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Nintendo wii will not gain a wireless internet connection through our wireless router or the wi-fi usb connector. I run on windows xp and have aol broadband. I'm at my wits end! Please help!

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Did at anytime got any kind of connection through the wifi dongle?

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You need to go into Wii settings (use the home button on the Wiimote) and enter your wireless key. You should be able to find this key (a string of letters and numbers) on the bottom of your wireless router.

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Well i tried to connection my internet but it will not go


hi daphne, follow these steps it shud work
The Nintendo Wii system is changing
how people game by swinging people
into action with their motion activated
controlled. Share the fun of this system
by connecting to the Internet. Gain
more functionality out of your Wii by using it for things like browsing the
web, receiving updates, and
downloading games. Difficulty: Moderately Easy Things You'll Need: Nintendo Wii High-speed internet access Wireless router Nintendo Wii LAN Adapter Ethernet cable Router or modem PC running Windows XP Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector Instructions Connect a Nintendo Wii to the
Internet through a Wireless Router 1. Turn on your Nintendo Wii by
plugging it into a power source
and pressing the power button. 2. Press the "A" button on your Wii
controller to continue from the
warning screen. 3. Select "Wii" button in the left
hand corner of the main menu,
by using your Wii remote to
move the hand shaped cursor
over the "Wii" button and
pressing the "A" button on the controller to select the Wii
options. 4. Click the "Wii Settings" box on
the right. 5. Select the left arrow to scroll over
to more options. Then select
"Internet" from the list and
"Connection Settings." 6. Choose an open connection by
selecting the "Connection 3:
None" option, then the "Wireless
Connection" option, and the
"Search for an Access Point
Option." 7. Choose the access point you
want to use from the list that will
be displayed. Save the settings
by clicking "OK." Then click "OK"
to start a connection test. When
the test is complete you are connected. Connect a Nintendo Wii to the
Internet with a Wii LAN Adapter 8. Insert the Wii LAN Adapter into
the USB port on the back of the
console. 9. Connect an Ethernet cable from
your modem or router to the
adapter. 10. Turn on the Wii console. 11. Click the "Wii" options button in
the lower left hand corner. Select
the "Wii Settings" option by
clicking on the left square. Scroll
to list more options by clicking
on the blue arrow to the left of the screen. Choose "Internet"
from the list of options. 12. Select "Connection Status," then
"Connection 3: None" and
"Wired Connection." 13. Click "OK" to initiate the
connection test. When the test is
done you should be connected. Connect a Nintendo Wii to the
Internet through a PC 14. Insert the CD that came with the
Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector
into a PC running Windows XP
that is connected to high speed
internet. When the setup window
appears click "OK" to start the installation. 15. Choose your language and click
"OK". 16. Insert the connector into a USB
port on the PC when prompted.
Hook the connector directly to
the PC as ports on the monitor
and keyboard will not work. 17. Click on the registration tool on
the Windows task bar. 18. Turn on the Wii console. Click the
"Wii" options button in the
lower-left corner. Select the "Wii
Settings" option by clicking on
the left square. Scroll to list more
options by clicking on the blue arrow to the left of the screen.
Choose "Internet" from the list of
options. 19. Select "Connection Status," then
"Connection 3: None" and
"Wireless Connection." Choose
"Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector"
from the options list, then "Next"
to continue. 20. Return to your PC and you will
find your Wii listed in the
Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector
Registration Tool window. Click
on your Wii's name and select
"Grant Permission to Connect." 21. Return to your Wii and click
"Next" for the setup completion
window, and then click "OK" to
run the connection test. Tips

Aug 26, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Error code 209600


f you are attempting to connect your Wii console online using a wireless router and you receive this error :

Ensure you are using a broadband or high speed internet connection such as cable, DSL, or fiber optics. Slower connections, such as dial up, may cause issues with the Wii or may not work properly.

Ensure there is no interfering devices by shutting off microwaves, cordless phones, wireless keyboards, and wireless mice.

Diable your firewall settings, as it may be causing a connection problem.


Try changing the channel of your wireless router to either channel 1 or channel 11 which can increase download speeds. Be sure to test both channels to see which works better or faster.

If you are using a Netgear wireless router, disable the SPI firewall setting which is usually found under the WAN Settings of your wireless router.


If you are attempting to connect your Wii console online using the Nintendo Wireless (Wi-Fi) USB Connector and you receive this error :

If your PC is using security features or programs such as a firewall, antivirus, or antispyware, check all settings of these security features or programs to allow a successful connection.

You may try adding the following programs to your firewall list of "Trusted" applications

  • Nintendo Wi-Fi Connector USB (NintendoWFCReg.exe)
  • Setup.exe (when installing the USB Connector)
  • SoftAPInstDrv.bin
  • mdriver.exe

Temporarily disable your router's firewall which may allow the Wii console to connect online to recieve a system update. After, you may turn your firewall back on.

Jul 19, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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How do I connect my wii to the internet?


hello. good day. here are procedures i got from e-how.com hope this helps:

Connect a Nintendo Wii to the Internet through a Wireless Router
1. Turn on your Nintendo Wii by plugging it into a power source and pressing the power button.
2. Press the "A" button on your Wii controller to continue from the warning screen.
3. Select "Wii" button in the left hand corner of the main menu, by using your Wii remote to move the hand shaped cursor over the "Wii" button and pressing the "A" button on the controller to select the Wii options.
4. Click the "Wii Settings" box on the right.
5. Select the left arrow to scroll over to more options. Then select "Internet" from the list and "Connection Settings."
6. Choose an open connection by selecting the "Connection 3: None" option, then the "Wireless Connection" option, and the "Search for an Access Point Option."
7. Choose the access point you want to use from the list that will be displayed. Save the settings by clicking "OK." Then click "OK" to start a connection test. When the test is complete you are connected.

Connect a Nintendo Wii to the Internet with a Wii LAN Adapter
1. Insert the Wii LAN Adapter into the USB port on the back of the console.
2. Connect an Ethernet cable from your modem or router to the adapter.
3. Turn on the Wii console.
4. Click the "Wii" options button in the lower left hand corner. Select the "Wii Settings" option by clicking on the left square. Scroll to list more options by clicking on the blue arrow to the left of the screen. Choose "Internet" from the list of options.
5. Select "Connection Status," then "Connection 3: None" and "Wired Connection."
6. Click "OK" to initiate the connection test. When the test is done you should be connected.

Connect a Nintendo Wii to the Internet through a PC
1. Insert the CD that came with the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector into a PC running Windows XP that is connected to high speed internet. When the setup window appears click "OK" to start the installation.
2. Choose your language and click "OK".
3. Insert the connector into a USB port on the PC when prompted. Hook the connector directly to the PC as ports on the monitor and keyboard will not work.
4. Click on the registration tool on the Windows task bar.
5. Turn on the Wii console. Click the "Wii" options button in the lower-left corner. Select the "Wii Settings" option by clicking on the left square. Scroll to list more options by clicking on the blue arrow to the left of the screen. Choose "Internet" from the list of options.
6. Select "Connection Status," then "Connection 3: None" and "Wireless Connection." Choose "Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector" from the options list, then "Next" to continue.
7. Return to your PC and you will find your Wii listed in the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector Registration Tool window. Click on your Wii's name and select "Grant Permission to Connect."
8. Return to your Wii and click "Next" for the setup completion window, and then click "OK" to run the connection test.

Apr 29, 2011 | Nintendo Video Game Consoles & Games

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How do I hook my wii to my internet


Hello,

You can hook-up your wii to the internet through any of the below method;

Connect a Nintendo Wii to the Internet through a Wireless Router

* 1 Turn on your Nintendo Wii by plugging it into a power source and pressing the power button.
* 2 Press the "A" button on your Wii controller to continue from the warning screen.
* 3 Select "Wii" button in the left hand corner of the main menu, by using your Wii remote to
move the hand shaped cursor over the "Wii" button and pressing the "A" button on the
controller to select the Wii options.
* 4 Click the "Wii Settings" box on the right.
* 5 Select the left arrow to scroll over to more options. Then select "Internet" from the list and
"Connection Settings."
* 6 Choose an open connection by selecting the "Connection 3: None" option, then the "Wireless
Connection" option, and the "Search for an Access Point Option."
* 7 Choose the access point you want to use from the list that will be displayed. Save the
settings by clicking "OK." Then click "OK" to start a connection test. When the test is
complete you are connected.

Connect a Nintendo Wii to the Internet with a Wii LAN Adapter

* 1 Insert the Wii LAN Adapter into the USB port on the back of the console.
* 2 Connect an Ethernet cable from your modem or router to the adapter.
* 3 Turn on the Wii console.
* 4 Click the "Wii" options button in the lower left hand corner. Select the "Wii Settings" option by
clicking on the left square. Scroll to list more options by clicking on the blue arrow to the left
of the screen. Choose "Internet" from the list of options.
* 5 Select "Connection Status," then "Connection 3: None" and "Wired Connection."
* 6 Click "OK" to initiate the connection test. When the test is done you should be connected.

Connect a Nintendo Wii to the Internet through a PC

* 1 Insert the CD that came with the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector into a PC running Windows
XP that is connected to high speed internet. When the setup window appears click "OK" to
start the installation.
* 2 Choose your language and click "OK".
* 3 Insert the connector into a USB port on the PC when prompted. Hook the connector directly
to the PC as ports on the monitor and keyboard will not work.
* 4 Click on the registration tool on the Windows task bar.
* 5 Turn on the Wii console. Click the "Wii" options button in the lower-left corner. Select the "Wii
Settings" option by clicking on the left square. Scroll to list more options by clicking on the
blue arrow to the left of the screen. Choose "Internet" from the list of options.
* 6 Select "Connection Status," then "Connection 3: None" and "Wireless Connection." Choose
"Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector" from the options list, then "Next" to continue.
* 7 Return to your PC and you will find your Wii listed in the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector
Registration Tool window. Click on your Wii's name and select "Grant Permission to
Connect."
* 8 Return to your Wii and click "Next" for the setup completion window, and then click "OK" to
run the connection test.

Good luck.

Apr 19, 2011 | Nintendo Video Game Consoles & Games

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I am finding difficulties connecting my wii too the internet


Connect a Nintendo Wii to the Internet through a Wireless Router
  • 1 Turn on your Nintendo Wii by plugging it into a power source and pressing the power button.
  • 2 Press the "A" button on your Wii controller to continue from the warning screen.
  • 3 Select "Wii" button in the left hand corner of the main menu, by using your Wii remote to move the hand shaped cursor over the "Wii" button and pressing the "A" button on the controller to select the Wii options.
  • 4 Click the "Wii Settings" box on the right.
  • 5 Select the left arrow to scroll over to more options. Then select "Internet" from the list and "Connection Settings."
  • 6 Choose an open connection by selecting the "Connection 3: None" option, then the "Wireless Connection" option, and the "Search for an Access Point Option."
  • 7 Choose the access point you want to use from the list that will be displayed. Save the settings by clicking "OK." Then click "OK" to start a connection test. When the test is complete you are connected.
Connect a Nintendo Wii to the Internet with a Wii LAN Adapter
  • 1 Insert the Wii LAN Adapter into the USB port on the back of the console.
  • 2 Connect an Ethernet cable from your modem or router to the adapter.
  • 3 Turn on the Wii console.
  • 4 Click the "Wii" options button in the lower left hand corner. Select the "Wii Settings" option by clicking on the left square. Scroll to list more options by clicking on the blue arrow to the left of the screen. Choose "Internet" from the list of options.
  • 5 Select "Connection Status," then "Connection 3: None" and "Wired Connection."
  • 6 Click "OK" to initiate the connection test. When the test is done you should be connected.
Connect a Nintendo Wii to the Internet through a PC
  • 1 Insert the CD that came with the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector into a PC running Windows XP that is connected to high speed internet. When the setup window appears click "OK" to start the installation.
  • 2 Choose your language and click "OK".
  • 3 Insert the connector into a USB port on the PC when prompted. Hook the connector directly to the PC as ports on the monitor and keyboard will not work.
  • 4 Click on the registration tool on the Windows task bar.
  • 5 Turn on the Wii console. Click the "Wii" options button in the lower-left corner. Select the "Wii Settings" option by clicking on the left square. Scroll to list more options by clicking on the blue arrow to the left of the screen. Choose "Internet" from the list of options.
  • 6 Select "Connection Status," then "Connection 3: None" and "Wireless Connection." Choose "Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector" from the options list, then "Next" to continue.
  • 7 Return to your PC and you will find your Wii listed in the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector Registration Tool window. Click on your Wii's name and select "Grant Permission to Connect."
  • 8 Return to your Wii and click "Next" for the setup completion window, and then click "OK" to run the connection test.

Mar 03, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Error code 52030 Unable to connect to the internet. Nintendo wi-fi usb connector


the Wii may not allow the usb since you may not have a wire-less internet so the usb may work fluently but a router is required

Sep 30, 2010 | Nintendo Video Game Consoles & Games

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Is it not possible to use cricket on the wii?


From what I understand, having Cricket myself, no. Cricket is not compatable with any type of routing, and can only be used in the computer it is plugged into. I was hoping to get a USB capable router to plug my Cricket into and then connect the wii that way, and was told by Cricket it was impossible

Mar 16, 2010 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Cant connect wii to internet


The unit can connect to the Internet by utilizing its 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, which is built in, for wireless connections or via a USB-to-Ethernet adaptor for DSL connections.
For your wireless connection or Wi-Fi, the 802.11b Wi-Fi has a data rate of 11 Mbits per second and has an indoor range of 30m or approximately 98 ft. The 802.11g has the same indoor range, however the data rate is at 54 Mbits per second. If you have an existing wireless connection or are in a Wi-Fi hotspot, the unit will connect to your wireless connection automatically out of the box. If you do not have a wireless network, however, you will need to have your wireless network subscription done or set-up first. Once you have wireless Internet access, you then search for your access point, put in your security settings and you’re good to go. It would also be advisable to have a wireless router for this so that you won’t have to shuttle the connection between your PC and your Wii. wi-fi-usb-connector.thumbnail.jpgAnother option would be to connect your Wii via the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector. This accessory allows Nintendo Wii users who do not have an existing Wi-Fi connection or a compatible Wi-Fi network to create one through their broadband or DSL connected computer. This is inserted into your existing computer’s USB port and the Wi-Fi USB Connector acts as a wireless access point for the Wii. This allows the user access to the internet and to play Wi-Fi Connection games from Nintendo Online.
nintendo-wii-lan-adapter.thumbnail.jpgFor your DSL connection, however, you will need to have quite a few things. You can use a WII LAN adapter to connect your Wii to your DSL modem. You can also use a router so that you can use your PC and your Wii at the same time. With the LAN Adapter though, to use or plug in the Wii, you must disconnect your PC. This can be quite tedious since you will have to plug in and out your PC and your Wii every time you need to use one or the other. A LAN Adapter is fairly cheap, but if you get a router, your PC and your Wii can go online at the same time, saving you the hassle of connecting one or the other when you need them. You can then hook up the existing ethernet cords to the back of the router and connect it to the Wii via a USB 2.0 cord.

i hope this helps

Nov 05, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Connecting my wii to the internet


to connect your wii to the internet connect to the following link or read the following instructions
http://systemsetup.nintendo.com.au/Connecting_Online

to connect your wii to the internet you will need to provide a wireless internet access point for it to find. you will need:

a computer connected to broadband internet
a wireless router OR Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector OR Wii LAN Adapter
your wii console to be nearby all of the above

If you are using the LAN Adapter you must plug the USB connection into the back of your wii console and the other end to your internet modems ethernet port. (follow steps below)

if you are using a wireless connection follow steps below.

Turn on your wii and on the main menu select 'wii' in the bottom left hand corner
On the next screen, select 'wii settings'
In the 'Wii System Settings', click on the blue arrow on the right to reach the second screen of options. On this screen, click the 'Internet' button.
Select 'connection settings'
select an open connection indicated by 'none'
select the corresponding option, Wired or Wireless connection

Wired:
(follow steps below)

Wireless:
Select the corresponding option, Search for an access point or Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector
the wii will search for an access point, select the access point you wish to connect to, and save the settings

The wii will now do a test connection and do a system update, the wii will now use that connection point to acces the online services

hope i helped!!

Sep 19, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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Internet


If you have a computer, buy a nintendo wi-fi usb connector and install the software and then you can connect really good, or you need a router for your computer, (usb less expensive then router.) if you don't have a computer, then i can't help.

Aug 13, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

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