Bricked Wii U. Users fault?

#1RhinoStregaPosted 11/17/2012 11:47:30 PM
If you turn off/unplug the Wii U while updating, it will brick your system. Now really, are people this ignorant?
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#2Paddle008Posted 11/17/2012 11:47:52 PM
#3WalkingLobstersPosted 11/17/2012 11:48:13 PM
shouldn't brick ur console lol. What is this? 1982?
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#4OtherSuperPhilPosted 11/17/2012 11:48:30 PM
You definitely never want to turn off any console or handheld while it is updating its firmware.
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#5huyiPosted 11/17/2012 11:48:40 PM
what if you get a power cut is it the users fault then?
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#6cjs177Posted 11/17/2012 11:48:42 PM
That happens with any electronic device and they warn you not to do it so its the users fault.
#7pizzaman95Posted 11/17/2012 11:49:12 PM
This is why you don't program your updater to wipe the current firmware before the new firmware is downloaded.
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#8Paddle008Posted 11/17/2012 11:49:45 PM
The update takes long enough that a power outage could brick the Wii U.
#9Thirdrail1Posted 11/17/2012 11:50:17 PM
My question is what happens if it disconnects while updating. Does it start all over at the beginning, or can the update be downloaded in increments?
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#10cjs177Posted 11/17/2012 11:50:44 PM
From: Paddle008 | #008
The update takes long enough that a power outage could brick the Wii U.

The update doesn't install until after it downloads.