Nintendo Wii is a 7th generation gaming console created for a wider demographic than Xbox 360 or PS3.

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Wii remote as lightgun on WinXP

I'm tring to configure a wiimote as a virtual mouse so i can play lightgun-based games on my WinXp machine. All the programs i've tried works by generating mouse events instead of emulating a virtual ...
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Wiimote accelerometer input on Windows? (in 2013 - Glovepie alternative?)

There were a few options for getting accelerometer input into Windows using a Nintendo Wiimote. As of mid 2013, these projects seem to be dead, corrupted with malware, or both. Are there any tools ...
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Can headphones damage flash memory or other electronics? [closed]

Well, I am currently out of town and my sister left my Playstation headphones sitting on top of my Wii and three USB flash drives. Can the magnets in the headphones damage anything? She returned home ...
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What protocol does the Wii use for Ethernet over USB?

I was disappointed when I realised the Wii doesn't have an Ethernet port, but the settings interface has support for a wired connection. Apparently there is an Ethernet over USB adapter for the Wii ...
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Wii Sensor Bar With PC

I have a Bluetooth adapter for PC and I can setup the Wiimote buttons as keyboard actions and control things like media center with the Wiimote. But to be able to use the Wiimote as a mouse, I need a ...
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How can I use a wiimote as a mouse in Windows 7?

I would like to use a Wii Remote to control the mouse pointer in Windows 7. Basic left-click, right-click and pointer movement is all I require, although being able to map additional wiimote/nunchuck ...
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Use classic controller with DarwiinRemote and sixtyforce on OS X

I have been trying to use the classic controller with sixtyforce on OS X Leopard, but DarwiinRemote will only recognize attachments to the wiimote as the nunchuck. Is it possible to use the Classic ...
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Streaming Netflix through Wifi kills all other devices

I have a "Belkin N150" Router. My current setup is wired connection to my personal tv and xbox with wireless going to the Wii and Bedroom laptop. Anytime I try streaming Netflix Instant Queue on the ...
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How to connect a Wii console to HDMI computer screen or through the computer itself?

I would like to play my Wii through my HDMI computer screen if it's possible. My BENQ G2420HD screen has got these inputs: HDMI DVI-D D-SUB If it isn't possible to run it through the screen could ...
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Screen for a MacBook, PC netbook and a Wii

At home we're in need of a new screen to which I could hook my macbook and my girlfriends netbook, but I'd also like to use the screen for my Wii. The netbook is an asus (not sure about the exact ...
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Can I set up a local network from my computer that I could then connect to with my Wii?

Due to the odd way my college's network is set up, I can't use their network with my Wii (it's a long story, and not exactly relevant to the question). However, my computer can connect perfectly fine, ...
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Can I make my PC act as a Bluetooth human interface device?

My question is similar to this question, but more broad, and the other has no answers. Is it possible to make a PC (either Windows or Ubuntu) connect via Bluetooth to another device as though the PC ...
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Watching UK TV though a proxy server in the US through the Wii [closed]

I have everything set up and can watch BBC on my PC through my proxy server. When I try and stream through the Wii, I get to the correct page, click on the PLAY arrow...and wait.....nothing. I ...
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Wii on PC monitor - occasionally blacks out

I asked this question on the Gaming Stack Exchange site, but it was suggested that I may be better off asking here. Since noone moved the question, I'm posting it here too in the hopes that someone ...
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How Can I Extract Data in an Unknown Format?

A game I play stores its data in one giant archive. The archive is clearly readable by the game; the game somehow decrypts the archive to load the character models and items and every other aspect of ...
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Use Wii Remote as presentation clicker

I would like to use a Wii remote with my Macbook pro to control Keynote for presentations, primarily using A for next slide and B for previous. I prefer a free program, as I have a perfectly good ...
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Is it possible to stream from my Mac to my Wii?

I've got a lot of ripped movies and TV shows backed-up on an external drive connected to an iMac. The original media is now in storage (loft) to keep them safe. I'd like to stream my this media from ...
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Is it possible to back up Wii disks using a PC?

Is it possible to backup Wii disks on a PC? I have a 6 year old who doesn't understand that disks need to be cared for properly. ( I have both WinXP and Linux machines with CD/DVD writers.)