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Wii controllers keep losing connection. What can I do?

I have a Wii and two controllers. In the last few months the controllers lose the connection to the Wii rather often. It's bad enough that we cannot play Mario Kart any more (because one player gets ...
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Can I convert my old Wii Points into a more useful form?

I have an old Nintendo Wii sitting in a closet. I vaguely recall my store account having a balance of a few hundred Wii Points. Can I somehow convert these points into credit for the Nintendo eShop ...
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Do Wii U Virtual Console discounts go off purchased games or games that are saved to the Wii system?

I have transferred my Wii information to my Wii U and was wondering if I can delete the Virtual Console games I purchased on my Wii to save space. Or am I required to download the games and keep them ...
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How to fix Error code: 221002 on Wii

I am trying to do a system transfer from my Wii to Wii U and I have to accept the User Agreements but I can't because I keep getting error code 221002. I've checked the Nintendo support website and it ...
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Is this (Wii) Guitar Hero controller normal?

I bought this Wii GH controller on ebay and I can't handle to put it together. My guess is that the neck is from another controller because the connection ports are totally different. Please tell me ...
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wii - Bomberman Generation doesn't play BGMs

I recently bought Bomberman Generation, released on 2002 for the Gamecube, and tried to play it on my Wii. The game works fine, but the BGMs that were supposed to play in cut-scenes, menus, etc, just ...
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How to get under the ring and use the tables, ladders and chairs?

My son has come to a frustrating part in the WWE13 game on the Wii. He is unable to get under the ring and reach for tables, ladders, and chairs. What buttons to need to be pressed to get through this ...
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Are all Wii WiiWare and Virtual Console games available on Wii U eShop?

Does the Wii U eShop contain all the WiiWare and Virtual Console games from Wii Shop Channel? Are there any such Wii games known to be specifically not compatible with the Wii U (e.g. with regard to ...
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Can the Wii U Remote Plus be used to play Wii games?

I have a Wii U console. I ordered The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess from Amazon to be able to play them on my Wii U, since I never owned the Wii previously, ...
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Are unofficial Wiimotes a good alternative to official Nintendo ones?

I'm looking for new Wiimotes, for the legacy Wii. My goal is to buy the 3rd and 4th Wiimotes for my console. These devices will be primarily used to play some games with children, like Mario, not ...
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HD TV and Wii connections [closed]

My Wii has Red, White and Yellow pins. My Philips LED HD TV has sockets as above. I tried all combinations of connecting the Pins in different sockets, always get "No Video signal" in TV. Can some ...
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Using a Wii/PS3 guitar heroes guitar on a PS3/Wii console

I'd like to know if there's any way to use a Wii guitar (drumset, etc.) on a PS3 - or a PS3 guitar on a Wii. Do I need any adapters?
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Will 3rd party USB-Ethernet adapters work with my Wii?

The Nintendo Wii console has an accessory that is sold by Nintendo as a USB to Ethernet adapter, for the Wii. The description of the item indicates it is for the Wii itself. I've realized these ...
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How many possible times can one play through Altered Beast?

My brother and I played through this and got part way through the second run before we died completely. Is there a limit on the number of play throughs, where meaningful changes will occur to the ...
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Which console to buy for Rock Band 3

I do not currently own any consoles, but Rock Band 3 looks so appealing for me that I am considering buying a console solely for that game. Discounting Nintendo DS, the game supports PlayStation 3, ...
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Can't restore my Wii: BootMii Won't Work

I am trying to restore or un-modify my Wii. When I try to start BootMii from the Home Brew Channel, I get only a black screen. Can somebody please help me? I don't know how the heck I would have ...
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How do you capture video of your Wii gameplay?

I'd like to be able to capture video of me playing games on my Wii, especially when getting past tricky levels so I can share my techniques/tricks with others. Obviously, I could just point a camera ...
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How do I know by looking at the Wii game case which type of controllers are necessary/optional and in what quantities?

I Have a game with a picture of a nunchuck, but it isn't required. Furthermore, it doesn't say how many you CAN use. I was led to believe that to play two players I needed two nunchucks and that ...
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Is it possible to merge a mii created on a wii with one created on a 3DS?

I have created a new Mii on my 3DS (not imported from a Wii) and set it up as my Mii-verse Mii. I was planning to copy my Wii profile to a Wii U in the future, is it possible to merge my Mii from my ...
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Transfer Mii from Wii U to the virtual Wii on the same console

I spent many hours crafting the perfect Mii for my Wii U console. Then I run the virtual Wii mode on that console. I was hoping my Mii would appear there too, but it doesn't. Is there any way to ...
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Does the Wii/Wii U sensor bar need to be plugged into the console to function?

Is the Wii/Wii U sensor bar a receiver or simply a transmitter? I'm running into the problem where I can't just run the sensor bar cord across the entire room to the screen, and I don't want to buy a ...
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How do I use Wii remote and other controllers for PC games?

Is there a device or adapter (similar to the one asked about here for the Xbox 360) to allow me to use my Wii remote and classic controller to control PC games?
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How can I start a GameCube game without using a Wii Remote?

Is it possible to just use the Wii as a GameCube without the need for a Wiimote (using only the Wii console and the GameCube controller)? If not out-of-the-box, what settings should I set, and will I ...
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WiiMote turns off in Wii Shop Channel

I have a Wii running system version 4.3U and two NYKO WAND WiiMote controllers. For some reason, when I open the Wii Shop Channel, the WiiMotes will instantly turn off. Attempting to turn them back on ...
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How to enable all the hint movies in New Super Mario Bros. Wii?

I've got all star coins (including World 9) but not all the movies from the castle are available. What should I do to enable them?
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How can I get my Wii online when a connection is through a sign in page?

I currently have an internet setup in my apartment that requires me to load a sign in page in my browser before I can access the internet. Problem is, I don't know how I can do this on the Wii, as it ...
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Would an old Nintendo Wii remote work with a Wii U (without the gamepad)?

I want to buy this Wii U I found on ebay but it does not come bundled with the WII U gamepad. Would I be able to use an old Nintendo Wii remote (with plus) to navigate the Wii U menu or would I need ...
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The Legend of Zelda (Original) Virtual Console can't select item to use on b!

I bought The Legend of Zelda for Virtual Console and my problem is, that I can't select any item on the B button in the subscreen. Of course I read the discription that says I should use the d-pad (I ...
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Can I transfer the data from my Wii to my new Wii U without erasing the Wii?

The Wii U can transfer data from an older Wii using a new channel called the "Wii U Transfer Tool" which Nintendo has made available. However, the instructions state that once the data is transferred ...
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Which Wiimote works best with Wii U?

I just purchased a Wii U (with the gamepad) and a Nyko Pro controller. The last Nintendo system I owned was Gamecube and as such I am out of touch with Wii accessories. I understand a number of them ...
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Is there a wristband-like controller for the wii?

We've been playing Just Dance and Wii Fit quite a bit lately and I was thinking a small wrist-band or watch type controller would be handy. The wiimote gets heavy for my 5-year-old and you really ...
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Wii controller mysteriously shut down when setting up the console

I bought the Power Ranger Wii game to play. I put the game in just as I do the other games and proceeded to go thru the steps of setting up the game to play. It said to hook up the nunchucks and ...
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I deleted a duplicate Mii from my Wii U. It was one that I'd imported from my Wii. Is it also gone from the Wii menu?

Somehow, I had one version of my Mii on my Wii, and one version on my 3DS. When configuring my Wii U, I used the 3DS version, since that was the only one I could import on initial setup. After ...
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Skylanders Swap Force, are wii and wii u versions the same?

For Skylanders Swap Force, are the wii and wii u versions the same? I know the wii version can be played on the wii u, but will we be missing out on the new wii u features, or is it the same release ...
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Wii Swapforce missing entire area?

My husband has the swapforce game for the PS3 and my son and nephews have it for the wii. My husband has areas that the wii doesn't have. For example when you jump (forgive me, I am a MOM not a ...
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Is it possible to connect an initially not-online profile to the Internet in Rock Band 3 for Wii?

When I first set up my band in RB3, I didn't have an Internet connection, so I pressed "Not online". However, I've now managed to get online but can't seem to find any way to change the setting. Is ...
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Can you import included and DLC tracks from Just Dance 2 into Just Dance 3?

My wife has been enjoying Just Dance 2 on the Wii since I gave it to her last Christmas, and has actually bought a number of additional tracks - enough that I had to buy her a big SD card just for the ...
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Differences between the Gamecube and the Wii version of Twilight Princess

What are the differences between the Gamecube and the Wii version of Twilight Princess? Are they just the same game, only with another control scheme (Controller for Gamecube, Wiimote for Wii), or are ...
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How to increase speed and flow of movement on dolphin emulator

I am trying to play Super Smash Bros Brawl on the Dolphin emulator but can't play well as the speed of the game is incredibly slow. What can I do to prevent this problem, so that I get faster ...
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Is it possible to start over playing Skylanders on the Wii?

In Skylanders on the Wii, is it possible to start over, deleting what you have played and upgraded to so far?
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Nunchuck issue on Skylanders

While playing Skylanders on Wii, when player 2 tries to join in, I'm asked to connect a nunchuck but after I plug the nunchuck in, the message still displays. Any help would be appreciated.
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Can I turn off blood effects in Goldeneye 007 for Wii?

Can I turn off blood effects in Goldeneye 007 for Wii? If so, how?
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Is it safe to buy a pre-owned Wii?

I want to get a Wii to play the new Zelda game, but I am on a pretty tight budget. I have only about $150 to spend, so my best option appears to be buying a used Wii at GameStop for $80 and buying ...
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Does a Wii/3DS automatically notify you of game updates?

In this question I learned that you have to download patches for games on the Wii/3DS manually from the Nintendo store. I can't think of why some games, like Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess or ...
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How do I turn off Wii remote sounds?

Once in a while I play games with headphones on to avoid disturbing others around me. This works well except with the Wii when games play certain sounds through the Wii remote controllers rather than ...
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what style of dance pad is compatible with the new Wii?

My Wii doesn't have the old GameCube connectors. Will a USB pad work?
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Super Paper Mario freezes in world 2-2

Whenever I talk to Mimi in world 2-2 of Super Paper Mario my Wii freezes. Do I have a bad disk, or is it my Wii? (actually, i can talk to her once, but if i try again, the freeze happens)
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Do old Wiimotes with Wii MotionPlus attachment work on Wii U?

I have two old Wiimotes without built-in MotionPlus but I have two MotionPlus attachments for them. If I use the MotionPlus attachment can I use these Wiimotes with the Wii U or do I have to buy the ...
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Does Wii MotionPlus enhance the accuracy of games created prior to its existence?

Regarding the Wii Remote + MotionPlus / Wii Remote Plus, I know the added gyroscope allows better accuracy with games which specify compatibility. Does using the MotionPlus on a regular controller ...
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Contra Rebirth Wii on Dolphin: can't move when shooting

I run Contra Rebirth WiiWare at Dolphin Emulator for Ubuntu. I'm using Logitech Rumblepad2 that I use to emulate Wiimote. And I can't run when I'm shooting. What's wrong?