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I was playing Mario kart (via loadiine) this morning , when the Wiiu just turned off by itself , its not in a closed box , I made sure it's in a state when it cannot overheat , should i be worried ? i mean i literally bought it a week go , no warranthy :rofl2:
maybe i shouldn't be asking here , but i figured maybe it was shutoff because i was runing a homebrew ? dunno.
 
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Could you be more specific? Did the system just turn off as you playing it or by it self cause of auto shutoff?
Was there a red light flashing the power led?

I was being specific tho , it shut off while i was playing it , i don't think the red light was flashing .. I suppose maybe because i'm using a step down transformer ?
 

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I was being specific tho , it shut off while i was playing it , i don't think the red light was flashing .. I suppose maybe because i'm using a step down transformer ?
I am not sure, but if the system turned off during play, I had a similar problem with the led blinking. Think the system overheated. (INSERT XBOX RED RING OF DEATH JOKE HERE) So maybe the vents on the system is dusty. Try cleaning it. I did and it worked again. :)
 

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I would blame your transformer before the Wii U. It's just more likely that there's some issue with your transformer, causing it to cut off intermittently.
 
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I am not sure, but if the system turned off during play, I had a similar problem with the led blinking. Think the system overheated. (INSERT XBOX RED RING OF DEATH JOKE HERE) So maybe the vents on the system is dusty. Try cleaning it. I did and it worked again. :)
don't you insert that "XBOX RED RING OF DEATH joke" ; that's so scary :c

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I would blame your transformer before the Wii U. It's just more likely that there's some issue with your transformer, causing it to cut off intermittently.

I hope that's the cause :c
 

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don't you insert that "XBOX RED RING OF DEATH joke" ; that's so scary :c
I'm just being honest. Most systems that over heat now and days, auto shut down to prevent cricital damage to system. You wanna spend $250 on a second wii U With all your saves and dlc lost cause you can't redownload for free i don't think. :(
 
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