I have this problem for a while now, the rpi doesn't boot.

The red led is on but the green led never opens. I have formatted the SD card and re-install NOOBS on it but again I can't boot it. Before this problem appeared I opened and close the power supply because I wanted to fix the LCD that I have. I think I messed up the SD card reader. I tried most of the things I found on the internet nothing made it boot.

Will I need a new Raspberry Pi? If anyone has any suggestions I am happy to hear them.

  • which model pi is it Commented Mar 21, 2019 at 22:32
  • @JaromandaX rpi 3 b+ Commented Mar 21, 2019 at 22:33
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    Possible duplicate of Raspberry Pi 3b+ not booting. Please look at The Boot Problems Sticky.
    – Ingo
    Commented Mar 21, 2019 at 22:35
  • @Ingo I have already checked that, nothing works Commented Mar 21, 2019 at 22:38
  • PI3B+, good, because that can boot from USB out-of-the-box Try imaging a USB drive and see if that boots - at least then you can narrow down the issue Commented Mar 21, 2019 at 22:42

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Try to do it again, follow the guidelines below:

  1. Download official OS from raspberrypi.org
  2. Format your microSD card via CD card Formatter.
  3. Flash your .img file to microSD via balenaEtcher which is recommended by Raspberry.
  4. boot it to your Raspberry Pi 3b+ or other Raspberry Pi.
  5. Be happy :)

if you have any questions, you can find the full description here.

  • Already tried that, didn't help Commented Mar 22, 2019 at 9:24
  • Have you tried to do it with another SD card?
    – romankh3
    Commented Mar 23, 2019 at 6:21
  • no but this sd works on my pc and mobile Commented Mar 23, 2019 at 8:27
  • Looks like your issue related to raspberry hardware. Do you search how to check raspberry? Something like health check. It can help you to understand that hardware ok or not.
    – romankh3
    Commented Mar 23, 2019 at 10:11
  • I will do one when I get home Commented Mar 23, 2019 at 11:39

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