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Got an american wii console and cant use disc's from kenya or dubai

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You will need to install the Homebrew Channel with Gecko OS to play games from different regions. Here's a great guide on install the two apps on your Wii (and it's FREE! :)
http://www.wiilovemario.com/The-most-up-to-date-Wii-Homebrew-and-Backup-tutorials-known-to-mankind

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I can't imagine why an american would want so many different discs but maybe try soft modding your wii? just a thought, that way you can play any region games read these three pages they should help. and remember soft modding is free so don't be tricked into paying for it.

http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Homebrew_setup

http://wiibrew.org/wiki/Main_Page

Homebrew channel

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The discs could not be read and they have no scratches and look fine then


The Wii console will not play game discs (disc is not recognized)
System displays either error message "Unable to read disc" or "Disc could not be read"
 

Note

Wii Game Discs are region locked, and can only be played on hardware from the same country where the game was released. (A European game cannot be played on a North American system, for example.)
 

What To Do:

The Wii console is only compatible with Wii and GameCube discs. It is not compatible with DVDs or discs made for other home consoles. Verify that the disc you are inserting is compatible with the Wii system.
An error message may display if the disc is ejected during play. Return to the HOME Menu before changing discs.
Verify that the console is placed correctly.
If the Wii console is lying flat, the game disc slot should be above all three buttons and the SD Card slot.
If the Wii console is standing vertically, the power button should be on the top and the console should be in the stand. Note: Only Wii consoles with model number RVL-001 are intended to be placed vertically. (Learn more)
Verify that the disc is being inserted properly.
If the console is placed horizontally, the disc label will face upwards.
If the console is placed vertically, the disc label will face to the right.
Check the non-printed side of the game disc for dirt or severe damage (such as scratches or cracks).
If the disc is dirty, try cleaning the game disc. (How to)
If the disc is damaged or scratched, it will need to be replaced. Please click here for replacement options.
If the problem occurs with only one game disc, there may be a problem specific to that game. Click here to check our list of specific game issues.
Make sure only licensed accessories are being used. Unlicensed products do not undergo Nintendo's testing and evaluation process. They may not work at all with our game systems, and they may have compatibility problems with certain games or accessories.

Nov 17, 2012 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Wii Disk Error


Unable to Read the Disc" Error, or Disc Not Recognized (Will Not Play Game Discs) Situation:
  • The Wii console will not play game discs (disc is not recognized)
  • System displays either error message "Unable to read disc" or "Disc could not be read"

Important!
  • If this problem happens very infrequently, it is normal and does not indicate a problem. A Wii Lens Cleaning Kit can be purchased to help keep the lens clean and prevent the situation from worsening over time.

  • Wii Game Discs are region locked, and can only be played on hardware from the same country where the game was released. (A European game cannot be played on a North American system, for example.)


What To Do:
  • The Wii console is only compatible with Wii and GameCube discs. It is not compatible with DVDs or discs made for other home consoles. Verify that the disc you are inserting is compatible with the Wii system.

  • An error message may display if the disc is ejected during play. Return to the HOME Menu before changing discs.

  • Verify that the console is placed correctly.

    • If the Wii console is lying flat, the game disc slot should be above all three buttons and the SD Card slot.

    • If the Wii console is standing vertically, the power button should be on the top and the console should be in the stand. Note: Only Wii consoles with model number RVL-001 are intended to be placed vertically. (Learn more)

  • Verify that the disc is being inserted properly.

    • If the console is placed horizontally, the disc label will face upwards.

    • If the console is placed vertically, the disc label will face to the right.

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  • Check the non-printed side of the game disc for dirt or severe damage (such as scratches or cracks).

    • If the disc is dirty, try cleaning the game disc. (How to)

    • If the disc is damaged or scratched, it will need to be replaced. Please click here for replacement options.

  • If the problem occurs with only one game disc, there may be a problem specific to that game. Click here to check our list of specific game issues.

  • Make sure only licensed accessories are being used. Unlicensed products do not undergo Nintendo's testing and evaluation process. They may not work at all with our game systems, and they may have compatibility problems with certain games or accessories.


Situation Not Resolved:

How many games does this occur with?

Mar 17, 2012 | Nintendo Wii Console

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I stay in India and bought a wii console from Singapore . Recently bought Mariokart game ( with Wheel ) from Dubai duty free . The wii console cannot read the disc - what can i do to make it work ?


If the disk is dirty, you may try to clean it. Rub a small amount of toothpaste gel onto the disk with your fingers, rinse with luke warm water, and dry thoroughly before putting back into your Wii.
Verify the problem isn't with the Wii itself. Make sure that the Wii you purchased will play a different game. (Wii Sports would work fine.)
If the game disk is a pirated or burned copy your Wii has to be modified to read those disks.

Apr 10, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Can i use a american wii in uk? do i use a convertor or a uk ac adapter would do? thanks


You will not be able to play any UK games on the wii if it is american unless you have a swap disc like freeloader:

http://uk.codejunkies.com/Products/Wii-FreeLoader__EF000595.aspx

I'm not sure if you'd need a US version of this disc though to do so.

Dec 31, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My wii console wont take any disks.I try to put the disk in but it wont go in. The light lights up but nothing happens after that.Everything else works, like it will go to the menu screen but i cant play...


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.........






Mar 04, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Wii won't read new american idol encore 2 karaoke disc?


If the disc channel appears empty you just need to click on it and install the update when prompted, you will then see a picture icon like you do for other games.

Jan 01, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Cant read disc


push and hold power button for about 20 minutes this worked for me

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Wii disc stuck


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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American wii game on uk console


u cant out of region on wii console dont allow that need uk wii games only

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