Question about Nintendo Wii Console

2 Answers

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!

Posted by on

  • reaganleaghc May 11, 2010

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

×

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 51 Answers

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$.

×

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

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

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to use wii points


Here is step by step on what you need to do
turn on your Nintendo Wii Gaming System 2Make sure that your Nintendo Wii is connected to a wireless broadband connection. 3Go to the Wii Settings and follow the prompts under the Internet Setup screen. 4Once your Internet is set up and ready to connect and browse, return to the Wii menu. 5Point the Wii remote at the top right hand corner of the Wii Menu until the hand is over the Wii Shop Channel icon. Press the A Button to load the main page of the shop channel Once you are into the main menu of the Wii Shop channel, there are several options you can look at.

Jan 09, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

2 Answers

Made a loud noise and then wouldn't turn on t.v.


you need to reset the configuration and it also happens when the systems been on for a long time unplug the main power supply for 30 mins and try again. hope this helps and also try and clean the disk and let them dry.

Dec 31, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

My ******* wii remote wont work. It's synced and everything. I can enter the wii menu, but the hands wont show up on the screen. I am 4 ft. away from the sensor. I have no other infrared things and the...


youo may have a defective Wii remote, and you should take it somewhere like GameStop and have it looked at, or you should take it back to the store and exchange it for a new one.

Nov 14, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Remote Controller

2 Answers

Hand does not show up on menu


The main unit is not receiving the signal from the remote,
It can be a couple of things...

More than likely you have two remote handhelds. You may be using the wrong handheld to choose the options. Try the 2nd handheld.

Check to make sure the batteries are charged and handheld is ON

Make sure the receiver is in plain sight and not blocked

Aug 07, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

2 Answers

Cursor hand will not show up


Make sure you do not block either the sensor bar or the sensor on the wiimotes. Check all your connections in the back escpecially the sensor bar. If everything is all set you said it worked for your new wii system so im assuming your old one has issues. try all these out and tell me how it works out

May 25, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

Wii remote not working


Check the sensor position, whether it's on, and how far away you are from it Wii remote sensors a can be really annoying

May 20, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

Hand Controller Switch off


Hi--Thanks for your e-mail. I have found out the cause of my problem with the TV screen dimming after about 5 minutes when the hand controller goes off. It was me--by pure chance I discovered it was due to me turning on the WII console using the hand controller and not the "Mains" switch on the console, so when the hand controller switched off, the display on the TV went into "Standby". It even did it when displaying the Home screen so it was nothing to do with the game. All I did was switch on the console with the main switch and then switched on the remote, I left it untouched for about 20 minutes and it was fine.Perhaps this little tip might come in handy for some other "Twit" like myself. Thanks for your offer of possible help. Alan Marsham.

May 01, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

Controllers glitching on the tv


We used to have the same problem. We have our TV in the corner of the rec room, with windows on either side of the TV. Turns out that the sunlight coming in through the windows was interfering with the functionality of the Wii remotes. All we had to do was hang some heavy drapes to close while we are playing and that was the end of the problem. If you have any bright sources of light which might relfect in the Wii remotes or the Wii remote bar (receiver of the Wii remotes), turn them off, or block the light.

Thanks for using the FixYa Forums!

Mar 28, 2009 | Video Game Consoles & Games

1 Answer

Hand icon wont appear on the Wii main menu


Well, mabey your sensor bar settings are out of wack. You might have your sensor bar set to above TV but you actualy have it below. To fix it, I would move the sensor bar to the opposite position, go into settings and chanage the sensor bar settings to the way you want. then put the sensor bar back where you want it.

Dec 23, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

14 Answers

Wii remote hand not showing up on screen


on the front of the wii theres a red button you have to keep you finger on that for 5 seconds and try again this has to be done everytime u have to sinc a different device.

May 08, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Nintendo Wii Console Logo

259 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nintendo Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

Bee Santiago

Level 2 Expert

268 Answers

Raj Patel

Level 3 Expert

899 Answers

phil

Level 2 Expert

567 Answers

Are you a Nintendo Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...