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Connnection error 51330 on my Wii

I have just changed my internet connection to use a different router and I have the Error 51330 which I have no idea what it means or why it happens. My computer internet is working great and I called my Internet provider and they no nothing about this error. If anyone have any information of how to solve this please post it here!

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  • hiploy Nov 22, 2007

    my wii cannot see my trendnet wireless router. I could see my neighbour's router (locked)

  • Anonymous Oct 21, 2008

    yes i have the same problem. nothing tells you how to fix it



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One option is try choosing a different type for your password...i've had the same error before and what i did was to change the password type e.g. from wpa aes-tkip to wpa-aes passphrase (this option will appear during your wii internet connection set-up as you would probably know by now) and everything right after started to fall in place perfectly, just try what password type will work for wii started connecting to my router and never had the same error code ever since.

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Call Nintendo they will need to exhange your console. 1-800-255-3700

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I have been having the same problem as well with my Wii while trying to connect to my wireless router. I hope to share my experiences with all. Somehow or rather the wii only accepts wireless G bandwidth. If you have encountered any error, please refer to your user manual for the reference. Most of the time, its the inbuilt firewall of the router that is blocking the wii from connecting to the internet. There are some workaround to it.

You may wish to manual config the settings of the internet connection. You will need to acquire a few things from your ISP, 1) the proxy address and port number 2) MRU Number. for MRU number, its a number from 0-1500, this can only be acquired from your ISP. Tell them u need it to configure your third party router. they are more than willing to give it to you. For users that are based in singapore, the mru number for singnet is 1492, using port 8080. hope these helps.

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

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They won't know this error the error is on the wii, if you are using a wireless linksys router then the channel needs to be set to 11, fixed it for me, try changing to various chanles ad make sure it's set to g only, if you use mixed mode it will only work intermitently for some reason, if your using wired adapter I have no advice, i dont own one nor have i used one

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on Jun 14, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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I keep getting error code: 51330 when trying to connect wirelessly to the internet.

This was the information on error code 51330 on

Error Code: 51330
Unable to connect to your wireless network

Likely cause: It appears that the password (also known as a WPA or WEP key) entered into the Wii console is not the same as what your wireless router is set to allow.

How to fix: Make sure the password is entered into the Wii exactly as it appears in your router's settings. Security keys are case sensitive.

Don't know how to find your router's password?

Look for a sticker on the bottom of your router. Many routers provided by Internet service providers have their default password located on a sticker on the bottom of the router.

Jul 20, 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.
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Jul 05, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Error code 51330 came up while was trying to connect to wi-fi

There are a few different solutions for this problem.
First, try simply resetting your wireless router. If that doesn't work, try changing your router's settings so that it broadcasts on channel 11.
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Mar 06, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My wii connect 24 won't connect to the internet and it say error code: 51330.

It's a problem with your internet connection. It could be as simple as mis-typing on of the settings, i.e. the SSID. Otherwise try changing this channel your router broadcasts on to 1 or 11. It worked for me. Check out for more details about your router. Or for more details on the error number.

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Mar 02, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Wii code:51330


There are a few things you can try to fix this error code (51330):

  1. Set your router to Mixed Mode. It won't work on G-only mode.
  2. Set the channel on your router to either 1 or 11.

Let me know if this helps. Good luck!

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