This error code
usually indicates a problem relating to wireless security. Please try
the following troubleshooting:
- Are you using WEP or WPA security on your router?
- Log into the router using the default IP (consult your router's
manual for assistance)
- Locate the "wireless security" section of your router settings and
find the WEP or WPA key.
- If you are using 64-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a
10-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
- If you are using 128-bit encryption, the WEP Key must be a
26-character key consisting of numbers or letters A through F.
- The WEP Key must be a Hexadecimal (0-9, A-F, no other special
characters or letters).
- If your router has multiple slots for a WEP Key, make sure the
active key is the one in the #1 slot.
- If you are using WPA, the Wii console is compatible with the
- WPA - PSK (TKIP)
- WPA - PSK (AES)
- WPA2 - PSK (AES)
- If your WEP or WPA key is correct, then the problem might be related
to MAC address filtering:
- From the router settings, locate the "MAC address filter" settings
(also known as "access control", "access list", or "network filter"
depending on your router model).
- If the Mac address filter is set to "enabled", then you must add the
Wii's MAC address to the "allowed" list. You can locate the Wii's MAC
address from the "console information" page (located under "Internet" in
the Wii Settings).
- If the Mac address filter was disabled, then continue
- Check Nintendo's router info for special notes, if available, for
- Click here to go to our Wireless
Router lookup page.
- Use the drop-down box to select, if available, your router
- Click on your router's model number, if available.
- Read any "special notes" at the top of the router's page. Many
issues can be solved by changing settings described in the "special
- Try a "Manual
Setup" with the Wii console (how
to), using your network's IP configuration settings. To access
- On your PC, click "Start" and then "Run."
- Type "CMD" into the field that appears to open a new window.
- Type "IPCONFIG/ALL" and press "Enter" to display a list of internet
settings. Locate the settings asked for by the Wii console during the Manual
Setup process and enter them.
- Power cycle your router and modem by unplugging them both from the
wall. Wait a few minutes, and plug the modem back in. Wait a couple of
minutes for the modem to initialize, then turn on the router. Try to
connect the Wii console online and test for proper response.