suddenly getting disc read errors on multiple games?

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  1. priapism
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    priapism GBAtemp Fan

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    i haven't changed anything important on my Wii but for the past few days i have been getting random DRE. i have a modchip installed and i don't use any type of backup loader. these are games that i have played for the past few weeks with no problems at all. i use Sony media which i feel is high quality and it has always worked.

    any idea about why my Wii is suddenly not reading games that it has in the past?
     
  2. someonewhodied

    someonewhodied Lazy Person

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    um......lemme theenk
    dirty drive???
     
  3. BIG MOE

    BIG MOE ๔*๖ LORD BIG MOE ™

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    clean your drive [​IMG]
     
  4. priapism
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    like with compressed air?

    i should also specify that a game will run fine for like 5 minutes then i can here the disc slow down and it will eventually stop all together. then i get the DRE.

    so, dirty drive?
     
  5. porchemasi

    porchemasi GBAtemp Regular

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    Sony media is crap, enough said

    Verbatim or Ridata, close this thread

    XD
     
  6. priapism
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    it can't all of a sudden be the media though, right? i have games on the same Sony media that i burned over a year ago and they work fine. now some games i burned a few weeks ago used to work and all of a sudden stopped and its a media problem?
     
  7. FlatFrogger

    FlatFrogger GBAtemp Regular

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    If you haven't changed media then its either going to be a dirty drive or a dying drive, simple as.


    FYI porchemasi, some sony media uses tayio yuden dye, not all of it is bad.
     
  8. porchemasi

    porchemasi GBAtemp Regular

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    It is the media, it has happened to me! my 1st copies of Zelda and Wario that i burnt on Kodak's worked for afew days then ..... poof they stoped working

    the pits and valleys on the disc fade and after enough errors the wii just sends out a DRE error
     
  9. zerof

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    Could it be so simple? I think so. LoL [​IMG]