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WII will not read disk

Nothing has been done to the unit itself, but for some reason it says disk not read. would you know why?

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  • William A. Davila Dec 25, 2008

    Getting message: "cannot read disc", Have done everything recommended both in the troubleshooting section of manual and in the troubleshooting page of Nintendo in the Web, and nothing happened...



    The worst part is that it is Thursday Dec 25 and this was my present for my three (3) granchildren!!! No stores to purchase another one today!!!

  • nomoneynomo Dec 26, 2008

    I also just bought a Nintendo Wii for my Kids' Christmas and it will not read the Wii sports pack that is included with the game. All other games that I bought for it work just fine but the sports pack will not work. Is this the one that isn't working for you also? I have heard that other people have trouble with this game. Is there a solution? It's a brand new game so what can I do now?

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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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