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My nintendo wii wont load discs??

H,i all, my sons nintendo wii for some reason has now decided it cant read the games discs every thing else is working but this problem is really frustrating my son! Its not the discs as most of them are brand new and it has never been a problem before, all discs are loaded into the computer by me as my son is only 5 and i didnt want them getting scratched! Please any tips on how to get this sorted would really help.
thanks very much.

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  • k33gan07 Nov 12, 2007

    my nintendo wii started to be unable to read gmae discs. I was playing it one day and the next day I went to go play and the screen said that there was an error loading the disc. I tried all my game discs and none worked. Most of my games are brand new in perfect shape. If anyone can help, I would most appreciate it. Thanks

  • 29kay Dec 17, 2008

    i have same thing working fine last nite today saying cant read disc tried lots of other ones same thing.ive got my children new games for christmas which there not gona be able to play if anyone can help would be very grateful|



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Here's a page on the official Nintendo site that might help.

"Unable to read the disc" / "Disc could not be read" If you are getting one of the above error messages:

  • Ensure that you are properly loading a Game Disc. my nintendo wii wont load discs?? - insertdisccorrect.gif
    • If your console is placed vertically, the disc label will face to the right.
    • If your console is placed horizontally, the disc label will face upwards

  • If you know you are inserting the Game Disc correctly, but are still have the same problem with only one game (or if you only have one game), try cleaning the Game Disc by following the disc cleaning procedures (click here).
  • If after reading the above information you are still unable to play a game disc, please call 1-800-255-3700 to discuss available options.

Posted on Dec 21, 2007



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Is the game console in the horizontal position. If it is try putting it in the vertical position. My son's console stopped reading discs in the horizontal position, but plays them fine in the vertical. Go figure!

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