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Wii Freezes at Stage Select Screen

Discussion in 'Brawl General Discussion' started by KumaOso, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. KumaOso

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    I've decided to get back into playing Brawl and when I decide to go to training mode, my Wii just freezes up and makes this loud noise and I can only turn of the machine by unplugging it.

    I don't have any issues with any of my other games, so does anyone know what's wrong? The only thing I can think of is that I had some disc read errors with Brawl in the past so that might be it.
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    The Wii tends to not handle dual-layered discs as well as the single-layered ones. At least, I think that's the case.
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    Do you frequently use texture hacks? Thats like the leading cause of premature brawl disk deaths.
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    The only time I used mods was Brawl+ over a year ago. Never used texture hacks.
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    try taking out any SD cards before you enter the stage select screen.

    I have Brawl- on my SD card, and, for some reason, whenever I leave it in the Wii and try to pick Final Destination, my Wii freezes.
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    I don't use B+ or B-, so Brawl doesn't really crash on me, unless I goofed up with my hack changes.
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    So I did some more work. I checked my data management and everything and noticed that the SD card's data, which had about 9 games, was not being picked up unless you went to the SD menu from the home menu.

    I checked the data on my laptop and noticed that I still had data from Brawl+ in my game. My guess is that Brawl did not take kindly to the mix of "legit" data and the mod data. Moral of the story: Don't mix the mod data with any other stuff or **** gets nasty.

    I put the disc back into the Wi and I get an error message, requiring me to turn it off. This time, all my VC games are on the Wii's flash drive.
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    It sounds like a software issue and not a hardware issue. When your Wii gives up on dual layer discs, you usually just get a DRE message, not a total freeze.

    I once played around with some silly Brawl hacks. Turns out they corrupted my save file for good so that the game would always freeze when I entered certain stages or listened to certain music. Luckily someone had made a fix that I could just download and restore my save file with. Maybe you played a buggy version of B+ and just never had your save file fixed?
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    Should I delete my save file then? Then again, my Wii will either not recognize the disc or give me the disc read error.
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    I don't think erasing your game data will fix up your disc problem.

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