Download the Latest Software for the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector

If you already have successfully installed the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector and are able to connect your Wii console or Nintendo DS online, there is no need to download or install another version of the software. There is no benefit to doing so, and it is not recommended for those who currently have a working connection.

Important! Previously-installed versions of the software must be uninstalled prior to updating with a newer version.
Click here for help uninstalling. Remember to reboot your PC after the uninstallation process, before installing another version!

Available Software Versions:
(For assistance with downloading and installing the software, please see the information at the bottom of this section.)

Windows 7 users: There is no installation software available for Windows 7, and we cannot guarantee that any of the available versions will work with Windows 7.

Version
Release Date
File Size
XP
Vista
12/01/08
1.70 MB
Yes
Yes
 
10/22/07
1.74 MB
Yes
Yes
 
05/01/06
1.00 MB
Yes
No
 
01/18/06
1.00 MB
Yes
No
 
12/19/05
1.00 MB
Yes
No
 
11/18/05
0.99 MB
Yes
No


= most recent software version

Assistance with Downloading, Extracting, and Installing the Software:
Note: Depending on how your version of Windows XP or Windows Vista is configured, the steps below may vary slightly from your setup. You also may be prompted by Windows XP or Windows Vista to allow the download or installation of the software with a warning that Windows XP or Windows Vista does not recognize it. It is safe to allow the download.

  1. Click on the version number of the software you wish to obtain from the section above.
  2. You will then be prompted to either "Open/Run" or "Save." Click "Save" and use the drop down in the save menu to save the file to your desktop.
  3. Once the file has downloaded, go to your desktop, and right click on the .zip file (Nintendo_WFC_USB.zip) that just downloaded, and click on "Extract All".
  4. Click "Next" and then click "Next" again to extract the files to your desktop. Click "Finish"; a new folder with the extracted files should now be on your desktop.
  5. Click the new folder to find another folder called "NintendoWFCReg." Click this folder to see its contents.
  6. Scroll down the list of files to find "Setup.exe" and double click this file to begin the installation process. (For step-by-step assistance with this process, please click here.)


*In order to work with Windows Vista, you must have version 1.06 or higher of the Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector software (available above).