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Disk Read Error

This has just recently started happening. You can play the game for about 10-15 minutes then it locks up and then a "disk read error" pops up and you have to reset the console. After this happens it won't read again until you turn the game off for at least an hour or so. When you turn it back on it will play for about 10-15 minutes and then the same thing. This is on any game you try and play. HELP!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    It has been sitting in the same place (on a shelf in the entertainmentcenter - next to the dvd player) since I got it -- this issue just recently started. Any ideas?

  • tdh792 Dec 17, 2008

    It has been sitting on a shelf in the entertainment center next to the dvd player since I got it. This problem just started recently. Any ideas?

  • tdh792 Dec 17, 2008

    I will try and see if that helps. What exactly burns out and can it be repaired?

  • beachdog1978 Dec 17, 2008

    I have played wii play many times :now my wii will not play that or the sports and the wii is not near any thing it plays all other games just not those two games





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If Wii gives Disc Read Error, first step you need to check is to try another disc or clean the exisitng disc. This will confirm that problem is with either Wii or Disc. If the console itself is giving disc read error then it needs to be repaired. You may check out DIY Wii Fix Guide, that will show step by step information to fix the problem yourself. It also gives information on fixing many Wii Related Problems, so its a kind of Wii Problems Reference Fix Guide.


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Make sure the wii is not sitting on the carpet. Also make sure it's sitting up in it's silver stand on a flat surface. Make sure it is not close to any other electronic equipment that are generating heat. A wii can overheat and cause all kinds of funny things to happen.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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    Frank Gant Dec 17, 2008

    Like I said, sounds like an overheating problem. Take it out of the entertainment center. Also you might try blowing out the dust from the back and bottom vents. Not enough air is getting into the wii and being in an entertainment center will do it. 90% of all wii's that I see burn out are because they are in an entertainment center next to other equipment.

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Fiend your solution direct from nintendo. Here is your solution....
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