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System will not power on!

The Wii system will not power on......... The red light is off. have checked everything, but will not work!

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  • suegodino Jan 07, 2009

    We had a VERY brief power outage and now the console will not come on. This has happened before but like others have said, I don't recall that we did anything to fix it or it just corrected itself.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    I had the same problem.... unplug the power supply from the wall for about 20 minutes and it should be ok... I think there's an issue in the power supply.

  • lisad5 Jan 09, 2009

    I bought a charger/console holder (when working shows a blue light on the bottom) last week. It has kept the console cool and charges our remotes. HOWEVER, today, we are experiencing no power to the charger/console holder or able to turn the power on to the console. Tried to unplug for a while, still no power.

    Need help, birthday boy would like to play and mom needs to exercise!

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It might be the fuse because i went to charge my ds once and no lights came on or anything i did some reserch a found out that the consoles have fuses so take it to a shop to see if they know what the problem is

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