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Nintendo Wii - System set-up

When I get to the 'screen resolution' options, I cannot select the HD resolution...and it defaults to a 'standard' resolution....The result is a very grainy image for my Wii games. Can you help?

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You can only select HD if you have a component cable and not the composite cable that comes with the Wii.

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Got a brand new hdmi tv, hooked it up to wii, and the main screen is white, color is poor and cannot read anything


The resolution of your TV is over 720 pixels per inch (PPI)

The Nintendo Wii console can only handle 480 PPI

You may need to buy the adapter to hook the console to the HD components (R/G/B) instead of the standard composite (Y/R/W)

Here is one for cheap on Amazon:
480p HD Component Cable for Nintendo Wii

- Matt

Mar 01, 2014 | Nintendo Wii Video Game Consoles

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Well i tried to connection my internet but it will not go


hi daphne, follow these steps it shud work
The Nintendo Wii system is changing
how people game by swinging people
into action with their motion activated
controlled. Share the fun of this system
by connecting to the Internet. Gain
more functionality out of your Wii by using it for things like browsing the
web, receiving updates, and
downloading games. Difficulty: Moderately Easy Things You'll Need: Nintendo Wii High-speed internet access Wireless router Nintendo Wii LAN Adapter Ethernet cable Router or modem PC running Windows XP Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector Instructions Connect a Nintendo Wii to the
Internet through a Wireless Router 1. Turn on your Nintendo Wii by
plugging it into a power source
and pressing the power button. 2. Press the "A" button on your Wii
controller to continue from the
warning screen. 3. Select "Wii" button in the left
hand corner of the main menu,
by using your Wii remote to
move the hand shaped cursor
over the "Wii" button and
pressing the "A" button on the controller to select the Wii
options. 4. Click the "Wii Settings" box on
the right. 5. Select the left arrow to scroll over
to more options. Then select
"Internet" from the list and
"Connection Settings." 6. Choose an open connection by
selecting the "Connection 3:
None" option, then the "Wireless
Connection" option, and the
"Search for an Access Point
Option." 7. Choose the access point you
want to use from the list that will
be displayed. Save the settings
by clicking "OK." Then click "OK"
to start a connection test. When
the test is complete you are connected. Connect a Nintendo Wii to the
Internet with a Wii LAN Adapter 8. Insert the Wii LAN Adapter into
the USB port on the back of the
console. 9. Connect an Ethernet cable from
your modem or router to the
adapter. 10. Turn on the Wii console. 11. Click the "Wii" options button in
the lower left hand corner. Select
the "Wii Settings" option by
clicking on the left square. Scroll
to list more options by clicking
on the blue arrow to the left of the screen. Choose "Internet"
from the list of options. 12. Select "Connection Status," then
"Connection 3: None" and
"Wired Connection." 13. Click "OK" to initiate the
connection test. When the test is
done you should be connected. Connect a Nintendo Wii to the
Internet through a PC 14. Insert the CD that came with the
Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector
into a PC running Windows XP
that is connected to high speed
internet. When the setup window
appears click "OK" to start the installation. 15. Choose your language and click
"OK". 16. Insert the connector into a USB
port on the PC when prompted.
Hook the connector directly to
the PC as ports on the monitor
and keyboard will not work. 17. Click on the registration tool on
the Windows task bar. 18. Turn on the Wii console. Click the
"Wii" options button in the
lower-left corner. Select the "Wii
Settings" option by clicking on
the left square. Scroll to list more
options by clicking on the blue arrow to the left of the screen.
Choose "Internet" from the list of
options. 19. Select "Connection Status," then
"Connection 3: None" and
"Wireless Connection." Choose
"Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector"
from the options list, then "Next"
to continue. 20. Return to your PC and you will
find your Wii listed in the
Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector
Registration Tool window. Click
on your Wii's name and select
"Grant Permission to Connect." 21. Return to your Wii and click
"Next" for the setup completion
window, and then click "OK" to
run the connection test. Tips

Aug 26, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Screen is compressed both horizional and vertical


Hi Rod,
If you can still see/read what's happening on the screen, go back to the Wii Options screen, select "Wii Settings" on the right, click the Screen option, and make sure "Widescreen settings" match your TV (if in doubt, choose 4:3). Click confirm, then click "TV Resolution" and ensure it is on Standard 480i. With these settings, the Wii should be viewable on almost any TV.

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Wii console to Philips HDTV Connection not working


In order to use the 480p (HDTV/EDTV) resolution, you MUST be using the Wii Component Video Cable. Any other cable will not display the 480p resolution, you have use the 480i (Standard) instead. You can order the Wii Component Video Cable through Nintendo's Web site. Using that cable, you can select the 480p resolution. Hope this helps.

Jan 26, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Connecting my wii to the internet


to connect your wii to the internet connect to the following link or read the following instructions
http://systemsetup.nintendo.com.au/Connecting_Online

to connect your wii to the internet you will need to provide a wireless internet access point for it to find. you will need:

a computer connected to broadband internet
a wireless router OR Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector OR Wii LAN Adapter
your wii console to be nearby all of the above

If you are using the LAN Adapter you must plug the USB connection into the back of your wii console and the other end to your internet modems ethernet port. (follow steps below)

if you are using a wireless connection follow steps below.

Turn on your wii and on the main menu select 'wii' in the bottom left hand corner
On the next screen, select 'wii settings'
In the 'Wii System Settings', click on the blue arrow on the right to reach the second screen of options. On this screen, click the 'Internet' button.
Select 'connection settings'
select an open connection indicated by 'none'
select the corresponding option, Wired or Wireless connection

Wired:
(follow steps below)

Wireless:
Select the corresponding option, Search for an access point or Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector
the wii will search for an access point, select the access point you wish to connect to, and save the settings

The wii will now do a test connection and do a system update, the wii will now use that connection point to acces the online services

hope i helped!!

Sep 19, 2008 | Video Game Consoles

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Wii cant play the game


Hi . i have had this sorta problem when i play the resident evil game. I find that if you go to your menu on your startup screen and change the screen resolution it should work. some games require certain television res to allow play.

Feb 28, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Wii Black Screen


i put the wii on, powers up but i get a total black screen. wiimote does not connect either. what can i do to resolve this?
i have already disconnected all wires and connections, left it off for hours and tried putting it on again. no change. Black screen still remains. HELPPPP

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