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Wii console won't play discs. Error message occurs with all the discs. it tells me to take it out and consult my manual.

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Just on the off chance it may be
if the Wii is chipped hard modded not softmodded this can happen when attempting to read discs due to bad soldering.

other than that id say chances are the drive has had it
although it would be worth running a lens cleaner through it

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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