

    Yes, I have messed with the settings in the game load option, including forcing different video types, turning on/off vidtv, Error 002 is fixed (because it has to be for this game)...I've tried everything, I feel. I'm really frustrated about this because it's the first game I've had this much trouble with, and my husband really wants to play it!!

    Any help will be appreciated!

    [edit to add: Problem solved. After doing all that was recommended here, I went and got a new ISO for the game, and sure enough, it works now. Thanks to everyone who helped! Moral of the story: get your ISOs from reputable sources!]
    Last edited by Arcwin; 12-15-2009 at 02:12 PM. Reason: Problem solved

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    you might need to either get a diff ISO or check the IOS version that it needs and maybe you need to update yours


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    Try this! it might make the game work fixed super smash brawl with it

    most games starts working after installing hermes cios 222/223, have you installed that? if not follow the link below:

    GAF's Wii Homebrew Tutorial: Hermes' Ios222/223

    you can also download hermes-ios222/223 from usbloader gx site if you want but the link above ive sent is much clear and easy to follow.

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    I'm currently installing CIOS 36 rev 9 cause I heard that it would potentially fix it, but I'm also DLing a new ISO to see if that helps. The one I got before was from thepiratebay.org and I haven't really tested their ISOs that much, so who knows. Thanks for the tips, I'll reply again if I can get it working. =/

    "most games starts working after installing hermes cios 222/223, have you installed that? if not follow the link below:

    GAF's Wii Homebrew Tutorial: Hermes' Ios222/223

    you can also download hermes-ios222/223 from usbloader gx site if you want but the link above ive sent is much clear and easy to follow."

    Yes I have installed Hermes' Ios 222/223, but should I try loading the game with those Ios's instead? Or should I leave it at 249 when I do the game settings?
    Last edited by Arcwin; 12-15-2009 at 08:21 AM. Reason: Adding information

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    well its preferred to change to setting 222/223, but i just keep mine 249 i dont really change anything when i load my game, still works! keep your 002fix on.

    oh by the way once your done if it doesnt work , try the hermes and follow instruction properly first i did install it didnt work for me seconed time it worked, also remember to delete punchout if from hardrive and install it again to make it work

    dont download your softmods and programmes from torrentz sites its a big no no!
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    Cios38rev14 is in my signature and is the latest. Also ensure you have the ios the game needs. There's a link about black screens in the You Failed to Search link in my signature as well. Black screen usually means you need the ios.

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    Quote Originally Posted by junkmailturds View Post
    Cios38rev14 is in my signature and is the latest. Also ensure you have the ios the game needs. There's a link about black screens in the You Failed to Search link in my signature as well. Black screen usually means you need the ios.
    I tried to install the correct ios via that link (IOS53-64-v4113) using wad manager and it is not working still. I will double check that I have cios38rev14 installed (which I should, I only just did the softmod a week ago).

    If I already have cios38rev14 installed, should I go back and uninstall then reinstall, or could I install over the top? Or should I just leave it alone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magicboy View Post
    well its preferred to change to setting 222/223, but i just keep mine 249 i dont really change anything when i load my game, still works! keep your 002fix on.

    oh by the way once your done if it doesnt work , try the hermes and follow instruction properly first i did install it didnt work for me seconed time it worked, also remember to delete punchout if from hardrive and install it again to make it work

    dont download your softmods and programmes from torrentz sites its a big no no!
    Okay I'll try doing that too (following the hermes instructions and deleting the iso). I didn't dl my softmods or programs from a torrent site, just the ISO itself for punchout. I always get my softmod/programs from reputable places like wiihacks or the homebrew wiki.

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    If you already have rev14 no need to reinstall it. If you have the latest ios like you said and rev14 then it should work. If it doesn't then I would lean towards a bad download. This game isn't problematic and should just about launch itself.

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    Yeah that's what I'm thinking, so I'm trying to DL a new ISO from a "tried and true" site that I've gotten several of my games from--no more DLing from thepiratebay.org for games, that's for sure! -_- I appreciate all of the help from everyone, and if this new copy doesn't work I'll re-post. Thanks again!

    Oh, also, I know that you said that this is not considered a "problem game" but I just wanted to make sure that even on 4.2 it's not a problem game, right?
    Last edited by Arcwin; 12-15-2009 at 09:11 AM.

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