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I had a power surge at home and it blew my wireless router and my Wii console. My Wii console will not turn on. Is there any way to reset it or am I S.O.L.???

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Can't connect to server. Error code 52230 comes up.


Here are some troubleshooting ideas:

Error Code: 52230
Unable to connect to your wireless network
Likely cause: Your router or Internet Service Provider is having difficulty assigning a DNS or IP address to the Wii.
How to fix: Manually assign an IP address and DNS to the Wii.

The address below will show you how to manually assign an IP
http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3068

Other suggestions:
  • Did this connection used to work but has suddently stopped? "Power cycle" your router by unplugging it from the power outlet. Wait a few minutes, and plug the router back in. Wait a couple of minutes for it to initialize, and try to connect the Wii console online and test for proper response.

  • Check for wireless interference, which can affect the signal strength to the Wii console.
  • What to Do:
    • Check the location and distance of your wireless router.
      The further a device is from your wireless router, the weaker it's signal strength will be. If your wireless signal has to pass through any walls or floors, this will also weaken the wireless signal strength. Move the router to a central location within your home and as close to your system as possible.
      Additionally, if your router is on the floor, moving it to a higher location can improve the signal strength.

    • Change the wireless channel your router is broadcasting on.
      Wireless routers can broadcast on a variety of channels. Sometimes a specific wireless channel may experience interference from other devices and routers nearby. How to

    • Move any metal objects or electronic devices away from your Nintendo system and wireless router.
      Metal objects and electronic devices may interfere with wireless signals. If you have any of these, such as filing cabinets, speakers, power strips, glass, or cordless phones, next to your system or wireless router, move them away.
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Sep 30, 2015 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Wii went dead after power surge


Hi,

Please visit the site HERE it.You will find a solution to your problem.

I would also suggest holding the power button on the Wii Remote itself to turn it on, or unplug your Wii Console's power cable and audio/video cable for 90 seconds. Then plug power in first, then AV cable.

Goolduck..

Feb 23, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Nintendo Wii Error Code 51031 This error code means that the wireless network...


<span>Nintendo Wii Error Code 51031</span><br /><br /><span>This error code means that the wireless network within range is not configured or is not compatible with your Nintendo Wii.</span><br /><br />-Make sure the router you are using is compatible. You can see a list of compatible routers by clicking <a href="http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/wfc/en_na/routers/index.jsp">here</a><br /><br />-Make sure the SSID(network name) you enter into the Wii settings matches the SSID of your router. This includes making sure capitalization, spaces, or special characters match exactly.<br /><br />You can log in to your router by going to the gateway address of the router(usually 192.168.1.1 and type this into your internet browser), and going into the wireless settings section. Check what the SSID is. This is what you should set on the WII.<br /><br />You can view my tech article on connecting and changing Wii network settings by clicking <a href="http://www.fixya.com/support/r9198848-connect_nintendo_wii_internet">here</a><br /><br />-In your home network, your router may not be assigning an IP address to your Wii console. Power cycle the equipment. Turn off all devices(modem, router and Wii). After 10 seconds turn on the modem, after 30 seconds turn on the router and after 30 seconds turn on the Wii. Try to connect online.<br /><br />If you are not using DCHP but instead have your home network setup to assign a IP address manually, you will need to setup the Wii with the IP/DNS addresses. You can set your manual settings in the Wii network settings menu. See the link above to my tech article.<br /><br />-Your router firmware may need to be upgraded. Visit your router manufacturers website and see if any updates are available.<br /><br />If after all the above steps you are still having trouble, you may want to reach out to Nintendo Technical Support at 800-255-3700<br /><br />I hope this article was informative!<br /><br />-G33k<br /><br /><br /><span>Keywords</span><br style="font-weight: bold;" /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Nintendo Wii Error Code 51031, Error Code 51031, Wii 51031</span>

on May 25, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My Wii was connected to netflix through my internet before and now keep getting error msg. Called netflix and it shows Wii is activated on their system but is not now connecting to my wireless router...


1. Attempt to relink your Wii to your router from the wireless menu in the Wii.
2. If (1) above does not work, you can reset your router to factory settings then attempt connection again. BEFORE doing this, hook your Wii up to the router with an Ethernet cable to make sure you have a connection and not a problem with your wii.

3. If you decide to do a hard reset, go to the Cisco/Linksys website for complete reset instructions.

http://home.cisco.com/en-us/wireless?referrer=www.linksysbycisco.com

May 09, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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The power button...console will not turn on. No


I see this issue on every site and Wii forum I visit. Considering how often I see this problem, I'm amazed Nintendo didn't address it in their FAQ on the Wii.

This is a common problem with the Wii. As I said, I'm very surprised Nintnedo didn't cover this in the owners manual FAQ, considering it happens almost every time there is a power surge or the power goes out, etc.

Even if it's hooked up to a surge protector, this happens. Power comes back on, but the Wii appears dead. It won't turn on, and the LED indicators won't light. If there was a power surge, or the power went out,etc...anything, this will happen. The problem is with the AC adapter,not the Wii itself.

You need to reset the AC adapter to get the Wii to work again. There is a circuit inside the AC adapter that needs to be reset. Unplug the AC adapter from the wall/surge protector outlet. Don't unlpug it from the Wii, it has to be at the outlet. You have to kill power to the adapter.

Unlpug it from the wall/surge protector outlet, and leave it unplugged for 5 or 10minutes. This will kill power to the AC adapter, and give the circuit time to reset. When you plug the adapter back into the outlet after 10 minutes, the red led on the front should be lit up.

Nov 16, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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I get error code 52131 on my wireless conection


Error Code: 52131 There appears to be an issue with your wireless router's firewall.


  1. Make sure your router is not listed on our "known incompatible routers" page, by clicking here.


  2. Try a "Manual Setup" with the Wii console (how to), using your network's IP configuration settings. To access these settings:
    1. On your PC, click "Start" and then "Run."
    2. Type "CMD" into the field that appears to open a new window.
    3. Type "IPCONFIG/ALL" and press "Enter" to display a list of internet settings. Locate the settings asked for by the Wii console during the Manual Setup process and enter them.
    4. Power cycle your router and modem by unplugging them both from the wall. Wait a few minutes, and plug the modem back in. Wait a couple of minutes for the modem to initialize, then turn on the router. Try to connect the Wii console online and test for proper response.


  3. Disabling your router's wireless security may help the Wii console's online connection. Consult your wireless router's manual or check with the router manufacturer for more details. Please note Nintendo provides these recom mendations as a resource to our consumers; it is up to each consumer to determine if adjusting their router's security settings are the right choice for their home network.


  4. It is possible that your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is not compatible with the Wii console. For instance, if you need to login with a user name and password when you try to go online for the first time after restrarting your PC, your ISP is likely not compatible. Please contact your service provider for more information.

Oct 14, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Wii console is fried from a power surge


OPEN IT UP AND CHECK THE FUSES PROBABLY IT BLEW UP ONCE U FIND THE FUSE SOLDER IT BY SOLDERING THE FUSE ON END TO ANOTHER JUST BRIGDE IT SEE IF IT WORKS

Jun 30, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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How to reset ac power adaptor on the Wii


Try unplugging your wii console's AC adapter for your wall outlet to reset it didn't correct this, then if you can, try using/borrowing another AC adapter and see if perhaps the power surge blew the fuse that is inside of it.

But if your Wii console still will not power up, then you will have to call Nintendo's 1-800-255-3700 (6 am ~ 7 pm Pacific, everyday) Customer Service number to set up a repair, as the power surge may have damaged something in your console.

Jun 26, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Guitar Hero World Tour for Wii won't load


Solution: Wii Console needed to download a software upgrade from the web to run Guitar Hero World Tour. Internet connection in our home is via a Linksys ADSL wireless router. Entered Wii Setup menu (select Wii button on bottom left of screen). Changed Connection 1 from None to Wireless. Wii picked up the SSID broadcast from the router. Did a Test Connection which worked. Wii Console prompted me to 'download Wii System Upgrade from Web?'. Clicked OK. Download took approx 10 mins. On completion of download Guitar Hero World Tour loaded automatically. Note: I have read that the Wii uses wireless protocol 802.11b. Make sure your router has both 802.11g and 802.11b enabled or 802.11b only for the duration of the download. Best of luck.

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