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Ps2 power hiccup problem

Okay i was playing a game and turned off the console when i was done by holding the green button in to normanlly shut down, it made a load humming noise and then shut off abruptly. it wont turn on any more. well technically it does turn on. with the rear switch on, i ear a slight hum to tell me that it has power. but no red buton light on in front. i hold the front power button in and it alters the humm to a higher pitch, so i know it affects something with the power source... so i figure it's a connection error not a power or motherboard issue, or is it? i've triple checked all internal cabling and it all looks good. i'm at wits end... i'm thinking the motherboard it fried but its hard to believe just holding the power button to shut it off normally would do that.

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  • JoeyMike Feb 24, 2008

    no, thats not it at all. heh, thats silly. its just not putting the power through the system, but the power's there. i was zeroing focus in on the front buttons cuz thats where the problem started from.

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Well it might think the games still inside it and u need to play the game and exit out correctly.if doesnt work take it to blockbuster or game store and ask if they can fix it

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