What can I do if my Wii is not reading the disc?

What can I do if my Wii is not reading the disc?

Spray the special cleaning solution on the optical part (surface) of the disk. Use the soft and clean cloth to gently clean the surface of the disk. Wait until the disk is dried and then insert it into the Wii console. After these three steps, you can go to check whether Wii can successfully read the inserted disc.

What’s the best way to clean a Wii disc?

You need to strictly clean the disk by following these steps without damaging the disc further: Spray the special cleaning solution on the optical part (surface) of the disk. Use the soft and clean cloth to gently clean the surface of the disk. Wait until the disk is dried and then insert it into the Wii console.

Why is my Wii U not playing games?

Sometimes, a Wii or Wii U is unable to read a disc; other times, a game will freeze or crash. Occasionally, the console won’t play a disc at all. Before you throw the disc — or the console — out the window, a couple of easy fixes may get you back to your game.

What should I do if my game disc doesn’t work?

When the disc looks clean, put it in the console. If it doesn’t work, find a brighter light and look again. Small scratches and smudges are difficult to find. A scratch on a disc is more problematic. If the disc is a game you just bought, take it back where you purchased it and exchange it for another one.

How do I Fix my Wii that won’t read discs?

If your Wii has trouble reading a dual-layer disc, use a lens-cleaning kit to clean the lens in the console. If you cleaned the disc and the game console and the disc still won’t play, the disc may be bad. Use the right disc for the console.

How can I get rid of Wii disc scratches?

Rubbing Alcohol Method: Get a lint free non scratching cloth. Put a small amount on the “read” side of the disc.

  • Toothpaste Method: Use a small dab of the gritty type of toothpaste. The gritty toothpaste can act as a mild abrasive and will remove scratches from the disc.
  • Banana Method: Use a banana that is peeled and cut in half.

    How do you fix a scratched Wii game?

    Place a small amount of white, non-gel toothpaste onto a cotton swab. Clean the disc again, then gently rub the toothpaste in small circles inside the scratch. This method can only work with non-gel toothpaste; any other kind will make the problem worse. Clean the game with soap again.

    Do Wii U discs work on the Wii itself?

    The Wii U is backward compatible, it plays Wii games. The Wii isn’t forward compatible, a Wii U disc cannot be played on a Wii. Cleaning the console with a lens-cleaning kit is your first step if the console isn’t reading discs at all.