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Ok well the wii on the internet is grand I love it and so does my kids, so lets get you hooked up to the internet on your wii.

First off you will either need a wireless router to send the signal to your wii alot of the time I would suggest if there is any security on your router to take it off so that the signal is broadcasted automatically then after you get a connection setting it up to be on a secured connection is easy as it gets.

so if you let me know if you have wireless internet or not we can get you going in the right direction in no time at all

or if you want you can check out this from the nintendo website first and then ask any questions and we will hopefully get you going

http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/online.jsp

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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