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When I play a wii game, the cursor jumps all over the screen. I have replaced the batteries and it does not help.

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Hey cubbyandmel,

Nintendo has developed a FAQ and step-by-step troubleshooting guide for Wii controllers that you may want to check out if replacing the batteries has not resolved the problem. You should be able to find the FAQ using the link I've provided below, but before visiting the site you may wish to double-check your console's sensitivity settings. If only one dot (or no dots) appear on the sensitivity screen, you may be encountering hardware problems with the Wii's sensitivity bar. If there are more than two dots however, your Wii may be detecting an additional infrared device or heat source in the area.

http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/ts/wiiremote.jsp#misc

Hope this helps you out.

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Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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  • Is the Wii Remote properly synced?
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      • If the Wii Remote will sync and the cursor still does not appear, try another Wii Remote if possible.
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