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My nintendo 64 randomly resets for no aparent reason

My 64 appears to radomly reset for no reason. I have checked to make sure that contacts are cleanded and I do not beleive it is a short in the wire. The red light on front does NOT flicker wheb this happens. Any suggestions?

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Im thinking you n64 might be overheating, is it in a lil box or something? if not then im saying to try different games

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

I have the exact same problem! I recently tried to play Zelda OoT and i got about 5 minutes into it and it resets. It isnt always at the same spot but it will at some point just reset making it not very fun to play. Im not sure that over heating is the problem. My system is out in the open. This has also occurred on several games. Im thinking it is just old and maybe has a short in it somewhere.

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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