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POWER when i turn the computer on it just stays on standby.

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Try holding the on/off button for 10 seconds. then the power will completely turn off. then try again.

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Hooked my wii to high speed internet now when turn off wii the power ligh stay yellow not red normal?

yes this is completely normal it is just staying in standby mode and is nothing to be concerned with. If you require further assistance please let me know and i will be glad to assist you.

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The "on" light is always green, even if turned off. Why?

It occurs when your wii in the Standby, but WiiConnect24 is enabled with Standby Connection is enabled. the content can also be received when the Wii is left in standby mode.

WiiConnect24 can be turned on or off via the setup setting. While the console is in standby, the power LED indicates the current status of the standby connection,

  • Red indicating Standby - wiiConnect is off,
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Power botton stay red

If the PSU is confirmed working, it is either something wrong with the microcontroller in the southbridge that controls the power on sequence, the linear regulator that powers it and/or the ROL board, or a short in the 5V standby (blown capacitor, transistor, etc).

The easy way to determine which one of these is the problem is to look at the light on the PSU, if when you plug it into the 360 it turns red briefly (or stays red), there is a short on the standby power (If the short was on the switched supply, the 360 would power up then flash 3 red lights with error 0001 or 0002, or power up for a split second then shut itself off). Also measuring the resistance from 5VSB to ground is a pretty sure fire way to tell

If the 5V standby power is NOT shorted, then the issue is either in the power button on the RF board (easily tested by powering up the box via another method), the southbridge, the the voltage regulator supplying it.

The two regualtors are U5B1 (3.3V) and U5B2 (1.8V). They are located on the top of the motherboard near the back, jsut to the left of the large screw hole in the center of the motherboard (near the fans). The large tab opposite the 2 smaller pins is the output of each regulator, so they should measure 3.3v and 1.8v respectively when the 360 is in standby (off but plugged in).

If those measure ok, then I'd say the southbridge is dead (that motherboard is nothing but a nice paperweight)

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Blank screen, not reading dsc

try rebuilding the database and the file system in recovery consol

to get to the recovery consol press and hold the power button when ps3 is in standby mode(red light) till you hear a double beep. sometimes the ps3 does a beep then another beep and goes back into standby thsi is fine just release the power and quikly press and hold it again till you get double beep.

like on my 80g system it goes like this

ps3 hold power.......beep .........beep........stanby again....release and hold power again.......beep .........double beep...release power now you should be in recovery menu.

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Dvd is not coming out and is stay on standby mode

look at the light on the game where you open the door , if you see a very small hold on it take a paperclip and push in the hold the door will open and standby will reset when you power on . good luck.

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The PS3 is essentially a computer....Light stays on because its a standby mode retaining power for ps3 memory etc.....

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Heres one solution that I found. If your ps3 turns on but does not boot up just stays a black screen most likely the hard drive got corrupted. So unfortunately you will lose all your saves. But to save the system when you power on the ps3 hold the button down its should beep once keep holding it and it should turn red in standby mode. Keep holding the power button down though. It should turn green again keep holding it should beep then double beep this time instead of going into standby. Let go now and some options will come onto the screen. You will need to plug in your ps3 controller and 6 options should come up. Reformat PS3 worked for me but I lost all my saves. Good luck!

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My playstation 3 stays in the "standby mode" and does not turn on

its a power failure inside the ps3!!! You have to call sony to replace the system it will cost u 150.00 dollars unless ur still under warrenty goodluck because i had to get 3 systems from sony before i got one that worked just right

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My wii gets warm when it is powered down

This is because you have it in standby mode. You'll also notice the wii light is orange when off, this is standby mode. If it's off the light will be red. You goto connect24 to turn off standby.

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