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Topic: So I ordered a Wii Lan adapter for Wii U, cause wireless is horrible.

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PhoenixUltra

I spend a whole night trying to tweak wireless but it was a hassle, so I just ordered a wii lan adapter for wii u, to play wired on wii u as it has way better speeds.

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Xilef

Did you try to enter your wireless settings manualy?

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PhoenixUltra

eshop doesn't connect well, browser connects well.

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PhoenixUltra

yea i tried manually didn't work.

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PhoenixUltra

i know it's not the router i tested it wirelessly on my pc, it works.

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Scollurio

Your avatar scares me.
Anyways friend of mine had the same exact problem, everything in his house works like a charm, various idevices, pcs, macs, 3DS, xbox, ... not Wii U. It's a bit of a bummer, I'm not sure if he already found a solution but I probably guess he'd go the same route as you!

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PhoenixUltra

thanks my avatar is sweet, tom cruise is awesome and crazy a good combo, jk.

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koopa_Trooper79

I had massive problems with it, I bought the Wii LAN adaptor ready for launch as I knew speeds wud be slower than hard wired, but i didnt expenct such a clart on to get connected ;o( spent over 2 hrs looking at soloutions online with other users having similar problems. Ended up having to ring Nintendo up who were very helpful. They said sum routers were giving them problems such as mine (Virgin Media Hub) go figure lol

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PhoenixUltra

so the lan didn't help, i just bought mine online, omg.

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PhoenixUltra

koopa trooper79 did your lan adapter fix your connection.

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PhoenixUltra

cause i just bought one i hope it works, because then i wasted 15 bucks, anyone else can give me advice if my adapter will fix my issues cause my router connects and my wii u browser works. just eshop doesn't connect very well.

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SimonB79

koopa_Trooper79 wrote:

I had massive problems with it, I bought the Wii LAN adaptor ready for launch as I knew speeds wud be slower than hard wired, but i didnt expenct such a clart on to get connected ;o( spent over 2 hrs looking at soloutions online with other users having similar problems. Ended up having to ring Nintendo up who were very helpful. They said sum routers were giving them problems such as mine (Virgin Media Hub) go figure lol

Even Virginmedia themselves have problems with the SuperDUD nevermind Nintendo LOL /facepalm

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I've got a question, with the LAN adapter, do you see better speeds when it comes from moving in and out of different games and apps? I'm starting to wonder if a lot of the delay is cause by it trying to call out to their severs each time I move back to the main menu.

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PhoenixUltra

nintendo disappoints me with this connection crap, i just ordered the lan adapter, if it doesn't work, i'm really pissed at nintendo. my wii connects why is a new gen system not. wtf nintendo.

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PhoenixUltra

maybe its my router but why does it connect to everything on wii and on the wii u eshop it doesn't connect or disconnects while connected, doesn't make sense.

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RedDevilAde

PhoenixUltra wrote:

maybe its my router but why does it connect to everything on wii and on the wii u eshop it doesn't connect or disconnects while connected, doesn't make sense.

Is it a dual band router? My router uses both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz and I find 2 listed networks with identical SSIDs on the Wii U connection menu. If I connect to the stronger 2.4Ghz with any device I get atrocious performance (1 Mbs and drops/connection failures etc.) if I use the weaker 5Ghz then I get good throughput (30 Mbs). From what I read online the 2.4Ghz frequency is much more prone to interference from other electronic devices which is why performance can be a lot worse (but it has a better range).

This can give the appearance of the device being the cause of a bad connection if it connects at a different frequency to the other devices.

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ocelot20

koopa_Trooper79 wrote:

They said sum routers were giving them problems such as mine (Virgin Media Hub) go figure lol

I have heard a lot of problems with the super hub. Virgin just upgraded our internet to 120mb and installed a super hub for us. As soon as they left I put the super sub into modem mode and connected my old wireless router to it. Everything working fine.

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PhoenixUltra

so any one know how to connect your wii u to eshop, i heard even a good router doesn't work or a lan cable, should i just wait for an update. don't want to buy a new router and find out it doesn't help.

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