Wii doesn't boot up now [Help!]

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by xshoyz, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. xshoyz
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    I had my Wii plugged into a Power Strip with an on-off switch. Someone flicked our Light Switched, which every outlet in the room is connected to, so the Power Strip got turned off. When the switch was flicked back on, the Wii no longer boots up.

    All the wires are plugged in to the Wii fine. I also tried different outlets on the Strip, and an outlet on the wall. Neither work. The Wii doesn't light up at all.

    Anybody know the answer? D:
     
  2. tj_cool

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    Do other things that are plugged in those sockets work?
     
  3. ether2802

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    my sister-in-law's Wii had that same problem, just leave it, it will light up again whenever it feels like it..!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Tichinde925

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    Try using a different power brick.
     
  5. WiiBlaster

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    I agree, When puling the power quickly from the Power pack it can sometime Blow the internal Fuse in the Power Pack
     
  6. xshoyz
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    Leaving it alone for about 8 hours has done nothing.

    I'm guessing that whole 'power fuse' thing is the problem. Which is a real pain in the butt.
    Wonder if I could score a new one from the big N for free :B
     
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    I don't know if it is a coincidence, but I see that most fuse failures are happening on the new consoles. Mine is an old war veteran (one of the first versions), i'm always plugging him out and I never had a problem, ANY problem.
     
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    you can get a new one from nintendo... if only that fuse is the only problem....
    one call is enough ....maybe you must pay a little bit...
     
  9. xshoyz
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    Is the fuse [American Console, 3 months old if it matters] possible to fix by myself?
    :K I'm pretty patient, but I'm dying to get a new Wiiware game and I can't imagine waiting weeks for a new plug.
     
  10. erb247

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    try remove plug and leave it with no power for 5-10 mins then plug it back in
     
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  12. RT-9

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    he already did that, i think its messed up completely... but you should not messing with it to prevent damage to the wii ... i,m quite aware of that..

    i think its better to get a new one... you must wait a few weeks.. but you dont want a broken wii too
    look i dont even know what a fuse is.. but i always say "why fixing it get a new one" (if its really reaaaally messed up)
     
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    Yay! That actually worked!

    I think it was the Memory Card being inserted (for some reason). Thanks.