Leaving wiiconnect24 on

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Omgwtfisthat, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. Omgwtfisthat
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    Well I was reading around on the internet that leaving wiiconnect24 on kills wiis? Apparently it makes the wii get really hot when in standby but mine doesn't. The stuff I read was from like over a year ago though..... so should I be worried? I've turned it off for the time being
     
  2. wchill

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    The Wii does get hot if you leave it on for a looooooooooooooooooooooong time.
    Otherwise, you should be fine (especially with a fan since they still work in standby)
     
  3. Omgwtfisthat
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    It gets hot leaving it on during standby? My wii is relatively new, bought it about a month or two ago. I read somewhere that the fan isnt on during standby (with wiiconnect24 on). Maybe its just with the old wii's? [​IMG] I didn'tknow about the problem so I've left it on for the whole time I've owned the wii.
     
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    Just because you can't feel the heat doesn't mean the insides aren't getting hot. Besides, there are other reasons for not wanting WiiConnect24 always on. [​IMG]
     
  5. Richy Freeway

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    Like what?
     
  6. blooddrake

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    never leave yout wii24 on and on stanby

    also i heard that if you are playing and wii 24 on, they will update while you play
     
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    My wii was a year old......kept it cool and clean.....got internet service and played online over a month. Now my wii is at nintendo due to gpu being fried. I dont know if its old ones or not, but I will not use wiiconnect anymore
     
  8. blooddrake

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    good choice
     
  9. Omgwtfisthat
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    Whoa, scary stuff. I've left wiiconnect24 on for like the past 2 months..... Hopemy wii will survive.
     
  10. Richy Freeway

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    Haha, you heard wrong.

    They will NEVER update your Wii without you confirming it first.
     
  11. blooddrake

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    but if you leave your wii on standby and wii24 on they will update, it happened to me,but luckly its was a long long time ago
     
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    When the wii was first released, FW1.0, there was a update to 1.1 that was SO LONG that it was said to fry your wii if you've done it while in standby. But my Wii is in standby mode for what... Maybe 6 months and nothing happened.

    My wii is floating mid-air, so I think it helps cooling down, though.
     
  13. Omgwtfisthat
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    Haha floating? You ain;t goin roung defying the laws of physics now are you? [​IMG]
     
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    100% False information, just like "if you leave Wii Connect on Nintendo will update/brick your Wii".

    This thread should be closed before any more speculation/false rumors start .... again. Been discussed way too many times
     
  15. Richy Freeway

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    They didn't and they wont. Stop talking nonsense.
     
  16. FlatFrogger

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    QFT

    Theres no single solid proven case that a wii has updated automatically due to wiiconnect 24, I dont even think the functionality exists.