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HI THERE I WAS TRYING TO CONNECT MY WII TO THE INTERNET THOUGH WIRE LESS BUT IT TELLS ME I NEED A KEY WHAT KEY IS THIS AND HOW DO I GET IT

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Hi ELAINETONKIN,

The key is a setting from the WiFi connection your trying to use. If it is a WEP WiFi connections you need the WEP Key, which is a long string of numbers and letters. If you are using a WPA WiFi then the key will be your WPA password/passpharse. This can be found on the routers settings, or instruction manual for the router. If you have a PC or laptop that uses this connection then you would have already needed to enter the Key on there to allow you to connect.

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I am trying to watch a movie on net flix, however everytime I tried to look for the internet service the following error comes up: Error code 51330 is unable to connect to the internet.


Hi there!
Error code 51330 on the Wii means that the password you entered into the Wii to set up your internet was entered incorrectly. You will need to go back into your internet connections settings menu on your Wii and enter the correct password/security key for your router. Please remember the security key is case sensitive.
Hope this helps!

Jul 05, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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How to connect to the internet


the only way without buying the adapter is to connect wireless. First though you will need a router outputting your internet connection. once you have that follow these easy steps here...
http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/getOnline/index.jsp
or you can buy an adapter to connect the wii with a wire(cat5 cable)...
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hope this helps

Apr 17, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My Wii will not connect to my router. I have tried all the routerlogin.net and .com solution attempts. Also the 192.168.1.1 stuff. No luck. Netgear tells me I have to use their support tech at $69.995....


Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. If you want to connect you Wii to the internet wirelessly first we need to know the settings of your router. Listed below are the steps on how to access your router. You need a working computer connected to the router to access it follwed by the steps on how to connect our Wii.

How to access the Router:

To access the router page you need a working computer that is connected to the router. To access your router you need to use a computer that is connected to it. Open a Browser then type 192.168.0.1 or http://routerlogin.net. The Default username is admin and the password is password. Password is case sensitive.

Go to the Wireless Tab select Wireless Security under the Security Mode you will see there Network Key (Wep/Wpa Key) or Passphrase. The Network Key serves as a password or security code on your network to make it secure. Network Key is case sensitive.

Now that we have the information needed lets connect your Wii to the internet.

1. Select Wii Settings
2. Then Internet Connection Settings
3. Search for an AP or SSID
4. Input Security Key or Network Key
5. Test the Connection.
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Did this connection used to work but has suddenly stopped? "Power cycle" your router by unplugging it from the power outlet. Wait a few minutes, and plug the modem back in. Wait a couple of minutes for the modem to initialize, then plug in the router. Try to connect the Wii and test for proper response.

The Wii may have detected and set itself to the wrong security type during the initial connection set up. Try creating a new connection file and going through the connection process again but be sure that when the Wii asks for a security code, the type shown on screen (WEP or WPA) is what your router is set to. If it is different

Change your router's channel setting to 1 or 11. By default, most routers broadcast on channel 6, which overlaps with other channels and may be weaker

Don't forget to say thanks. Thanks for using Fixya

Feb 22, 2011 | NetGear WNR1000 Router

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Okay I enter my wifi password and stuff and when it is trying to connect it says.. Unable to connect to the Internet. Choose Internet setting and then confirm your connection. How do I do that?


Hi laurennajar,

If you want to connect you Wii to the internet wirelessly first we need to know the settings of your router. Listed below are the steps on how to access your router. You need a working computer connected to the router to access it follwed by the steps on how to connect our Wii.

How to access the Router:

1. You need to know the ipaddress of your router. You can refer to the manual or check the Default Gateway of your computer (Make sure that you connect the computer to the router using an ethernet cable for you to get the Default Gateway). Click on START then RUN. Type CMD on the small box on the lower left of the screen. Type IPCONFIG on the black window and get the value of your DEFAULT GATEWAY (it starts with 192.168.x.x)

2. Open a Browser, Type the DEFAULT GATEWAY on the address bar of your Browser. It will ask you for a username and password. (Refer to the manual of your router or post a reply so that i can provide you the username and password of your router)

3. Go to the Wireless Settings Page of your router. Look for the SSID or the Network Name and the Network Key or Passphrase. You can personalize it so that you can easily remeber the details.

4. Make sure you connect to your SSID and enter the Network Key to make it secure.

Now that we have the information needed lets connect your Wii to the internet.

1. Select Wii Settings
2. Then Internet Connection Settings
3. Search for an AP or SSID
4. Input Security Key or Network Key
5. Test the Connection.

Thanks for using Fixya

Feb 05, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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How to get internet.


Hi,

You can try to connect to the internet wireless using your wireless router however, you need to know the Network Name (SSID) and the Network Key of your Router. You can find that on the router settings page. Heres how you can connect your Wii

1. Go to Wii settings
2. Internet connection settings
3. Search for an AP (Network Name or SSID)
4. Input security key (Network Key)

Thanks for using Fixya.

Jan 24, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Im trying to connect to the internet, how can i do so? don't have a cable weir to connect so doing it weirless


You need to know the Network Name (SSID) and the Network Key of your Router. You can find that on the router settings page. Heres how you can connect your Wii

1. Go to Wii settings
2. Internet connection settings
3. Search for an AP (Network Name or SSID)
4. Input security key (Network Key)
Thanks for using Fixya.

Jan 24, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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I can't connect to the internet


If your trying to connect wirelessly you need to know your network name and network key of the router. Follow these steps:

1. Wii settings
2. internet connection settings
3. search for an AP (Network Name)
4. input security key (Network Key)


Thanks for using Fixya

Jan 24, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Have wire less internet trying to set it up on the wii have a error code 51330 . what should i do?


It appears that the security settings entered into the Wii console are not the same as what your wireless router is set to allow. which is most likely a wep key a 10 digit passcode to allow connection to that wireless router (most likely was incorrectly put in)

Jan 15, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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I'm trying to set up Wii with a wrtu54g-tm router. will it work? So far no luck. do I need a key?


Yes it will work, and yes you need to know your key (WEP) After you connect you have to download "opera" so you can browse the internet though.
Your network should appear on your TV screen and it will display your network name (SSID). Select your network and click connect. When asked, type in your network key. Your Wii will then connect.

Apr 20, 2010 | Linksys WRT54G-TM Wireless Router

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NINTENDO WII


Try this link it's nintendo's tech support:
www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/errors/index.jsp

Or this slightly less helpful database of errors:
www.wiierror.com/

May 06, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

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