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Wii completely stops working after power outage

I have now went through two Wiis after both have suffered a complete power failure after a power outage at my house. Neither case was a power surge that I am aware of. I have my Wii plugged into a good power surge protector and nothing else plugged in has been affected. Is there any advice or solutions that can be offered?

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  • kj-howard Sep 30, 2008

    suffered a power outage while playing wii fit.  Wii was plugged into power surge. After power outage, wii no longer works.

  • Anonymous Sep 30, 2008

    yes, but was told to unplug everything off the back of the wii and let set for 5 mins. and hook everything back up and try it. I haven't done that yet but it is suppose to work

  • nikkev047 Oct 02, 2008

    i have the same problem and i want to no if there is a fuse inside the wii

  • toddlee Oct 03, 2008

    Same issue for me --- power outage, wii plugged into surge protector --- and now system is completely dead.

  • cnoalign Oct 14, 2008

    I have same problems... power outage at my house and after that Wii does not have any light. I unplug for 24 hours and plug back and system works good. then very next night another power outage, now system completely dead.. it just 2 week old.

  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    this is such garbage i dont even like the wii as much as other consoles but it happened to me i just unplugged it from power bar when it was off and plugged it back in and it doesnt work GARBAGE!

  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    This is ridiculious. I havent played my wii in a couple of weeks and when my cuz came over to want to play it it wouldnt work the power went out a week ago but i didnt notice it not working. this is stupid they really need to do something about it.

  • soeren714 Oct 29, 2008

    Same for me, I turned the power off in the house - now my wii is dead :-(

  • iambest Nov 30, 2008

    I totally didn't notice that my wii was dead, but then we rented some wii games from rodgers, and now they won't work right now (8:13 a.m.)



  • codykelsey2 Nov 30, 2008

    Went to play and found it had no power. I checked all the cables and unplugged them all and plugged them back in. Still no power. What do I do?

  • MaKin217 Jan 28, 2009

    I just lost power today and the Wii has stopped working! Does any one know a fix??

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    no powering on my wii

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2009

    wii shuts off after power surge

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2009

    Dam power surge took my wii out now im pissed



  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2009

    POWER WENT OFF AND NOW WII DOESNT WORK

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    i am so sad i was in the middle of a game with my sister went it went off i just got it for Christmas and its gone i woant it to come back on

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I just had the same problem as everyone else. I had a brief power loss and our new Wii system's power would no longer work. To fix the problem, I unplugged everything from our Wii and unplugged the power cord from the outlet. I let the system set for 10 minutes and re-plugged the power only. That did the trick. Then I was able to plug everything back up and we are now back to playing.

Supposedly, doing the steps above resets the Wii according to the Nintendo online trouble shooting guide.

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  • OnlyOneLuv Dec 25, 2010

    Thank you! I was frantic for like 30 seconds. But it is on.

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This just happened to our Wii lastweek when the power went out for just moments at home.  Just unpluged the Wii and let it sit overnight unpluged.  The next morning it was as good as new.  Not sure why this happens or how this fixes it, but it workes.

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Follow solution #1 it works, trust me. our power went out and the wii didnt work any longer, my little brother freaked out i unpluged and pluged it back about ten minutes later it works fine now. do that, you should be good!

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You can also try fixing it with the wii repair guide

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My wii will not turn on because of power failure when it was on standby, and its only 2 weeks old!

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