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Got DS Problems? Here are the Solutions for the most common ones.

Most all DS problems are reversable. If you manage to scratch or otherwise crack the screens, you can use acryllic to fix that. Or what if the screen is not bright enough? Easy, the brightness can be adjusted at the main screen, (sun icon) or the DS might need charging. What about buttons that stick? That is also an easy fix, wipe rubbing alcohol on the buttons. What if the top screen becomes disconnected? That problem is not a do-it-yourself fix, there is a company, I am not sure what the name is, but send it to them and you can get it repaired for a reasonable price. The games don't work? Easy, check the prongs in the DS to see if they are crooked, and then to straighten them, use needle-nose pliers. If the triggers need fixing, you might want to check fuses #F1 and F2.

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well, seeing as you will never run it under hot water, that stuff that is used to fix scratches in lenses of glasses, acryllic, should work. And how in the heck did a chicken get to your game system?! (don't answer that, it is a rhetorical question)

Oct 04, 2010 | Nintendo DS Lite White Console

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DS top screen cracked!

buy a new top ds lscreen, good and cheap place is www.dealextreme.com with free delivery. its tricky job though so better if someone who has knowledge does the job, otherwise there are reliable ppl online that qoute good prices 4 fitting new screens.

Apr 07, 2009 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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If you want your DS brand new again :] then try this link:

if this is too hard then i suggest to buy a new screen over the internet or somthing

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Best wishes

Jan 19, 2009 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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scratches on both screens and right hindge is broken

You need to buy a new DS. The cost of the screens and the time put into trying to fix it would be more than buying a new DS.

Nov 15, 2008 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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