Nintendo handheld device released February 2011, identified by model number CTR-001.

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Why won't my 3DS Boot?

The state of my 3DS is in the same condition as this video I found:

It was the same way it happened to this guy, it was in sleep mode and in Animal Crossing: New Leaf, then I set it down and it is exactly what happened to this dude.

When I came back to it, the screen was black, so I powered it off. It would not power on after I powered it off so I came home and plugged it in. I tried powering it on, and the blue light, the charging light, the 3D Slider light and the Wifi light were all on, but the screen was black. I tried unplugging it, taking out the battery, taking out the SD card and turning it on and off but none of those worked. I checked for water damage, by listening to see if there was a popping noise. I took off and put back on the Wifi chip thingy, that had no effect. I never did (or tried to) modify my device, or using Homebrew stuff, or doing anything that would cause it to lose it's warranty/be authorized by Nintendo.

I've been mostly careful with my device, dropped a few times, but I have a wrist strap that has prevented most falls. No water damage has ever happened. A X and Y buttons slightly cracked from excessive SSB4.

I've tried updating the latest version by going into System Update mode, but that failed me.

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Did you try taking the wifi card out and putting it back in? If not you should try that.

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