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It got stuck when beginning a game

I got my Wii today, and the shop gave me 4 free games. The machine can read the cd at the menu, but when I click on the game, most of the time it just give a blank screen. I did the old-unplug-and-replug and keep on trying the cd until the machines agree to swallow and read it. But wont this damage the machine? Please help me!!! *btw, Im not a gamer and I will not understand any jargons.

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Sounds like you're using the wrong video setting, from the Wii channels menu select the circular button with Wii written in it in the bottom left corner of the screen, now select Wii Settings, select Screen and then select TV Type. If TV Type is set to EDTV/HDTV (480p) you need to have the Wii connected to your TV via a component or D-sub (Japanese type) cable. If your Wii is connected to the TV by a SCART or composite cable you will need to choose either 50Hz (576i) if you are in the UK or 60Hz (480i) if you are in the US. Once you have chosen the correct format select Confirm. You will be back at the Screen Menu so select Widescreen Settings and choose the correct setting for your TV and select confirm. Click back to go back to the Wii settings menu, in the top right corner of the Wii System Settings 1 menu you will see the version number for the firmware loaded on to your Wii in the form of Ver. X.Xx and should be Ver. 3.0 followed by a letter that denotes region. If you do not have Ver. 3.0 firmware click the right arrow on screen to go to Wii System Settings 2 and select Internet, then select Connection settings and select a connection to set-up your network/internet connection, once your Wii test's the internet connection it will automatically search for the latest Wii update. If you have already set-up your internet connection go back to the Wii System Settings 2 page and again select the right arrow to go to Wii System Settings 3 and select Wii System Update. If non of this resolves the issue message back.

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Go to the shop and tell them ur problem and get a exchange

Posted on Sep 03, 2007


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