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Wii USB not working

Hi there,

Just bought the new Guitar Hero and I went and plugged in the Microphone and it does not work in either of the USB openings. I know that a few months ago I played the American Idol game and the USB worked just fine.. Could they have turned off some how or could it be that the Microphone is bad??? Any help or solution would be greatly appreciated!!


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  • angeldee1980 Oct 28, 2008

    Blow into what?? The USB??

  • cookiecrust Nov 14, 2008

    Recently bought GH World Tour, am trying to use the mic, plugged it into the USB, but nothing comes up, the game's not detecting it. Help!

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008


    the same thing happened to me.My family and i were trying to play guitar hero world tour we just got it for christmas december 25,2008.But when we went to plug the USB cord in it went but it did not show.But then we got it to work and we could not find how to work where you even use it.Please,does anyone have aa solution to help me and my family to play as a band?Please somebody answer back with a solution.

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    Mic doesnt work

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    Yea, what is up with that?


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I had the same problem but i found out if you only have 2 remotes and you use them for the guitar and the drums the mic wont work.
you have to use one of the remotes for the microphone
first unplug your wii console then hook up the mic to the consol
turn the wii on and use the remote for player one to activate the game without the other instruments connected.
after you get the game started it will recognize the microphone. then connect the other remote to which ever instrument you want to use. you have to have three remotes to use the guitar the drums and the microphone

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From the Activision Support Site:

If your microphone is not working then please check to make sure that the microphone USB plug is firmly plugged into the USB port. If the microphone is firmly plugged into the USB port then go into the game and make sure that you are setting it up properly. The player using the microphone must have a Nintendo Wii remote connected to the console. Check your game manual for game-specific configuration settings.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

My best solution is to get a small fan and let it blow into it but don't blow in yourself cus you saliva can make it worse.

and if that didn't help use the back of a hair dryer if you have one.

if that dosent work then i can't help you

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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