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N64 and expansion pak whoas!

I've seen a couple of problems that sound just like mine, however I haven't seen one solution that works. I bought a third-party expansion pak, but while I was out of town my husband installed it without unplugging the deck. Now the deck doesn't work at all (the red light does come on butthe screen stays blue). I'm not sure if he messed it up when he placed the expansion pak in or if it's the expansion pak itself. Either way, I REALLY want to get it running again, (we just finished Zelda Ocarina of Time and were about to start Majora's Mask). HELP!!!!

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  • terrterr5 Nov 07, 2008

    I've taken the EP out and replaced the jumper, but all I get is the same thing...blue screen.

  • moats714 Nov 19, 2008

    I have the same exact problem. I bought the expansion pack for Donkey Kong and once i switched everything out, the jumper pack and all, my system would sound like it was turning on, but then stay blue. I messed with it and about 3 times out of 50, the game actually worked. Now it wont at all. I replaced the output cord and still nothing. HELP!

  • sanjuro77
    sanjuro77 May 11, 2010

    Does it work without the expansion pack?

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If your husband plugged it in without turning it off, the jumper pak, or the control deck itself is more than likely fried. Check and see if the control deck will work with the memory pak, instead of the jumper pak inside it. If not, the control deck is fried, and you'll need to buy another N64.

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