The new Wii Remote Plus (with Wii MotionPlus Inside) may be incompatible with Bluetooth stacks such as the Microsoft Bluetooth Stack.

Earlier Wii Remote Plus models or the original Wii Remotes do not have this issue.



For the Wii Remote Plus (Nintento RVL-CNT-01-TR), the solution is to use the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack with the latest Smoothboard software.

Installing Toshiba Bluetooth Stack

Download the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack 8.0 from


If a Toshiba Bluetooth Adapter or the Mini USB Adapter is used, you may refer to the instructions below. Otherwise, refer to this link:

  The Toshiba Bluetooth Stack when used on unsupported adapters, has a 30 days evaluation period. Uninstalling and reinstalling the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack should restart the evaluation period.

You may purchase a Bluetooth Adapter that supports the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack from

 Uninstall existing Bluetooth Stack

  • For Microsoft Bluetooth Stack and the Mini Bluetooth USB Adapter, go to Device Manager (Control Panel->System->Hardware) and expand the Bluetooth Radios list

  • Right click on the Generic Bluetooth Radio item and click on Uninstall
  • Unplug Bluetooth Dongle
  • Restart the computer

Install Toshiba Bluetooth Stack

  • Extract and run Toshiba Bluetooth Stack installer, Setup.exe

  • When prompted, plug the Bluetooth USB Adapter
  • Restart the computer after installation

Connecting Wii Remote with Toshiba Stack

Click on New Connection

Select Express Mode

Press Red Sync button in Wii Remote’s battery compartment and click on Next

Note: Pressing the 1 and 2 buttons simultaneously may not work

Select Nintendo RVL-CNT-01-TR and click on Next

Once connected, the device’s icon will be coloured green as above

Then, launch Smoothboard Air with Duo or Smoothboard 2. The Wii Remote’s first Blue LED will be lighted.

To reconnect the Wii Remote, right click on the device name and click on Connect

Press the Red Sync button in the Wii Remote’s battery compartment and click on OK

Note: Pressing the 1 and 2 buttons simultaneously may not work. To connect reliability, press on the Red Sync button.