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Wireless connection for wii

Just purchased wii and cannot connect to internet. I have wireless, local transimeter, at 9000 ft. No mountains in the way and I receive perfect reception on my laptop.Karen in Buena Vista, CO

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When you are not able to connect with Internet from Your Wii, means there is something wrong with the settings. You may go to Wii Fix Guide and check out the guide available there, This DIY guide will show step by step pictures to fix the problems yourself without any technical knowledge..............














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I am trying to get my internet connected to my Wii player. How do I do that? I do have internet.


Firstly, the Wii can only use Wireless Internet out of the box. If you have a wireless router or access point, you're good to go. If not, you can purchase a network adapter that connects to the Wii and allows you to connect a standard network cable to it. This can be purchased at most electronics and game stores.

If you do have a wireless router or access point, simply follow the simple instructions outlined at the following link:

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Wii says needs update in order to connect with Wii Store which would allow me to download NetFlix Ap. It is connected to the net but I keep getting error message that says update could not go through. It...


Hi there!
There are two ways to connect your Wii to the internet; you can connect to your wireless network (if you have a wireless modem set up in your house), or you can connect using a wired connection directly to your modem.
If using a wired connection, you will need to purchase a Wii LAN adapter and connect that from your WII into your wired router.
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Once you have figured out what connection type you will use (and if using a wired connection, purchased and connected your Wii LAN adapter) you will need to take the following steps:
FOR WIRELESS CONNECTION:
  • Turn on your Wii and click on the "Wii" button on the bottom left of the screen
  • Click on "Wii Settings"
  • Click on the arrow on the right side of the screen and select "Internet"
  • Select "Connection 1 : none" (if you don't see "None" in Connection 1, click the Connection 1 button, then choose "Clear Settings")
  • Click on "Wireless Connection" and then "Search for an Access Point"
  • Select "OK" and the Wii will display all the wireless networks it finds.
  • Select the wireless network that is yours.
  • If it asks you to enter a password or key, then your wireless connection is password protected and you will need to enter the password that was setup to allow access to your network.
  • Select "OK," "Save Settings," and then "Yes."
  • Your Wii will test the connection and you should get a message saying connection was successful.
FOR WIRED CONNECTIONS:
  • Connect your Wii to the Wii LAN adapter and connect that to your modem or broadband adapter. Please not that you will need to unplug your modem for a few minutes to reset the connection and you will also need to unplug the connection to your computer when you want to connect your Wii to the internet.
  • Turn on your Wii and select the Wii icon on the bottom left
  • Click on "Wii Settings"
  • Click the arrow on the right side of the screen and select "Internet"
  • Click "Connection Settings"
  • Click "Connection 1 : none" (if you don't see "None" in Connection 1, click the Connection 1 button, then choose "Clear Settings")
  • Click "Wired Connection"
  • Click "Ok"
  • Your Wii will now do a connection test
  • You should see a message saying the test was successful
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Where is the place you can put the internet connector in to ? is it on the back of the console or is it on the top i cant find it please help me


The wii does not come with an ethernet port (or place to connect to wired internet) built in. It's primary internet connection is through wifi or wireless internet. A USB adapter can be bought (like these) Those plug into the back of the console in the usb port.

Jun 01, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My wii keeps showing 51030 what does that mean and how to fix it to watch movies


error 51030
http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/wfc/en_na/ds/results.jsp?error_code=51030&system=Wii&locale=en_US
means that your wii is having trouble connecting to your wireless network.
please make sure that you wireless network signal is in range of the wii
setup your wii with wifi by going to the wii button on the home screen
wii settings> then page 2 select the internet.
go to wireless connection and connection 1 to setup your wifi.
search for access points and input the wireless security password to connect to the wireless network.
if this worked and you still get the error code please power cycle the wii and also check your wireless connection settings and any interference from other wireless networks. you may need to change the channel for the wireless network to 1 or 11.

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How to get internet in our nintendo


Hello,
Their our 2 options to connect your Wii to the internet.

The first option is wireless.
  1. Power on your Wii console and press the A Button on the Wii Remote to reach the Wii main menu. Use the Wii Remote to select the "Wii" button.
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  2. Now, select "Wii Settings" to access the "Wii System Settings" menu.
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  3. Using the arrow on the right side of the screen, scroll to page two and select "Internet."
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  4. Select "Connection 1: None"
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      (Don't see "None" in Connection 1? Click the Connection 1 button, then choose "Clear Settings.")
  5. Click on "Wireless Connection" and then "Search for an Access Point."
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      (Are you using a wired Internet connection to your Wii console? If so, click here for specific help.)
  6. Select "OK" and the Wii will display all the wireless networks it finds.
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  7. Select the wireless network that is yours.
      (If you're not sure which is yours, or you don't see any wireless networks, click here.)


  8. Select "OK," "Save Settings," and then "Yes."

The second option is wired internet. For this you must purchase the Wii wired LAN adapter.

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How to set up nintendo wii internet


  • 1 In order to set up your Nintendo Wii internet connection, you need to have high speed internet service, such as DSL, cable, or fiber optic.

    If you want to use a wired connection for your Wii, you will need to purchase the Nintendo Wii Lan Adapter and a long ethernet cable to reach your router or modem. The Wii Lan adapter is available from many sources for about $30 and the cable will cost you around $10 or more. If you want to plug in your computer and Wii at the same time, you will need a router. You do not need a router if you are planning on unplugging your computer when you use Wii over the internet. Honestly, wireless routers cost about $35 and don't require a cable, so I purchased a wireless router instead. Plus, I don't want an ugly cable running across the room.

    If you still want to use the Wii Lan adapter to connect to the internet, here are the steps to connect your Wii Lan adapter to your Wii game system:

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    Attach the Wii Lan adapter to the USB port on the back of your console.

    Connect the other end to an ethernet cable that goes to your router or modem.

    Turn your console back on.

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    If you are using the Nintendo Wii Lan Adapter to connect to the internet, follow this step. If you are connecting to the internet via a wireless router, skip this step and go to step 3.

    To connect your Wii via a wired connection:

    Go to the Wii Menu.

    Click on the round Wii button on the lower left corner.

    Click Wii Settings.

    Click the right arrow to go to page 2.

    Click on the Internet button.

    Click Connection Settings.

    Click Connection 3.

    Click Wired Connection.

    Your Wii will do a connection test and hopefully everything will be all set. You are now finished.

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    To connect your Wii via a wireless connection:

    Go to the Wii Menu.

    Click on the round Wii button on the lower left corner.

    Click Wii Settings.

    Click the right arrow to go to page 2.

    Click on the Internet button.

    Click Connection Settings.

    Click Connection 3.

    Click Wireless Connection.

    Select Search for Access Point. Click OK.

    Select the access point you want to use. Click Save and OK.

    You may be prompted to enter your password.

    Your Wii should now be all connected.





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