Help, my Wii U can't find/connect to Wi-Fi

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Help, my Wii U can't find/connect to Wi-Fi

Hey guys, been dropping this question in other forums as well and since quite many of you seem to handle this router/modem, whatever it is in english, port forwarding stuff so well, I figured that maybe you could give me some tips of what to try.

Please mods, do not lock this thread until someone gets at least a chance to reply.

Story quickly, last Friday there was a thunderstorm, a lighting hit this... thing that does shit to th electricity, adjust the power etc, translator said it's transformer which I kinda doubt,but whatever.

Well my ZyXEL Modem/Router thingy got fried, it also wrecked my laptops USB connectors, I guess.

Well, I found my old ZyXEL-P-660H-D1 model, just figured if anyone has the same device and booted it up with my other computer, now my internet works fine, but I can not connect my Wii U, it says unable to find a Wi-Fi network.

Now, I surprised myself by finding out all these IP address crap, and manually configured the connection settings, however, it still can't connect, I have not tried to bring my Wii U next to the router like some guide suggested, but I guess I'll try that later.

And before you ask, WTF did I just post over here, then I honestly have no clue, but I could use some advice, thanks.

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Re: Help, my Wii U can't find/connect to Wi-Fi

in reply to Convict7

Nintendo tech support

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Re: Help, my Wii U can't find/connect to Wi-Fi

in reply to Convict7

I'd say move it closer, might be the issue especially on an older router. There's a thread on tech support that tells you what ports need forwarding etc, other than that idk, I'm not a tech guy but I'm sure someone around here knows.

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Re: Help, my Wii U can't find/connect to Wi-Fi

in reply to BobbyMcGee

I've checked all the tech supports, Nintendo's, Activision's, nothing has helped, I guess I need the LAN adapter then, kinda sucks though since my Wii U is on my room, at upstairs and the modem is at downstairs.

I took my Wii U downstairs, but it still couldn't find the connection.

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Re: Help, my Wii U can't find/connect to Wi-Fi

in reply to Convict7

Why not just hardline it? You just may see an improvement in connection and lag...

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Re: Help, my Wii U can't find/connect to Wi-Fi

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Re: Help, my Wii U can't find/connect to Wi-Fi

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Convict - stupid question, but does your old router support the correct frequencies for your wiiu?

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Re: Help, my Wii U can't find/connect to Wi-Fi

in reply to Convict7

Did you configure the right setting, regarding to WEP, WPA (2), etc?

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