I have changed the batteries, unplugged/plugged the Wii, resynched the remotes, made sure the recieving bar on top of TV was in place. Still one remote works fine either as p1 or p2 while the other one will not show the cursor on the screen. The bottons on that one still work such as scrolling + or - or powering down.
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Your sensor bar is messed up a replacement on ebay is less then $6. Your controllers arent the problems. Also do you have the sensor bar ontop or bottom of your tv? Theres a setting on the wii to change the sensor bar from top or bottom of the tv depending on where youve put it. 99% sure its a bad sensor bar though.
Could be a couple of different problems. Have you tried a different remote? If that doesn't work you may have a lose connection. Try making sure the cable from your IR bar on the tv is plugged all the way in. If it is and still doesn't work then you might need a new IR bar.
If that doesn't work then it's in the console itself. You can try an update but if that doesn't work then you may need repair/replacement.
1. Check the batteries in the Wii remote.
2. Synch the Wii Remote with the Wii Again.
If you are trying to play as a guest. You'll have to let the Wii Remote that is partnered with that machine power it up, and then hit the home button on that Remote and you'll see the batteries aat the bottom of the screen.
Click the Wii Remote there.. and then resynch.
If using the Wii IR bar, ensure that it is plugged into the red socket in the back of the Wii and that the bar is setting on top of or below your TV. If you are using an aftermarket wireless IR bar, ensure that it has good batteries and is turned on.
Finally, be sure that you are standing about 3-5 feet away from the TV and aiming the Wii
Note that the buttons on the Wiimote are transmitted to the Wii console via Bluetooth, and the cursor position on the screen is based in the inputs from two IR (Infrared) lights that you can't see inside the IR Bar.
Cursor not appearing Please note that our experience shows that this troubleshooting is best performed using only one (1) Wii Remote at a time.
Some games do not use the cursor feature of the Wii Remote; Make
sure the game you are attempting to play uses the cursor by reading
the game's instruction manual. You can also exit out of the game
to return to the Channel Menu and use the Wii Remote to see the
cursor. If the cursor still does not appear, continue with the
Trying to use multiple Wii Remotes in the Mii
Channel or Photo Channel? These Channels only allow the Wii
Remote designated as "Player
1" to function.
Verify that the Wii Remote's pointer lens is free of obstructions
and contamination (stickers, heavy smudges, etc.). The pointer
lens is the tinted rectangle at the end of the Wii Remote.
Check the battery power level by turning off the Wii console, then
opening the battery cover of the Wii Remote. Press and release the red "SYNC" button
to check battery strength. The number of lights flashing indicates the Wii
Remote's battery strength. Four flashing lights indicates full strength.
Our experience has shown that as your battery strength decreases to one (1)
or less lights flashing, the cursor may not appear. For troubleshooting,
if possible, try using fresh batteries so that all four lights illuminate.
For guidelines on using batteries, please click
inserting brand new batteries, you are still seeing less than all four LEDs
flash, then your Wii Remote will need to be repaired. Please click
here for repair information.
Is the Wii Remote properly synced?
Press the POWER button on the Wii Remote to see if the Wii console powers
If it does, the Wii Remote is synced with the system. Please skip to the
If the Wii Remote will not sync, there is likely a problem with the Wii
Remote. Please click here for
If the Wii Remote will sync and the cursor still does not appear, try
another Wii Remote if possible.
If at least one Wii Remote is working, there
is likely a problem with the first Wii Remote and it will need to be repaired.
Please click here for
If you have only one Wii Remote, or none that are working, please continue
Make sure that the Wii Remote is being used between 3' and 10' directly
in front of the TV and that there are no bright light sources affecting
the Wii Remote's operation (review Game
Play Guidelines for more information), and
that the Sensor Bar is placed properly (see Sensor
Check the cord on the Sensor Bar for any frayed wires
or kinks, and verify that the Sensor Bar is free of obstructions.
Check the button functionality, and that the Sensor Bar is operating correctly,
by accessing the Wii Main Menu. Use the "+" and "-" buttons to scroll side-to-side
through the Wii Channel screens.
If you are able to scroll with the "+" and "-" buttons, but the cursor is
not appearing, then there is likely a problem with the Sensor Bar. Please click
here for additional Sensor Bar information.
If there is no response, there is likely a problem with the Wii Remote. Please click
here for repair information.