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Wii wont read discs

My wii wont play wii games but will play game cube games all of a sudden please help...............

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  • j-manntte Dec 26, 2007

    my wii plays gamecube games but not wii games i tried taking out the power cord and waiting it still didn't work then i called the nintendo people and they wont answer! what do i do?

  • gar08 Jun 15, 2008

    cant play games

  • msaccoach13 Jun 27, 2008

    my wii does the same thing i tried the second one but i doesent work and the disk works in my friends wii what do i do???


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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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Two choices. One: If your Nintendo Wii is still in warranty send it in for repair. Two - Open up the console and clean the lens of the disk drive with some rubbing alcohol and a q-tip. Then put the system back together.

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

  • Parker Drake Jun 26, 2008

    Hmm, it seems like I've found an easier way to clean the lens. Buy a disc cleaning kit that comes with a lens cleaning disc. Insert the disc into the console. Wait until it stops then keep powering it up and off every time the disc stops until the lens is cleaned. You should keep testing your game after using the lens-cleaning disc.

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Wii was working properly, but all of a sudden when placing any game whether old or new it reads 'unable to read disc, check the wii operations manual for help troubleshooting'


If you are getting one of the above error messages:
  • This message can display if you eject a disc during game play. If this is when the message displayed, make sure that you return to the Wii Menu before changing discs if you wish to play a different game.
  • If your Wii console is laying flat, it may be positioned upside down. Ensure that is positioned right-side up: the game disc slot should be above all three buttons and the SD Card slot.
  • Ensure that you are properly loading a Game Disc. insertdisccorrect.gif
    • If your console is placed vertically, the disc label will face to the right.
    • If your console is placed horizontally, the disc label will face upwards

  • Check our list of specific game issues to see if there is a known issue with that particular title.
  • If you know you are inserting the Game Disc correctly, but are still have the same problem with only one game (or if you only have one game), try cleaning the Game Disc by following the disc cleaning procedures (click here).
If the above information did not resolve the issue or it is happening with most or all of your games, a repair is necessary. Please note: So that our technicians are able to duplicate the issue, please include at least one sample game disc that causes this message to appear when played. Click here to set up a repair.

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Wii doesnt work with game cube discs


Have you got a classic controller, because this is the only way to play without the GC controller

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My Wii will not not read Wii disc's...HELP


Hello :

1:This message can display if you eject a disc during game play. If this is when the message displayed, make sure that you return to the Wii Menu before changing discs if you wish to play a different game.
2:If your Wii console is laying flat, it may be positioned upside down. Ensure that is positioned right-side up: the game disc slot should be above all three buttons and the SD Card slot.
3:Ensure that you are properly loading a Game Disc.
4: your console is placed vertically, the disc label will face to the right.
5: If your console is placed horizontally, the disc label will face upwards
6:If you know you are inserting the Game Disc correctly, but are still have the same problem with only one game (or if you only have one game), try cleaning the Game Disc

good luck .

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if its under warranty take it back to the retailer, otherwise i recommend you replace the disc loader assenbly and the laser. good luck.

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Try a cleaning disc. this may fix this issue. if the issue remains, it will confirm a major problem within the optical assembly. you will need to replace the optical assembly in this case. it has failed.

Contact Nintendo for the optical replacement procedure.

Jul 26, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Sent the console to Nintendo to be repaired.

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To play Game Cube games in the wii


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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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Wii "unable to read disc"


If Wii gives Unreadable disc, 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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If you have game cube games you may want to try them as well. If it plays the game cube games but not the wii games it sounds like the sensor inside is bad and you will need to contact nintendo so they can fix the sensor.

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