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Nintendo Wii and Wii U Basics

Basic information on the Wii - what it is, how it works and what you can do with it.
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  2. Wii Shopping (11)
  3. Wii/Wii U Glossary (6)

A Look at the Additions of The Wii U 4.0 Update
A detailed list of all the new features of the Wii U 4.0 system update.

PlayOn Vs. Plex Media Server
A look at the two major services that allow you to stream media from a PC to a Wii U

How to Stream Media to the Wii U With Plex Media Server
A complete tutorial on how to browse the Internet on the Wii Console, with step-by-step instructions on installing and using Nintendo's Internet browser, The Internet Channel.

How to Connect Your Wii U to Your Television
Step-by-step instructions on connecting the Wii U to a TV.

Reader's Advice on Making it Through Silent Hill: Shattered Memories'…
Reader's Advice on Making it Through Silent Hill: Shattered Memories' Nightmares

'Silent Hill: Shattered Memories' Nightmare FAQ
For most people, the most difficult part of 'Silent Hill: Shattered Memories' is making it through the “nightmare sequences” in which the world becomes frozen and populated with savage monsters. When I got stuck in the game, I went to gamefaqs.com and searched the forums for advice. I’ve played through the game a couple of times, and this is...

The About.com Guide to Setting Up Your Wii
You've got a Wii, now it's time to get it running. Here's a list of how-tos on connecting your Wii to your television, getting it online and other stuff.

How to Browse the Internet on Your Nintendo Wii
A complete tutorial on how to browse the Internet on the Wii Console, with step-by-step instructions on installing and using Nintendo's Internet browser, The Internet Channel.

Tips & Tricks
Links to About.com's Wii articles on getting the most out of your Nintendo Wii.

How to Install the Homebrew Channel
Step-by-step instructions to install the Homebrew Channel on your Wii, giving you the ability to run freeware games and software, play videos and more.

How to Get Your Wii Online (Wireless or Wired)
Step-by-step instructions for connection your Wii to the Internet for Online Play or to Download Games. Covers both wired & wireless connections.

How to Make a Mii
Step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect Mii

How to Connect Your Wii to Your Television
A step-by-step guide to connecting your Wii to your television.

Expert Village's Video Series on How to Use the Wii
A series of videos from Expert Village on how to create Miis, use Channels, buy games online, etc.

Funny Video on Using the Wii
A detailed and informative video on using the Wii that also happens to be really funny.

Troubleshooting Guide at Nintendo.com
Nintendo's online information on resolving problems with the Wii or with Wii games.

How To Make a Wii Laptop
Wow, this looks like way too much work. But if you like tinkering, here's a cool project for you.

How to Buy Wii Points
Instructions on buying Wii points, which allow you to purchase WiiWare and Virtual Console games.

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