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Whenever I turn on my wii the power light goes on then immediately turns off. I have tried unplugging the AC adaptor, then when I plug it back in, the power light turns red. However when I press the power button, the light turns green for a second them immediately turns off.

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Try unplugging it for AT LEAST 2 min this will reset it.

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