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Wii controller is not working. Have put in new batteries and the lights on the handset are flashing but cannot get the cursor or games to work

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  • wiiboy07 Mar 06, 2008

    when i play any of my wii games the buttons work but when i try to swing the bat or anything else it acks like its off

  • kidsx4 Jan 27, 2009

    my wii controllers all flash blue cant get them to work at all it

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Press the sync under the cover of the box and then on the remote under the battery cover press the button

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  • Check the battery power level by turning off the Wii console, then opening the battery cover of the Wii Remote. Press and release the red "SYNC" button to check battery strength. The number of lights flashing indicates the Wii Remote's battery strength. Four flashing lights indicates full strength. Our experience has shown that as your battery strength decreases to one (1) or less lights flashing, the cursor may not appear. For troubleshooting, if possible, try using fresh batteries so that all four lights illuminate. For guidelines on using batteries, please click here. If after inserting brand new batteries, you are still seeing less than all four LEDs flash, then your Wii Remote will need to be repaired. Please click here for repair information.

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