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Wii doesn't work

We set up our brand new Wii, following all directions in the owner's manual. It won't take the disk when it's time to put one into the console. Then an error message occurs to eject the disk and turn off the system. We're concerned the brand new system is defective.

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  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    Same problem. We set up following the manual. When we tried to load the disc, it tried, sputtered a little and then spit it out, took it back in, spit it out again and that was it. We tried to power off/on and reset the system but still no luck. I imagine there's a problem with the drive and will need to return/send in for repair. This sucks, since it was a present for the kids and now we can't have fun with it.

  • stonewall135 Dec 27, 2008

    same thing happen. Present for the kids on X-mas, no go. Called 1-800 line and Nintendo is sending us a so called "Facorty Guaranteed" replacement.

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The disc sould be put in (power button on top) with the label to the right

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