wii can read/play game cube mini discs, but not wii dvd, any ideas?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by ReneGarcia, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. ReneGarcia
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    ReneGarcia Newbie

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    Dec 29, 2011
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    My wii stopped reading original wii games discs (all of my discs), however, it is able to read and play gamecube minidiscs. This started a few days ago.

    Is there a way to rip the game to a external HDD without using the wii?,

    thanks for any ideas
     
  2. DJPlace

    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    there is a way if you have a right dvd burner drive for your pc. but i forget what the program is...
     
  3. Lucif3r

    Lucif3r GBAtemp Maniac

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    Sep 10, 2011
    The odds of you having such a drive is very very small though. Its only 1 or 2 specific LG devices that work, and I doubt they are even made anymore.

    Sounds like your laser is having issues reading the outer parts of a disc, since the mini-discs are working. If you are willing to open it up you could do so and check the mechanics. Maybe somethings just stuck.
     
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