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Does not come on

My unit does not turn on any longer. I thought it was the battery but it does exactly the same thing with a new battery which was just purchased from Nintendo. When I turn the power switch on, the screen flickers once for a very short period of time (1/5 second) and nothing happens.

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  • Mattiboy Jan 19, 2008


    Thanks for your information. I tried moving battery around but it did not help. Any other solutions?

  • Mattiboy Feb 07, 2008

    Thanks Lil J12 but that was the first thing I tried and it did charge OK but the unit did not turn on.

  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2008

    The battery is dead, it will not charge up or turn on. The screen may flick for one second that is all. I have tried a new charger but did not work. Please advise. Thanks



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Try a new battery or charge it

Posted on Feb 06, 2008

  • Jeremiah Furlow Feb 07, 2008

    maybe the battery is blown or something in the gameboy


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Maybe the battery connectors are going bad? Try moving the battery around within the battery slot and see how it reacts when turned on. (Make sure you take any game out of the cartridge slot or else you might lose save data from it quickly turning on and off.)

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