I think my WiiU froze during the background update.

#1enjoinesPosted 12/4/2012 11:08:23 PM
So, as I wrote in an earlier post, I was Playing NSMBU when it suddenly froze on me.
Since there is NO reset button or hard restart option (that I know of) I unplugged the console.

Now, the console will not turn on and I assume its because that update was running in the background...

bad luck/ negligence on nintendo's part

Im gonna have to call them in the morning. I just hope they can restore the system and not give me a new one, I don't want to lose my saved data.

DAMN IT!! I trusted you nintendo >_< you are supposed to be perfect!

anyway. this is frustrating... at least it happened fairly early and not after the warranty was over.
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#2KazeKillPosted 12/4/2012 11:09:37 PM
well you did unplug it during an update.
how long did you leave it frozen?
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#3enjoines(Topic Creator)Posted 12/4/2012 11:15:14 PM
It was frozen for about a minute before I unplugged it.

I didn't know there was probably an update running though, what was I supposed to do?!

what's the protocol for a frozen game?
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#4KazeKillPosted 12/4/2012 11:17:49 PM
leave it frozen for say 20 mins before doing that. Unplugging should be full last resort.
Unplugging a system while its writing to the memory can cause bigger errors than a brick.
You could have corrupted the entire NAND.
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#5HykCraftPosted 12/4/2012 11:18:08 PM
lol

YOU DON'T UNPLUG IT!!

You can reset the console if it freezes...

You see the warnings like 3 times for the update and you blatantly ignore them lol
#6KazeKillPosted 12/4/2012 11:19:32 PM
odds are you aren't getting your data back.
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#7QaxPosted 12/4/2012 11:21:22 PM
You should've had mommy or daddy do the updating.
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#8Xeeh_BitzPosted 12/4/2012 11:25:21 PM
Qax posted...
You should've had mommy or daddy do the updating.


That was totally called for

/Sarcasm
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#9enjoines(Topic Creator)Posted 12/4/2012 11:31:29 PM(edited)
If anyone is blatantly ignoring things, its you HykCraft

If you read my post you can see that I was completely unaware that there was potentially a system update running in the background. Hence, I received no warning or message.

It froze on me during Mario.

I hopped on to the internet afterwards and found out there was an update running.

@Kazekill Leaving it frozen seems counter intuitive but I appreciate the info.
I guess I learned my lesson.
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#10enjoines(Topic Creator)Posted 12/4/2012 11:29:27 PM
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