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New Wii won't power up

Everything is connected, and the power strip runs the TV, DVD, etc. fine, the power button on the wii console doesn't work.

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  • sixfeathers Dec 29, 2008

    Was online using the web browser. my son accidently knocked surge protector out of wall plug. lost system. tryed to repower but could not. is out of warranty. how about that. plus i have a 50.00 game iniside I cant get out.



  • heatheryoung Dec 29, 2008

    New Wii for Christmas; it worked fine the first two days now won't come on. No light-nothing.

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If you take it back to the store and it has a garentee they well get you a new one or fix it for you hope this helps

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