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Problems with Wii controller

  • Hi, just bought a Wii and we have 2 remotes. The first one works fine, the second one did but now, when in a game like Wii sports does not pick up movement.
The actual remote does however have full movement on screen when in menu mode - just in the game when it does not work.

Have tried it on its own and it is exactly the same as when working as a pair.

any advice would be gratefully received

col

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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2007

    The Wii controller will not pick up motion sensing. We have tried what the manual said to do.please help

  • mykacat Dec 31, 2007

    I have the same problem with my second remote. Tried deleting it from the system and reinstalling it but that hasn't worked.

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2007

    I have the same problem. I haven't seen any solutions posted yet thoe!! I guess just send back to manufacuter????

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  • rochdalecol Jan 03, 2008

    UPDATE



    Received an exchange at HMV for the dodgy controller. Nintendo have still to reply to the initial email from 2 weeks ago!


  • scattyash May 09, 2008

    ive had my wii and control for 6 days it worked fine and now there is no movement on my control, the buttons work and i can move it around the menu mode but it doesnt pick up when i flick it or try and play a game like tennis ect, any ideas

  • HDchik80 Jun 24, 2008

    I have the same exact issue. It will work throughout the menu, but not while playing any games. Glad to hear it wasn't just me! I will try hitting it. What's the worst that can happen.....it still doesn't work?

  • alliwantisu2 Apr 20, 2009

    i was playing my wii and it was working fine then we shut one of the controllers off and now i cant get my controllers to work. everytime i push a button the 4 lights on the bottom light up but it doesnt do anything. i cant even turn the console on or off with them. please help?

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Worked for me also!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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This is a bunch of hog wash!!!!!!!!! These systems cost way too much money to have to "SMACK" the remotes to get them to work! Unreal, let's all band together and complain to Nintendo. I'm at dslindahl@yahoo.com

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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I had this problemso i tried to  smack the remote into the palm of my hand! didn't work. so i smack the table top with the rubber boot still on the remote fairly hard. this did the trick!

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

Wii support told me to smack the remote into the palm of my hand! didn't work. so i smack the table top with the rubber boot still on the remote fairly hard. this did the trick! the tilt sensor in the remote sticks. common problem i'm told. hope this works for other users.

Posted on Jan 02, 2008

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Had the same problem as evryone else. Before packing it off to Nintendo I tried the 'hitting' solution first. This did the trick (though the wife was a bit startled when I said I was going to try whacking it in my palm first). Anyway though, this is the 3rd faulty controller (including 1 nunchuk) in as many months since buying the wii - surely Mario and the rest of the boys at Nintendo must do something about this ongoing problem.... anyone heard anything?

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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Hi try deleting controller from system. When done take batteries out for a few Min's then reinstall controller. these wii's seem to be a bit temperamental at times. See if this works.

Neil

Posted on Dec 25, 2007

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