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Wii remote the main icon (hand) for the wii system is not showing up! i darkened the room, the wii scanner is where it has alway been and worked perfectly before, the wii remote is connected but the hand wont show up!

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  • reaganleaghc May 11, 2010

    try resetting the wii and switching the batteries on the remote and make sure your close to the screen



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Is your sensor bar connected to the Wii? Check the sensor bar cable for cuts or severe bends (like a V shape) as they might cause the detection problems with the Wii-mote. A cheap fix is to put lit candles in front of your TV and see if the Wii-mote picks it up then.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

  • crispy_ninja Jul 29, 2009

    Also try changing the batteries in the controller.

  • crispy_ninja Jul 30, 2009

    Your sensor bar is broken then. Call Nintendo. The same thing happened to me, Nintendo sell you a new one for 5$.


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Omg i dont kno how on earth but putting candles in front of the tv(so that you aim it at the candles.mine is a foot away in front of my wii-mote) IT REALLY WORKSS!!!!! thank you so much crispy_ninja!!

Posted on Jul 29, 2009


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