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Brand new Wii - Will not read any of the disks

Just set up the Wii console.  No matter what disc is put in, the response on the screen is "Cannot read disc" Brand new console - brand new disc's.   What can be the problem?

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  • dcurci Jan 01, 2009

    No need to respond.  The console was "UPSIDE DOWN".  All is well.

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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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