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Buzz & Not reading disk

Have not played in over a month, then today inserted disk and console makes a loud buzz and can not read the disk. It tells me to eject and power off then start over but did not work. I tried several games and had the same problem. HELP PLEASE, I just purchased Wii Fit and I am excited to play.

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Check to see if something might have gotten inside the cdrom player.

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If Wii gives Disc Read Error, first step you need to check is to try another disc or clean the exisitng disc. This will confirm that problem is with either Wii or Disc. If the console itself is giving disc read error then it needs to be repaired. You may check out DIY Wii Fix Guide, that will show step by step information to fix the problem yourself. It also gives information on fixing many Wii Related Problems, so its a kind of Wii Problems Reference Fix Guide..

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