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Cannot access internet with my wii because of my Router?

Help, I'm a parent that bought a Wii to my kids, love the games but I want to use our Wii point cards to download games but I cannot establish an internet connection with my wii? Why? I have a Linksys router and I am going crazy help

Please if you have solution, put it in '' solutions for dummies terms ''

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  • alvoy200 Jan 23, 2008

    Thanks nesfixxa400, will try the Lan, because I have changed the channel with no success, what I do not understand is that at first it worked fine, but then nothing, so I will try the LAN and will come back to all for the results



    Thanks a bunch!

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Another option is try choosing a different type for your password...i've had the same problem before and what i did was to change the password type e.g. from wpa aes-tkip to wpa-aes passphrase (this option will appear during your wii internet connection set-up as you would probably know by now) and everything right afer started to fall in place perfectly...my wii started connecting to my router and never had the same internet problem ever since.

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U can get a wireliss connector with a boot up disk for the wii that plugs in the usb on your compute after that its pritty simple to set it up the only thing is it cost 2000 points to get the internet
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Try changing the channel on your router (if possible) or when you choose wired or wireless connection on the wii try using the advanced settings option. Otherwise just buy a wii lan adapter from bestbuy and a really long ethernet cable from staples, that solved my wireless problem, but remember , just because it's wireless, it doesn't mean its better than wired.

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