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My game won't work when i go to the disc channel on wii!

I got a new game for my wii then when i try to play it it says it can't read it and check the nintendo booklet to troubleshoot on the disc channel. but when i put in another game it works fine.

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  • p_dobbins490 Apr 09, 2009

    I also have this problem all of my old games work fine even the kids games which are covered in scratches and finger prints work fine. first new game didn't work so I took it back and got a replacment I also bought a game for my son both of these games didn't work gave the error screen telling me to check the operations booklet. I have e-mailed nintendo support several times but no reply yet. I did install the latest update for my wii could this be the problem?. I have NOT chiped or modded the console in anyway and all my games are originals. the games that don't work are Lego indiana Jones and Diego Dinosaur rescue. I have lego batman and starwars and another diego game and they work fine. hope someone can help

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I managed to get my new games to work by turning the wii over and blowing through the vents underneath and 'HEY PRESTO!' the games worked. it was still a bit clunky so it looked as if it was a dirty lens after all. I have now purchased a wii lens cleaner from ebay (£9 inc p&p) it is a nintendo product so it should do the trick. hope this works for you i'm just glad I didn't have to pay for it to be fixed.
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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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