Do you leave wiiconnect24 enabled?

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Apr 16, 2008
  1. bodean
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    Newcomer bodean Advanced Member

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    What do most users do here, turn it off or leave it on?
    Any side effects to turning it off? Will i just not be alerted to msgs or firmware updates until i turn on the wii?
     


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    i leave it off simply because im afraid that since it gets so warm it might damage my chip
     
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    I leave it on.
     
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    I leave it off.
    You just don't get any messages when you're console is not on. Or something like that, nothing cool.
     
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    It's always on for my console.
     
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    I leave it on.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Left mine on, but then I didn't use my Wii for about a month and when I did I'd some how got little black artifacts on some games so now I've got it off so they don't get any worse...
     
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    That sounds rather bad BlueStar. I turned it off right after I got mine. Don't see the use for it and I don't want it to notify me about firmware updates or messages. I never read those messages anyway.
     
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    First gen Wii, left it on, got artifacts, sent it in, got repaired, now keep in off.
    After a certain update I understand it kicks the fan on but I am still weary.
    However I do want to eventually turn the feature on.
     
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    i leave it off because like many here i do not want to run the risk of damaging my launchday wii and having to get another wii and chip etc...
     
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    If I leave my Wii with WiiConnect24 enabled, and turn it off, it gets really HOT. So it's always off [​IMG]
     
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    Launch Wii, on, and it doesn't get hot, just slightly warm. And no artifacts.
     
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    I just leave it on. I'm not even sure if I really feel the warmth, so it can't be that bad [​IMG] Besides, I haven't modded it, so Nintendo will have to give me another unit if this one doesn't work anymore.
     
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    I leave it on but I don't have my console (or any other electronics) on standby its always off at the mains.
     
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    Always off.
     
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    On but about 75% of the time the wiis on proper standby (red light) so it makes little difference.
     
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    will never turn it on, scared it might damage the GPU, as I doubt Nintendo Europe would replace my US system with another US one, and I don't want them finding a way to do a stealth update and fuck up my modchip
     
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    Some people take the whole "the wii gets warm during wiiconnect24" a bit to far.

    You lot make it sound like it will melt in a matter of seconds.

    When i had wifi (getting it back soon) i left my console on wii connect24 all day. My wii was hardly warm.
     
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    Well not really just look at the amount of people that were convinced their launch day 360 would never fail.
     
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    I still have my launch day 360, and it works perfectly [​IMG]
     

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