Tip & How-To about Video Game Consoles & Games
The Wii is a magnificent product that rarely has errors but there is one error that seems to be increasing in occurrence, Error 003.
This error is not from something that the innocent user or buys has done but what has been done to the product prior to purchase. That is as long as they did not do anything to modify it.
This error originated from Wiis purchased on ebay from South Korea. The error would occur when the system was connected to the internet and updated. This error was created by Nintendo to disable the modified Wiis.
These modifications are illegal. The specific modification to the South Korea was to change the region of the system to make it think that it is from Region 1 for the USA.
Once this error occurs, there is normally no fix for it. There is one thing you can try. Turn the system on then hold the RESET button down for about 5 seconds. If a menu system unlike anything you have seen before comes on, then you have a recovery system installed into the Wii. You will need to learn it to fix the problem.
Even if you fix it, there may not be a chance to make it work correctly. Even so, this site does not allow for help with illegal activity and so the help stops here.
Posted by Erus on
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