Tip & How-To about Nintendo Wii Console

Common Fixes for Wii

Almost every Wii problem can be solved with a few troubleshooting techniques. The first of which is to unplug the power cord from both the power outlet and your Wii console. This is a particularly useful fix when the following error message appears on-screen: 'Error Occurred. Press the Eject button and remove the disc. Turn the power off and follow the instructions in the console manual' Also, check the disc to see if it is dirty or scratched. Even if it isn't, clean it with a warm, damp rag. If you are having trouble with your Wii remote, check the battery level by pressing the 'home' key on the front of the Wii remote. The 'home' key has a symbol of a small house and brings up a menu that shows the battery level of your Wii remotes. If the battery level on your Wii remote is fine, hold down the sync buttons on both the Wii console and Wii remote. The sync button on the Wii console is located underneath the plastic flap on the front (just below the power button) and the sync button on the Wii remote is located under the battery cover (just above the batteries.) Both buttons are red and have the word 'sync' on them, so they should be fairly easy to find. Hold both buttons for about five seconds or until the 4 lights on the Wii remote flash. Wait a couple seconds and your Wii remote should be re-synced.

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