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Nintendo Wii freezing up

Hello everyone. Got a Wii problem:

Every time I switch on my Wii, it freezes after about 5 seconds. The blue light comes on about a second before - showing it's due to a message that it freezes. I know that the message is a massive stupid chain email full of massive colourful text and loads of hyperlinks - because the same thing was sent to my email inbox. I guess that the message has taken up the Wii's memory or something, and the only way I can see to fix the problem would be to restore it to factory settings - but the Wii always freezes before i can get into the wii settings menu.

Would be great if anyone could help!
Thanks

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  • Ros11 Jul 09, 2008

    hmm don't have an SD card.. and as the Wii locks up once its seen the message, i don't think It'd be able to transfer to an SD card like that. Thanks anyway for the idea.

  • Kwekow Sep 05, 2008

    I updated my wii console and ever since i can't access the wii settings. It keeps on displaying a page saying a web address cannot be accessed and displays a link to go to the opera help web page but the link cannot be accessed? Ever since I can only play some games and not all. Please I need help. I need to finish my twilight princess

  • jbtthomas Nov 29, 2008

    mine is doing the same stuff

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    Yeah me too. The light goes from a dim blue to bright blue. so if i get an SD card will it stop freezing?

  • ToxicHerb16 Jan 17, 2009

    When I turn on my Wii, it's fine, but once I start it up by pressing the 'A' button and the Wii Menu comes up, it freezes after 3 seconds...

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There is a flap in the the back of youre wii open that

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I'm not sure that you can reset it to factory without using the menu. However if you have an SD card you might try putting that in. The wii might see that and use that as memory since the wii memory is full and boot up.

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