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Northwest Missouri State University

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Wii LAN Adapter & Internet

Connecting Your Wii to the Northwest Wired Network with a Wii LAN Adapter

Connecting the Wii console to the Northwest network (and to the Internet) must be done through the Northwest wired network.  To connect your Wii to the campus wired network requires the use of the Wii LAN Adapter (usually sold separately). The Wii LAN Adapter plugs into the Wii console's USB port, and allows connection of your Wii to the Internet via an Ethernet port and Ethernet cable or from your Wii console to a wired switch/hub connected by an Ethernet cable to an Ethernet port.  

Issues to be aware of:

Other issues to be aware of:

Installing a Wii Lan Adapter to access the Internet on the Northwest Network

Connect to the Internet wtih your Wii Console

Note:  These instructions provide a general guide for connecting, but may differ depending on model.

Clear the Internet Connection Slots on a Wii

Note:  These instructions provide a general guide for clearing connection slots, but may differ depending on model.