New Wii Serial Numbers

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  1. JoostinOnline
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    Apparently the code at the beginning is different. This means that I'll have to update CheckRegion (and any apps that use it) to work. I already know that the US ones use "KU" instead of "LU", but I'd like confirmation on what other regions are. Here is what I know now:
    • USA - Confirmed by LiNkZoR (KU)
    • Europe 1 - Confirmed by JohnyNyga (KEH)
    • Europe 2 - Unconfirmed (suspected KEM)
    • Europe 3 - Confirmed by sureiya (KEF)
    • Korea - Unconfirmed (suspected KLM)
    • Australia - Confirmed by Drexyl (KAM)
    If you tell me what one of the unknown regions is, your name will be added to the credits.

    I've gotten all of them as far as I know, and the update has its own thread.
     
  2. Anon10W1z

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    Joostin, I found something:

    There's KEM, LEM, LR, and LEF.

    EDIT:
    KEM=Italy, EUR PAL
    LEM=Italy, EUR PAL
    LR=Argentina, USA NTSC-U
    and LEF=Spain, EUR PAL
     
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  3. JornTenge

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    Idk how you do that.
     
  4. JoostinOnline
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    Look at the bottom of your Wii.
     
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    I was really happy when Anon posted those serial codes from wiidrives.com, but now I can't really count them as reliable since there is all kinds of fake ones on there. Some are just random letters (no numbers).
     
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    Awww...whatever, I'm just here to help (It's in my signature people!)

    P.S. Why is your old profile pic back?
     
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    The Foez pic was never meant to be permanent, I just wanted to see how people would react.
     
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    Oh.
     
  9. JoostinOnline
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    Thanks to a the help of a (rather confused) Target employee, I confirmed for myself that the new USA Wii's use KU instead of LU.

    Nobody has checked the other regions for me, so please do so next time you go to an electronics store.
     
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    You could have just poked around Nintendo's website rather than wasting some poor employee's time.
     
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    Thanks for the link.
    I actually did check it before I started this thread, but it had old pictures, so it's either been updated or I used an old link. I didn't navigate directly through the site, I used google and pulled up a page.

    I'm not too worried about the "poor employee" since he was just standing there, and it took a maximum of 30 seconds. ;)
     
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    lmao I used to work at target ^_^


    oh trust me, after working there for a while, something out of the ordinary like some weirdo coming in asking about a serial number is actually a good thing
     
  13. JoostinOnline
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    I searched all the other Nintendo sites and I couldn't find a serial code on any of them. I really wish people would help me out here.
     
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    Please guys, I need these codes.
     
  15. Pong20302000

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    doe sthis help?

    http://www.wiidrives.com/list
     
  16. JoostinOnline
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    The problem with that site is there are so many fakes, and probably a fair amount of typos.

    All I need is for people with new Wii's to look at the letters at the start of their serial number, but apparently that's too much work. :(
     
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    Well I got this 3 or 4 years ago right after they release wii, it work when I use my gc game.
     
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    What are you talking about?
     
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    This must be the weirdest and most vague anwer to a post i have seen in a long time..
     
  20. JoostinOnline
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    Was that a reference to my post, or the post I responded to? I don't see how my question was vague at all, but you quoted it.