Is there a way to watch DVD on Nintendo wii?

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  1. theasker
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    As the title is there a way to watch a DVD disc on Nintendo wii?

    I've downloaded and installed WiiMC, but with no success.
    Is there anything else i should do? Because i've read that this is THE media player for nintendo wii if you want to play DVD discs.
     
  2. 466

    466 yes, it says 466

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    You need a Wii with an old disk drive.

    In other words, you need a Wii manufactured before 2008. (If you could install BootMii/boot2, you can definitely play DVDs.)
     
  3. theasker
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    So i'm screwed then?
    I have a nintendo wii from 2009 xD
     
  4. Foxi4

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    Your BootMii installer probably told you if your Wii is compatible, but if you want to double-check just go online and see which drive chip is in your system by looking up the serial number.
     
  5. 466

    466 yes, it says 466

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    Yep, you're pretty screwed. My personal Wii is the special edition black Wii with Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort I bought in 2009, and it doesn't work with DVDs...
     
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    I think i installed Bootmii as IOS, and i just install the latest version of WiiMC and i said that it wont work with this Nintendo wii -.-

    So there is no other way for me to play DVD from the nintendo wii?
     
  7. RCJayce

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    DVD from the drive? No. You can put the movie/video in your ext HDD or Pendrive and load it via WiiMC.
     
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  8. 466

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    ^ This.
     
  9. theasker
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    Naah, it takes to much time to download the movie and then put it inside HDD etc etc. I think i just stick with XBMC instead where i just stream everything in HD quality. :)

    Oh well, thank you for the answers! :D
     
  10. RCJayce

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    Yeah, it's easier when you have something else to play your movies and stuff, also XBMC is a great program.
    No problem dude :)