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Can not read disc

We have had our wii for a year now with very few problems. We just got five brand new games for our system. Everytime we put in a new game it would come up on the screen saying...can not read dics..turn off power. After shutting it off and on about three times AND then unplugging and then plugging it all back in, it usually will work. Why is this??? We are putting the disc in correctly and they can't be dirty since they are brand new.....Getting frustrated.

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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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