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I haven't been playing my wii for a few months, but today I wanted to play, so I tried turning it on, and it didn't turn on! It was still all hooked up, but the red light isn't even on. I'm sure it's set up right, I haven't changed anything. I've only used the stupid thing once before, so I haven't thrown it at a wall or anything, it simply won't turn on! (I bought it last christmas)

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Just make sure it is plugged in.If it was plugged in the whole time,you may simply need to unplug it for 5 minutes to reset the power transformer.If that doesn't work,you probably need a new power adapter.If you have anything that you do not use for months on end,you should unplug it and if it is battery operated,remove the batteries.Batteries erode very quickly when not used,and could make whatever they are in completely useless trash.Here is a link to Nintendo for further help and possible parts dealers.You can also try their troubleshooting help,but there won't be much difference from what I mentioned.Good luck,Greg

http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/

Posted on Nov 08, 2010

Testimonial: "Thank you! I unplugged it for a few minutes and now it's working :D"

  • js67us Nov 13, 2010

    Thank you! I too unplugged it for a few minutes and now it works!!!!! Thank you for your help. - js67us

  • Greg McCarthy Nov 14, 2010

    You are welcome.That is a typical reset feature for most digital electronics.Basically,digital is about anything which can be programmed.Except microwaves and perhaps a couple other things.Things which chould work resetting due to lock up also include modems,ovens,DVR's,it is tough to define because of so many items but always give that a try first.Some take 30 seconds,some up to 5 minutes so I always just say 5 minutes.Greg

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