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Can't get into wii settings

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Hi, bought wii on ebay, everything in jap speak, when i click on settings it tries to connect to jap web page, so i can't get into my settings, is there anyway to get round this that doesn't involve a hammer?

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  • djk32 no just stays on trying to connect to marc:jp/jp/jpn/index01,

    two hpyer links below for oprea, can find oprea anywhere to remove it, cant get into settings to configure internet

    Jan 13, 2008

  • djk32 yes it goes to the channel screen, but it is when you click on the spanner to get into the settings that it tries to connect to the internet, spoke to nintendo, they said it was most likley chipped and couldn't help me

    Jan 20, 2008

  • Mark Snell All the settings are local, so it shouldn't be trying to connect to a web site. Give it a couple of minutes.

    May 11, 2010

  • ammesag I have the same problem only that i semibricked mine with a latter version (animal crossing), so the updates available for download didnt work, i also dont have access to the setting thus i dont have internet connection to try and downgrade it. Does anybody know a diffferent way??.. im really desperate

    Jan 11, 2009

  • Anonymous opera??

    Dec 08, 2008

  • zatiel Guys...I have the same problem, but at least I still get to play games...but somehow it won't get fixed even if i put the internet Wifi thingies..how to fix?? argh...help nintendo =P

    Aug 28, 2008

  • tna83 Please shed some light to my wii problem.

    I have a US version
    Mod, I inserted a game disc and it automatically did an update then my
    wii hanged. I restarted my wii eject the disc then tried it again. No
    update selected the game and it hanged again. After another restart I
    tried my other game disc, it worked and I was able to play the other
    disc.

    My dilemma: I noticed that after the update, I can't access the wii settings. When I select the icon it follows an error page

    "
    You tried to access the address marc:FIX/US/index01.html which is
    currently unavailable. Please make sure that the web address (URL) is
    correctly spelled and punctuated. then try reloading the page.

    Make
    sure your internet connection is actives and check whether other
    applications that rely on the same connection are working."

    Aug 16, 2008

  • lrpacheco82 I got exactly the same problem!!

    I cant get on the wii setting....

    It opens two links to get on opera but nothing works....

    Jul 04, 2008

  • Cherriyaki Yeah, I have the same problem!! I don't know how to fix it! Is there a solution to this?

    Jul 03, 2008

  • fatshite has this problem been fixed by anyone as i messed mine up by using a freeloader disk and forgot to load twice so loaded the firmware from a pal mario galaxy lol so dunno how to fix anyone know

    May 06, 2008

  • Mee4 jeeez man, ive got the same problem..i cant access the settings at all now...anyone has been able to find a solution for this?

    Apr 29, 2008

  • turkiisthebe i cannot go to the wii internet configuration so i try many time but i won't work

    Apr 28, 2008

  • booboo62 brought wii fit shows up on screen but then goes blank i got japenese version anyone help cant get into settings either

    Apr 26, 2008

  • dahlnoob help please ..
    i have the same problem with my wii ..
    i cannot reach the settings...

    Mar 23, 2008

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Hi there, I have uploaded a file on the following link http://www.4shared.com/account/dir/5026890/ce5fe369/sharing.html?rnd=64 copy the file which fits your Wii (Japanese or US or Europe) and use Winrar to open the ISO file. Then burn the iso file onto a DVD with low speed like 2x. Then, insert the DVD into your Wii and play the game like normal, it will ask for software update and click yes. Then take out the DVD and check your Menu setting, it comes back.

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***** (this is me fixing my question) i have done everything hbokhary said- ive downloaded the japanese wii system menu update, burned it on a disc, and the wii dosent recognizes it. what do i do?

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  • buzzar
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  • Jul 30, 2008

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Yes it's a semi-brick,

I had the same problem "marc:EU/EU/ENG/index01.html" but I fixed it with the new Wii downgrader (Google it!!!).

I used this to downgrade to firmware V2.0 English and
hey- presto problem solved.

I then upgraded to a recent firmware using a game disk

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I have done everything hbokhary said- ive downloaded the *** wii system menu update, burned it on a disc, and the wii dosent recognizes it. what do i do

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Hi, i had this problem but it dons't solve.
i follow the step, and it say error eject disc and restart.
can anyone help?

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I have a question for hbokhary i tried downloading the file but it's not complete, has anyone else had this issue?

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Craig Underhill

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It sounds like you purchased a Japanese Wii that was intended to be used in Japan. As Tech Doctor mentioned, all of the settings are local to the Wii. You shouldn't have to connect to anything.

Also Opera is an optional channel (The Internet Channel). It may not even be on your Wii. When the unit is powered on, does it not go to the channel screen? If it does, you should be able to click the Wii icon at the bottom right of the screen to get to the settings.


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  • Craig Underhill

    Craig Underhill Correction: The icon you are looking for on the main page is not on the right, it's on the left. If I remember correctly, it looks like a wrench. Sorry I misinformed you on my solution.

    Jan 18, 2008

  • Anonymous
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  • Jul 17, 2008

What if we wer to have the chip taken out then start the wii to sort out the setting issue and then have the chip put back in im only tring to think of ways to get it sorted

  • Anonymous
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  • Apr 29, 2008

To fix the problem, you'll have to wait for a game to come out that has a newer version of the firmware than you have. Also the game must be the same region of your wii for this to work. It'll have to be a Nintendo branded game... and you might have to wait awhile for a game to come out with an updated firmware.

  • Anonymous
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  • Jan 20, 2008

It sounds like your wii is "semi bricked".
It appears your wii has been chipped and then had a firmware update which is from a different region than your wii was made for. Nintendo put firmware updates on some of their new discs to improve the wii's performance by updating the wii's operating system. If for example it's a chipped "pal" machine and region free enabled and you load the latest "ntsc" game that contains a wii firmware update it will overwrite the pal firmware with ntsc firmware which it's not designed to run hence the problems you have. Normally a pal machine won't play an ntsc disc and vive versa unless it's been chipped and region free enabled. Google the term wii semi bricked for more info.

I have question for hbokhary i download it, but i can`t open it with the 3.90 WINRAR

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