Check the air vents on the back and side (or bottom, depending on how you positioned the system) of the Wii for dust buildup. The system will shut down if it cannot vent properly to prevent overheating. Remove deposits with a vacuum cleaner fitted with a soft brush attachment.
Use a vacuum to remove crumbs or light objects from the disc tray (caddy). The vacuum should be at the lowest level.
The fan is one of the most important parts in a device like a computer or game console. The fan helps keep CPU, GPU and other important parts cool. Without a fan, your device could overheat and fry. This guide will help you replace the important cooling fan in your Wii U.
The yellow light indicates that the Wii is off, but WiiConnect24 is on and in standby mode. You can turn off this light by going to (Wii Icon) > Settings > WiiConnect24 > WiiConnect24 > Off and select Confirm. Sometimes the Wii disc tray will also light up.
“Wii” doesn’t really mean anything in Japanese. The two lowercase “i” are meant to symbolize two people playing side by side. An example of Wii is the video game Wii Fit.
2013 saw one last big game for the Wii, Pandora’s Tower, the last of three games that a lobby group had been pushing Nintendo to release. That being said, Nintendo poured all of its energies into its other consoles, leaving the Wii to subsist on casual multiplatform gaming.
Easy to use and really effective. Stick a pad onto the included disc, dampen it with the included cleaner, place it in your Wii, wiggle the disc by the handle attached to the disc, and hey presto! everything ready.
Edit: It turned out that the fan intake was too close to the wall so it created some kind of turbulence that led to the noise. All I had to do was flip it over and it’s back to “normal” now.
Check the system air vents regularly for dust. If available, use the soft brush attachment of a vacuum cleaner to gently clean the air vents.
Orange/Yellow – The Wii is in standby. WiiConnect24* will continue to function during this time. Red – the Wii is turned off but still has power.
These are sleep mode downloads. The reason your Wii U sometimes has an orange light is because it has downloaded an update/patch/demo/game that you can use/play next time you access it, for example Nintendo has it like that Made it automatically download the Wii Sports Club on every Wii U.
If a disc isn’t playing properly, start by checking the disc. An error in the disc could prevent the console from reading it. Hold the bottom of the disc up to the light to see marks or scratches. If a smear is the cause, cleaning the disc often fixes the problem.