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When i put a disc ...the screen goes black and then it says error reading disc please press the eject button and turn the console off. what do i do?

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You get this error when
Laser times out
or disc is not spinning

1 Check disc make sure its clean etc
2 put ear to wii and listen for disc spinning (if not laser or spinner can be bad)
3 if you hear spinning and it stops in a few seconds laser is probably bad or dirty ( if you can open system and clean laser if that doesn't help replace laser) If you cant seek repair tech help nintendo or otherwise





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The cause here is the Drive itself is ether dirty or showing signes of intermittency now the folks at www.videogamerepair.com can take this into consideration and have it repaired for you if its under warranty or not give them a try. Otherwise you might need to have nontendo get involved.

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Posted on Aug 03, 2010

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The disc will not eject and the wii says to insert a disc


Try holding down the eject button for at least 10 seconds after turning on the console. If that doesn't work (or you've already tried that). Try the following steps.

1. Unplug Wii from power outlet.
2. Plug in Wii again.
3. Press power button.
4. Press Eject button for at least 10 seconds.
5. If the disc doesn't eject try holding down the power button for 10 seconds and then the eject button again.

If that fails then either return the console to exchange for a new one or contact Nintendo consumer support. Info follows:

Nintendo Consumer Service Contact Information:
Telephone: 1-800-255-3700
Email webform: http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/webform...

I wouldn't attempt to manually remove the disc (by trying to disassemble your Wii) as it may void your warranty. It could simply be a faulty console in which case Nintendo should replace it within 2 weeks (according to posts I've read). It seems to be a somewhat common problem.

If holding down the eject button doesn't work, there's really not much else you can do. Sometimes unplugging and replugging does the trick.

I've had problems with discs not ejecting and some combination of the steps I wrote above solved the problem.

It is possible that you inserted the disc incorrectly. That would account for the error message "Unable to read the disc" or "Disc could not be read." But it should've ejected on its own.

Before calling Nintendo Service you can also see if their Support site has any solutions. Try the link provided in the source.

Good luck.

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Eject disc and turn off console


unfortanatly your right sent that to nintendo it has to be a factory malfunction

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1) Turn on machine
2) Open Tray
3) With tray still open hold the reset until the tray closes.
4) Tap the reset once.
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