The "September 7, 2010" section is the "hotfix" part I mentioned earlier.
Yup, I saw this on Wikipedia entry for Wii firmware.
Nintendo eventually tried to fix this with the Wii Motion Plus, an uncomfortable gyroscope attachment that hung awkwardly from the controller's expansion port.
Toss out too -- Nintendo's newer Wiimotes come with the extra sensor baked in.
Look backward, friends: The Nintendo Wii still has some life in it.
Dust off your Wiimotes and don your protective jackets -- we've found four ways to revitalize your old Wii.Or if there are any other solutions anyone could recommend, I would really appreciate them. It has been updated on 09 March 2011 and now I can't access the shop without applying the update, but I can't download the update.So I think there is something wrong with the console itself.As mentioned, tried with three different providers already.Updates Wii Shop Channel again (people with older firmware are unable to access it without updating theirs).I'm going to take it back to Incredible Connection and get it exchanged or refunded. The update needed for the shopping channel is a minor update kind of like a hot fix. So, you're saying that the Mario 25th anniversary edition game is the only game that has an update to fix the shop channel on it?I guarantee you it will work after the "update" has gone through. Because this is actually the 25th anniversary edition console spe, which came with New Super Mario Bros.Protip: If your TV is too hip for component cables, search out the Wii2HDMI dongle.It does exactly what it says it does: drags your Wii into the modern paradigm of home theater cabling.Just in case the store doesn't have that specific game in stock.Also, do you know what is the precise cause of the issue in this case, i.e.