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Connecting the wii to the internet

Where do i find my password or key 2 connect the wii to the internet - helpppppp

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    I had my Wii on Internet and it was working fine. Now, it won't let me. I need some help.

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If you have forgotten the security key you can simply hold the reset button in the wireless router for 30 seconds to restore it to defaults, this will remove the key code and you should be albe to connect with wii but so will be anyone else who happens to come nearby the house.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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I cant get my wi to connect to the internet


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. Now, select "Wii Settings" to access the "Wii System Settings" menu.Using the arrow on the right side of the screen, scroll to page two and select "Internet." Select "Connection 1: None"(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."(Are you using a wired Internet connection to your Wii console Select "OK" and the Wii will display all the wireless networks it finds.Select the wireless network that is yours. (If you're not sure which is yours, or you don't see any wireless networks, Asked to enter a security key? If you are prompted to "Enter the Password or Key," then the wireless network you are trying to connect to has wireless security turned on. You will need to type in your security key or password and select "OK."Select "OK," "Save Settings," and then "Yes."
The Wii console will run a connection test with your wireless network when the test is completed. You should see the following screen:OR Go to this link http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/getOnline/index.jsp

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I need help setting up internet connection


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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. Now, select "Wii Settings" to access the "Wii System Settings" menu.Using the arrow on the right side of the screen, scroll to page two and select "Internet." Select "Connection 1: None"(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."(Are you using a wired Internet connection to your Wii console Select "OK" and the Wii will display all the wireless networks it finds.Select the wireless network that is yours. (If you're not sure which is yours, or you don't see any wireless networks, Asked to enter a security key? If you are prompted to "Enter the Password or Key," then the wireless network you are trying to connect to has wireless security turned on. You will need to type in your security key or password and select "OK."Select "OK," "Save Settings," and then "Yes."
The Wii console will run a connection test with your wireless network when the test is completed. You should see the following screen:OR Go to this link http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/getOnline/index.jsp

Aug 14, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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How do you set up Internet on the wii?


To access the internet with your wii console you'll need either a wireless router/gateway, or a wii wired LAN connector.

1. Power on your Wii console
2. Access the "Wii Setting" menu by selecting the circular wii icon in the bottom left of the screen and then choosing wii settings.
3. Use the arrow on the right of the screen to move to page two, then select "internet".
4. Select "Connection 1 ' None"
5. Choose "Wireless Connection" (assuming you have a wireless router), then select "Search for Access Point".
6. Wait for your wii to scan, then select your wireless network, and if prompted enter your wireless network password/key. Then click "OK".

You should now be able to connect to the internet. If your Wii runs a connection test and it proves unsuccessful it will display an error code. If you get Error Code 51330 or 52130 this means the password you entered does not match the password on the wireless network you are attempting to join. A list of all other error codes and what they mean can be found here: http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/onlineErrorCodes.jsp

Jul 24, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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I have an error coming up on my screen for the wii saying unable to connect to the internet error 51330


The error 51330 normally means that the password or WEP key you entered to connect to the internet through the Wii did not match the one the wireless router needs to allow connection.
If you don't know the password, check to bottom of your router, it will usually have a sticker on the bottom with the standard password on it. This can also be marked as WEP key or WPA key. Enter that password exactly as it appears there, as it is case sensitive. If the password is correct and the problem still exists, try turning your router off, waiting 30 seconds to a minute, then turning it back on. Let it set itself up again, this will usually take a minute or two, then try connecting your Wii to the internet again. If the problem continues, try altering your routers wireless channel setting. As most routers work on channel 6 by default, there could be interference. This process is different for each router.

Jul 13, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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I am trying to watch a movie on net flix, however everytime I tried to look for the internet service the following error comes up: Error code 51330 is unable to connect to the internet.


Hi there!
Error code 51330 on the Wii means that the password you entered into the Wii to set up your internet was entered incorrectly. You will need to go back into your internet connections settings menu on your Wii and enter the correct password/security key for your router. Please remember the security key is case sensitive.
Hope this helps!

Jul 05, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My Wii will not connect to my router. I have tried all the routerlogin.net and .com solution attempts. Also the 192.168.1.1 stuff. No luck. Netgear tells me I have to use their support tech at $69.995....


Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. If you want to connect you Wii to the internet wirelessly first we need to know the settings of your router. Listed below are the steps on how to access your router. You need a working computer connected to the router to access it follwed by the steps on how to connect our Wii.

How to access the Router:

To access the router page you need a working computer that is connected to the router. To access your router you need to use a computer that is connected to it. Open a Browser then type 192.168.0.1 or http://routerlogin.net. The Default username is admin and the password is password. Password is case sensitive.

Go to the Wireless Tab select Wireless Security under the Security Mode you will see there Network Key (Wep/Wpa Key) or Passphrase. The Network Key serves as a password or security code on your network to make it secure. Network Key is case sensitive.

Now that we have the information needed lets connect your Wii to the internet.

1. Select Wii Settings
2. Then Internet Connection Settings
3. Search for an AP or SSID
4. Input Security Key or Network Key
5. Test the Connection.
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Did this connection used to work but has suddenly stopped? "Power cycle" your router by unplugging it from the power outlet. Wait a few minutes, and plug the modem back in. Wait a couple of minutes for the modem to initialize, then plug in the router. Try to connect the Wii and test for proper response.

The Wii may have detected and set itself to the wrong security type during the initial connection set up. Try creating a new connection file and going through the connection process again but be sure that when the Wii asks for a security code, the type shown on screen (WEP or WPA) is what your router is set to. If it is different

Change your router's channel setting to 1 or 11. By default, most routers broadcast on channel 6, which overlaps with other channels and may be weaker

Don't forget to say thanks. Thanks for using Fixya

Feb 22, 2011 | NetGear WNR1000 Router

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How do I hook my Wii Console to the internet? I have a wireless router


Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. If you want to connect you Wii to the internet wirelessly first we need to know the settings of your router. Listed below are the steps on how to access your router. You need a working computer connected to the router to access it follwed by the steps on how to connect our Wii.

How to access the Router:

1. You need to know the ipaddress of your router. You can refer to the manual or check the Default Gateway of your computer (Make sure that you connect the computer to the router using an ethernet cable for you to get the Default Gateway). Click on START then RUN. Type CMD on the small box on the lower left of the screen. Type IPCONFIG on the black window and get the value of your DEFAULT GATEWAY (it starts with 192.168.x.x)

2. Open a Browser, Type the DEFAULT GATEWAY on the address bar of your Browser. It will ask you for a username and password. (Refer to the manual of your router or post a reply so that i can provide you the username and password of your router)

3. Go to the Wireless Settings Page of your router. Look for the SSID or the Network Name and the Network Key or Passphrase. You can personalize it so that you can easily remeber the details.

4. Make sure you connect to your SSID and enter the Network Key to make it secure.

Now that we have the information needed lets connect your Wii to the internet.

1. Select Wii Settings
2. Then Internet Connection Settings
3. Search for an AP or SSID
4. Input Security Key or Network Key
5. Test the Connection.

Thanks for using Fixya.

Feb 06, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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I do not know how to log on to my wireless router-netgear wnr2000 to make changes in order to operate my WII from it.I have gone to the support nintendo website and tried the steps to connect the WII to...


Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. To access your router you need to use a computer that is connected to it. Open a Browser then type192.168.0.1 or http://routerlogin.net. The Default username is admin and the password is password. Password is case sensitive. Go to the Wireless Settings Page of your router. Look for the SSID or the Network Name and the Network Key or Passphrase. You can personalize it so that you can easily remeber the details. Make sure you connect to your SSID and enter the Network Key to make it secure. Then connect your Wii to the router using that information.

Now that we have the information needed lets connect your Wii to the internet.

1. Select Wii Settings
2. Then Internet Connection Settings
3. Search for an AP or SSID
4. Input Security Key or Network Key
5. Test the Connection.

If you think this is helpful rate me and dont forget to say thanks. Thanks for using Fixya.

Feb 06, 2011 | NetGear WNR2000 Wireless Router

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Okay I enter my wifi password and stuff and when it is trying to connect it says.. Unable to connect to the Internet. Choose Internet setting and then confirm your connection. How do I do that?


Hi laurennajar,

If you want to connect you Wii to the internet wirelessly first we need to know the settings of your router. Listed below are the steps on how to access your router. You need a working computer connected to the router to access it follwed by the steps on how to connect our Wii.

How to access the Router:

1. You need to know the ipaddress of your router. You can refer to the manual or check the Default Gateway of your computer (Make sure that you connect the computer to the router using an ethernet cable for you to get the Default Gateway). Click on START then RUN. Type CMD on the small box on the lower left of the screen. Type IPCONFIG on the black window and get the value of your DEFAULT GATEWAY (it starts with 192.168.x.x)

2. Open a Browser, Type the DEFAULT GATEWAY on the address bar of your Browser. It will ask you for a username and password. (Refer to the manual of your router or post a reply so that i can provide you the username and password of your router)

3. Go to the Wireless Settings Page of your router. Look for the SSID or the Network Name and the Network Key or Passphrase. You can personalize it so that you can easily remeber the details.

4. Make sure you connect to your SSID and enter the Network Key to make it secure.

Now that we have the information needed lets connect your Wii to the internet.

1. Select Wii Settings
2. Then Internet Connection Settings
3. Search for an AP or SSID
4. Input Security Key or Network Key
5. Test the Connection.

Thanks for using Fixya

Feb 05, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My wii finds my wireless connection. but it is asking for a password or key to be entered, cuz my access piont is sucure. what can i do


You cannot connect to wireless internet due to wep key password because it is secured that requires password. try to connect to your home internet or unsecured connection

Nov 24, 2010 | Nintendo Wii Console

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