An Introduction to the Wii Error Codes
The Nintendo Wii is a great gaming system, but it does come with occasional operating errors. Understanding the Wii error codes is important to enable gamers to determine what should be done to keep their Wii systems in top form. The most common error codes encountered by most gamers are listed below.
Error Code 32030: The Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection servers are apparently down for routine maintenance. Try again later.
Error Code 32002: The console was no able to receive an update due to technical issues with Nintendo servers. Try again later.
Error Code 32003: Not enough space is available in your Wii console's internal memory to install the most recent update. Clear room in the Wii console's internal memory by transferring certain items to a compatible SD Card, or deleting unneeded save game data or downloads.
Error Code 32004: Satellite and dial-up are the most common causes of this error message. Try waiting several hours until reconnecting. It's also possible that your internet service provider (ISP) may not be compatible with the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. If using a Wireless router, try adjusting the channel that your router broadcasts on. Channels 1 and 11 are recommended. If you using a Netgear branded router, try changing the SPI firewall settings. If using the Wi-Fi USB Connector, try temporarily disabling any security programs on your PC, or add these following applications to your firewall's trusted list:
* Nintendo Wi-Fi Connector USB
Error Code 107310: Caused by a technical issue with the Wii's flash memory not being properly formatted.
Error Code 109107: Apparently the WiiConnect24 service is being blocked by Parental Controls in place on the Wii console.
Error Code 109139: WiiConnect24 is disabled.
Error Codes 110210-110213: WiiConnect24 error. Call Nintendo customer service for further assistance.
Error Code 208002: Apparently a problem with the billing address entered for the credit card.
Error Code 204038: Try again. You can download software again without using any Wii points.
Error Codes 204800-205643: If you receive an error while attempting to purchase items on the Wii Shop Channel, use another credit card, or contact the provider for the card that you were attempting to use.
Error Codes 205926-205928: Although the console continues to operate for normal game play, fixing these online connection errors require having your Wii console serviced.
Error Code 206401: You may receive this error while trying to link your MyNintendo account to the Wii Store. To work around this problem, remove non-alphabetic characters, apply the changes to your MyNintendo account, and try again.
Error Code 208010: Nintendo has temporary server issues, which prevent your card information from being validated. Wait a few hours and try again.
Error Code 208014 - 208015: Apparently the card you are using has expired.
Error Code 208016: Apparently the card number entered is invalid.
Verify and re-enter the card number, and ensure it is entered correctly.
Error Code 208017: The card you are using was declined.
Error Code 208018: The card number entered is invalid.
Error Code 208019: The zip or postal code entered is invalid.
Error Code 209576: This Error Code usually indicates that the console timed out when attempting to communicate with Nintendo's servers. Adjust your router's channel, try a manual connection setup. Ensure there are no microwaves running, or cordless phones nearby. Ensure you are using a broadband connection.
Error Code 209593: Try adjusting your router's channel and move it closer to your Wii, or the Wii Shop channel may be temporarily down.
Error Code 209600: Errors in this range indicate that the console timed out when attempting to communicate with Nintendo servers. Try adjusting your router's settings and channel, disabling any firewall/security programs.
Error Code 209601: Errors within this range usually indicate that the console timed out when attempting to communicate with Nintendo's servers. How are you attempting to connect your Wii console online? Try adjusting your router??s settings/channel, disabling any firewall/security programs.
Error Code 220602: DNS propagation issues
Change your Wi-fi router to channel 1 or 11 and move your Wii nearer to your Wi-fi router. Check your router's broadcast settings. The "Mixed" setting typically works best. Ensure that any interfering devices, such as microwaves and cordless phones, are turned off. Wireless keyboards and mice may also cause interference.
Error Code 209826: An error has occurred. Wait a moment and try again.
Error Code 50420-50422: The Wii LAN Adapter is improperly installed.
Error Codes 51000-51099: Adjust the "Channel" on which your wireless router broadcasts. We recommend setting the wireless router to channel 1 or 11 to potentially increase download speed. Ensure that your router is compatible.
Verify that the proper Connection File (1, 2, or 3) is selected in the Wii System Settings. If you have multiple connection files setup, and you have recently received a system update, it is possible that the update has caused the Wii console to select a different Connection File.
Ensure that network name (SSID) matches exactly to what was entered in the Wii console's settings. Log in to your router using the default IP. Look for the section for SSID. After you find the SSID (network name), verify in the Internet Settings of your Wii console that the SSID is appearing exactly as listed in your router. Ensure that capitalization, spaces, or special characters match exactly.
Error Code 51130: Try changing the channel on which your Wireless router broadcasts. Channels 1 or 11 are recommended.
Error Codes 51300-51399: The Wii console is unable to connect to the access point.
Error Codes 52100-52199: Try manually entering in your settings to your Wii console. Try adjusting the channel that your router broadcasts on. Channels 1 or 11 are recommended. Follow these steps for entering your router??s setting manually. Click the "Start" button in the lower left-hand corner of your computer. Click "Run." Type "cmd" into the box and press Enter. Type "IPCONFIG/ALL" and press Enter. Enter in the exact same values for Primary DNS and Secondary DNS into the Wii console. If using a Wi-Fi USB connector, go to your network connection settings on your computer and make sure Internet Sharing is enables on the USB Connector's connection.
Error Codes 52200-52299: The Access Point you are attempting to connect from is not connected to the internet or a firewall is blocking the Wii console's connection to the internet.
Error Code 52230: Unable to connect to server. Try again later.
Error Codes 52400-52499 - 52500 - 52599: The Wii console is not able to connect to your Proxy server because the account settings are incorrect. Proxy servers are found in areas that have many internet connections, such as office buildings, dormitories, etc.
Error Codes 54000-54099: The Wii console was disconnected from the internet.
If your Nintendo Wii needs repair, a good do-it-yourself guide will give you step-by-step instructions for fixing most Wii error codes. The most common Nintendo error codes are covered in these guides as indicated below.
* Nintendo Wii Hardware Problems
* Sync / Fix Remotes That Don't Work
* Watch DVD's That Won't Play
* Configure Wiiconnect24
* Fix Wii Game Freezing
* Fix Wii Error Codes
* Fix The Wii Eject Disc Problem
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