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Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Hardware' started by antonyjcross, Jan 14, 2007.

  1. antonyjcross

    antonyjcross WiiChat Member

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    Hello,

    New to these problems and unfortunately here to report a problem with our Wii. Have had the machine since christmas and it has recently been showing graphical glitches. These get worse the more intense the 3D action - doesnt affect the video or static (picture) images. It is not game related as it appears on the main channel menu aswell as all games we have (Zelda , Rayman etc). .

    Thought it might be heat related so have put the machine back vertical and turned of Wiiconnect. .

    Any or ideas or is it back to the shop for a replacement??

    Any advice welcome. .

    Antony
     
  2. MaXiMiUS

    MaXiMiUS Custom User Title (TM)

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    You should be telling Nintendo, not us. You are aware this is an unofficial Wii forum, right?
     
  3. antonyjcross

    antonyjcross WiiChat Member

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    Sorry - I thought this forum was a place where you could ask for help or advice from fellow Wii owners??

    . . .and yes I was aware it wasn't an official forum. .

    So does your reply indicate that a replacement is quite likely needed and that it is probably a hardware fault. . I was really interested to see if anyone else had experienced such problems. . .
     
  4. dds

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    yes you most likely need a replacement. SOunds like your graphics chip may be giving away.
     
  5. goobs333

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    chantililace WiiChat Member

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    Hi antonyjcross,

    What did you do to fix this ? I have random dots showing up on my screen, especially when playing Zelda or looking at the Forecast Channel.

    Did you end up sending it to Nintendo ?

    Thanks
     
  7. Goots

    Goots Wii noob

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    My Wii runs a lot cooler if it's lying flat. Makes sense really. In the vertical position all the heat is concentrated in a smaller area. When it's lying flat, the heat is spread out across a larger surface area for better dissipation.

    Not that it gets particularly hot in any case, just runs cooler lying on it's side. I doubt overheating is the cause of your problem, but gotta be worth a try.
     
  8. ToadIsDoingMagicMushrooms

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    Safer in the vertical position due to less surface area and better ventilation
     

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