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How do I get the green key off the shelf in the Dobby level of Lego Harry Potter 2?

You need to roll (double tap X on Xbox, not sure what the binding is in Wii) with a character into the cabinet to knock the key off the shelf.
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Are the GameCube, Wii, and Wii U vulnerable to the year 2038 problem?

The "Year-2038-Problem" is related to the fact that most Unix / Linux systems store timestamps as the amount of seconds since 1970. That way, a signed 32-bit value will overflow in 2038. Both ...
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How is the Wii Wheel detected?

The wheel icon is shown when the player is using tilt steering with the Wiimote-only controls. It does not matter whether the wheel accessory is involved, which cannot be detected anyway, as it is ...
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How can I fix the Wii Forecast channel on RiiConnect24 (Error Code: FORE000006)?

You need to fully reset the date/time on the Wii. To do this, you can pull the CR2032 battery which keeps the date/time set. This battery is easily accessible on most Wii models via a little battery ...
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How do I reset parental controls on a Wii system?

You can go online and get a reset code. Basically, when changing parental controls, the first thing you need to do is make sure that the date is correct on your system (I believe this is for logging ...
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Is it possible to FULLY restore a Wii after homebrew?

In theory, it is possible to remove all traces of Homebrew from a Wii. There are tools that can generate a fresh NAND backup from the Nintendo server (for example, https://gbatemp.net/threads/...
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Identify what replacement DVD module to purchase

After trying my luck in soft-modding the unit, attempt ended up unsuccessful due to the incompatibility of PC DVD drives with the Wii game DVDs. [used this site as a guide] So I ended up purchasing a ...
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Changing the time on a wii console

Select the Wii button from the Wii menu Select "Wii Settings" Select "Calendar" Select "Time" Select the up or down arrows that adjust the hours and minutes If you wish to adjust the Date, at step 4, ...
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How can I copy/move saved data that is locked?

Some games, mostly games that feature any kind of online connection, don't allow you to copy the savegame the normal way, to prevent you from using one friend code on multiple consoles. If you already ...
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Is there a wii that is not homebrewable?

There are currently seven exploits to install Homebrew on the latest version of the Wii's OS According to Nintendo's Wii update history: https://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/...
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When playing an N64 game on Wii virtual console, what is happening when the spinning N logo appears?

It's loading both the emulator and the entire N64 ROM into RAM, and also loading a firmware handler to run the console in "N64 mode." Most emulators on Nintendo's systems (beyond the simpler NES and ...
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How many levels are there for the tanks game in Wii Play?

If you play the game the first time, there are only 20 Levels. In order to see all 100 levels you have to complete the first 20 levels once. From then on the game will continue after level 20. After ...
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Brush movement on Okami, Wii version

If I recall, the Z button on the nunchuck will force a straight line, which will help a lot for the Power Slash segments. Some of the Wii motions can be rather difficult to pull off consistently, and ...
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Brush movement on Okami, Wii version

What you're probably doing is pointing somewhere, holding down the A button, and then moving your Wii remote. I've found that by doing this, the pressure on the button makes your hand move and your ...
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Wii Shop Channel out of service

The Wii Shop has been discontinued. As of January 30, 2019, Wii users are no longer able to make purchases in the shop. Users should be able to continue to download previously purchased software, ...
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Does the Dolphin Emulator Support 3DTV Output?

Yes, Dolphin supports 3D TVs. Use either the Side‑by‑Side or Top‑and‑Bottom mode. Dolphin has 3 different 3D modes. Side-by-Side, Top-and-Bottom, and Anaglyph. The 3D settings are located in Options →...
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Using GameCube discs on wii (controller)

According to Nintendo Support, you cannot play GameCube games with a Wii Remote. Please note that the Wii Remote cannot be used to play GameCube games, and that standard GameCube controllers or the ...
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How much memory is a block on the Wii?

Your unit doesn't have 1GB of RAM (as you assumed in your comment). Every Wii has 512 MB of storage on a flash chip (some of which will be in use by the system itself) and 88 MB of RAM (24 MB fast 1T-...
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Where to find a real Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness rom so I can play on the wii and how to set it up

Unfortunately, this is not possible. There is no way to download a legitimate copy of Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness on Wii, for following reasons: It is a NGC (Nintendo GameCube) game, and Nintendo ...
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Legality of ripping ISOs from Wii disk

I am not a lawyer. But it is the general understanding across the internet that your approach of "I'll rip the game myself rather than downloading it" is valid, and is in fact the preferred ...
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Are AR codes dangerous?

"Game progress" (and with it story progress) usually works through a conjugation of abilities and flags. Depending on which abilities you get and which flags you manage to set, the game will seem to ...
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Can one still redeem Wii Points in the Wii Shop Channel after discontinuation?

No, you will not be able to continue to redeem Wii Points once the Wii Shop Channel is discontinued, per the official closure announcement from Nintendo. The Wii Shop Channel will be closing down on ...
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Will a UK-bought Gamecube Memory Card work in the USA?

Gamecube memory cards are not region locked however there is a special caveat to make note of. When using a different region memory card you may need to format the memory card first. Another warning ...
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Considering buying a Wii from Craigslist, what should I be looking out for?

Suggest ebay instead of craigslist, and select a seller with tons of good ratings and a return policy, that also uses paypal. Modded: look for "homebrew". Often adds little cost to the box and saves ...
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Is there a legitimate method for saving/restoring installed games on Wii after the shop is shut down in 2019?

As long as you have an external storage medium with enough storage for the games, it's possible. You can keep the games on this medium, and then you can use the method here to play them off of the ...
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GameCube Games with Bonus Content on Wii

As far as i know, no. None of the Gamecube games were made with the Wii in mind, so they didn't create any games having any special features on the Wii but not the Gamecube. Since the Wii released ...
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Wii remotes won't sync to Wii

Try to hold both sync buttons on the Wii and controller or unplug the Wii and replug it in after 5 minutes.
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How can I move saved games from my Wii to Dolphin?

Post in the following thread seems to cover the issue : Just go onto your Wii and navigate to the save data manager. Then copy any save file you wish to copy to Dolphin to your SD card. Then, go ...
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How can I get my old homebrew mods working on my new Wii?

I have seen that you cant just transfer one SD card over from one system to the next. I'm pretty sure you need to re-download the homebrew channel to the new Wii, but I could be wrong. here is a ...
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