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1. Posted: Sun 14th Jun 2009 21:30 BST
Ok, this is really getting on my nerves. I often have problems getting online with my wii when i use the Wi-Fi USB connector but now it just won't work.
A few things I should probably mention1: I'm running it off a eMachines E520 (Not Sure if that make a difference) laptop with has Windows Vista home basic edition installed onto it2: I installed the Registration tool using the 1.07 update3: When I attempt to connect, it always shows through the registration software that there is a strong connection but I always get that error message you get when the Wii doesn't connect properly when I do a connection test4: My internet provider is Sky
Any help would be greatly appreciated
2. Posted: Sun 14th Jun 2009 23:54 BST
This happened to me too. I figured out that it was my computers security system that was disrupting it. I could only get it to work when my security system was disabled. Do you have a security system on your computer?
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3. Posted: Sun 14th Jun 2009 23:59 BST
I've got the usual Anti-Virus protection stuff, but it's worked before even with that running.
4. Posted: Sun 14th Jun 2009 23:59 BST
Did you turn your firewall off?
5. Posted: Mon 15th Jun 2009 00:01 BST
No, I'll try that
6. Posted: Mon 15th Jun 2009 00:05 BST
That's a good choice
7. Posted: Mon 15th Jun 2009 00:11 BST
Didn't work either
8. Posted: Mon 15th Jun 2009 00:24 BST
Wow,I don't know then.
9. Posted: Mon 15th Jun 2009 00:59 BST
Open your Network Connections folder (may have to go through Network and Sharing Center to get to it). Plug in your Wi-Fi connection dongle. You should see something else show up in addition to your actual internet connection.Highlight the new thing that showed up and your actual internet connection. Right-click, and choose to bridge the two.
This is what fixed my connection a couple weeks ago when the same thing happened to me (running Windows Vista Home Premium on an HP laptop). I had been using it with no problems for months beforehand, and all of a sudden it decided to stop working until I bridged the connections. I checked the Nintendo FAQ and enabled every single port it said to have open through the router interface, and nothing seemed to be working until i tried bridging everything. I've had weird bridge-y problems with other laptops and internets before too, so i should've known to try that first, to be honest.
(Disclaimer: I am not an IT professional. )
Edited on Mon 15th June, 2009 @ 01:06 by theblackdragon
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10. Posted: Mon 15th Jun 2009 12:30 BST
It worked, I finally have my Wii online again. Thank you theblackdragon. Took an hour before I got it done right but it'll be worth it, so thanks again
Edited on Mon 15th June, 2009 @ 12:32 by Terra
11. Posted: Mon 15th Jun 2009 12:33 BST
Long-term solution: WiFi network for the house!
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12. Posted: Mon 15th Jun 2009 12:35 BST
I have one for the house but for some strange reason my Wii won't connect to this one.