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After a power outage, my wii will not turn on

During a lightning storm last night, there was a power outage. Despite the fact that my Wii was plugged into a surge protector, it will no longer turn on. There is no red light on the power button. Any advice? This Wii is barely a year old!

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You can try a new AC adapter.If that does not work,it will need to be repaired by a Nintendo authorized center.(I used to work at one).If you do by a new one PLEASE buy Nintendo brand.The "off" brands usually end up in some kind of problem down the road.
Good luck and agme on!

Posted on Jul 26, 2010

  • Greg McCarthy Jul 26, 2010

    Also since a storm fried our computer,we bought a Belkin surge protector.Depending on which one you buy,they guarantee anything plugged into it.The minimum one they have I believe has 6 outlets.That is guaranteed for $50,000.No receipts needed too.

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