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When i plug in my wii the color is like black and white pretty much, ive tried plugging in the cords every way but it doesnt work..the tv color works just fine and the other game consoles ive plugged in work just fine.

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  • Is this your first time hooking up the Wii console or have you moved it to another TV or VCR? If so, please refer to your manual to review the step-by-step connection guide. Our experience shows that the majority of these issues can be solved by double-checking your connection and finding the correct Input Select for your TV or VCR.

  • If you have verified the connection is correct, and are still receiving a blank white or blank dark screen when powering on your Wii console, then the problem is likely with the system and it will need to be repaired. Please call Nintendo Support for repair options. 1-800-895-1672
    If you do not have a manual for reference, here is the set up info online: http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/setupAV.jsp

    Good luck! Hope this helps! :)
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