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My wii is on standby mode (red light and blinking) and i cannot get it to go on (green light) it is a brand new wii and i have made sure that all the connections are correct!! plz help!!!

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The red light should NOT be blinking. Disconnect ALL of the wires for a few hours. I mean everything. Unplug the the power adapter from the wall and everything. about 3-6 hours later plug everything back in and try to power it up. If it doesn't work you need to contact Nintendo before your warranty runs out. Or you may be able to just take it back to the store where you purchased it. Good luck and thanks!

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