Question about Nintendo Wii Console
Help....wii is recognising my wireless connection. it is security blocked so add in the WPA2 secure key/password, but will still not connect. frustrating me.
There are three possibilites
1. The most failsafe encryption for the Wii is WEP. It probably has issues to confirm the encryption code
2. Your Wireless Router is not compatible. For some reason Wii hates Wireless N and pre-N routers. If you have one of them, make sure that you turn on the Wireless G compatible mode.
3.Your Wii connects but it is unable to gain IP address from the router's DHCP (automated ip assignment). So, you'd have to enter the IP and default gateway by hand on your Wii console.
You'll find those info from your Router's properties page.
It's a bit complicated i know... I hope I helped a bit.
Posted on Jun 16, 2008
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Power on your Wii console and press the A Button on the Wii
Remote to reach the Wii main menu. Use the Wii Remote to select the
Now, select "Wii Settings" to access the "Wii
System Settings" menu.
Using the arrow on the right side of the screen, scroll to
page two and select "Internet."
Select "Connection 1: None"
(Don't see "None" in Connection 1? Click the
Connection 1 button, then choose "Clear Settings.")
Click on "Wireless Connection" and then
"Search for an Access Point."
(Are you using a wired Internet connection to your Wii
console? If so, click here for specific help.)
Select "OK" and the Wii will display all the
wireless networks it finds.
Select the wireless network that is yours.
(If you're not sure which is yours, or you don't see any
wireless networks, click here.)
Asked to enter a security key?
If you are prompted to "Enter the Password or
Key," then the wireless network you are trying to connect to has wireless
security turned on. You will need to type in your security key or password and
Don't know your router's security key?
Let us help you find your router's security key. Select the
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Select "OK," "Save Settings," and then
The Wii console will run a connection test with your
wireless network when the test is completed. You should see the following
As long as you see "The connection test was
successful," the "Wii Support Code" does not matter and can be
The connection test was successful - Then you're almost
done! After your connection test, the Wii console will check if there is a new
Wii System Update available. Once you select "Yes" and "I
Accept," the Wii will begin to download any available updates. Click here
to find out what's next!
The connection test was not successful - If the test was not
successful, you will receive an error code.
Error Code 51330 or 52130: This means the security code you
entered into the Wii is not the same one your router is set to. Look in your
router's settings and try again. Please refer to step seven (7) above for more
All other error codes: Try our error code troubleshooting
where we have detailed information on many common error codes. (You can ignore
any "Wii Support Code" you receive on a connection test.)
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