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how to fix a bricked wii


Q:What is a brick?
A:To brick a Wii is to damage the console beyond repair - as in 'A bricked Wii has all the electronic functionality of a brick'. To put it simply, fully bricked Wii consoles do absolutely nothing. The term is often used in situations where modifying a system's firmware (without necessarily making any alterations to the machine's hardware) has caused it to become inoperable.


Q: I've heard people talking about semi, banner and full bricks, What's the difference?

A: Semi bricks - Usually caused by installing an update from an out of region game. This is when a small error has occurred in the wii's system menu. If your wii is semi bricked you will not be able to access the Wii Settings.

Banner bricks - This is caused when one installs a wad that is corrupted or has an incorrect banner size. It may also be caused by installing Preloader on the wrong system menu. You will know your wii is banner bricked because when you boot your wii and it freezes after the health screen and/or say the system files are corrupted.

Full Bricks - These bricks are usually caused when the System's IOS is corrupted or uninstalled. The wii will either give an opera error or just a black screen at boot.

Once you figure out the type of brick you have then go here and read the faqs on how to fix it:
WiiHacks

Jan 02, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Error 003


Hi Raviraj,

THink you must have updated your firmware to 4.3 update and you must have got this error code 003

I hate to tell you, but your Wii has bricked. It is now inoperable. I guess you haven't heard, but the 4.2 update can brick even unmodded Wiis.

However, all is not lost. You can get your Wii fixed absolutely free.
Call Nintendo at 1-800-255-3700 for assistance on your repair.

you wii must be an korean wii and was changed by someone to be a North American Wii.
System Menu 4.2 bricks all wiis that have gone through that and gives error 003
there's nothing you can really do about it excepting calling the Nintendo service center.

Please revert me, if you need more assistance, i would be very glad to assist you more.
If you were satisfied with the solution please rate this sollution.

Thanks For using FixYa!
Vinod Kumar J

Nov 28, 2010 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My Wii is hung with the message 'Error 003, Unauthorised device has been detected.'Won't go away


I hate to tell you, but your Wii has bricked. It is now inoperable. I guess you haven't heard, but the 4.2 update can brick even unmodded Wiis.

However, all is not lost. You can get your Wii fixed absolutely free. Call Nintendo at 1-800-255-3700 for assistance on your repair. Source(s): http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems…

http://techforums.nintendo.com/nins/boar…

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/wii-fi…

Dec 05, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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wii sofmod semi bricked


To fix a semi brick or a full bricked Wii, you will need a backup of your Wii's NAND. Hopefully you made a backup of your Wii's NAND using BootMii.
http://www.wiilovemario.com/The-most-up-to-date-Wii-Homebrew-and-Backup-tutorials-known-to-mankind

Oct 07, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Wii lights dont glow after install


You might be OK. It sounds like the power brick died. The power brick sends only 5v/12v DC power to the unit. You most likely have fried the power brick and I would recommend borrowing a friend's to test. This should resolve your issue.

Feb 15, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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