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  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    Please help , my top screen on the nintendo DS has went completely black, it wont change colour and also the hinge has broken, so the screen is kind of hanging, i have to hold it. PLEASE HELP!! Veronika :| x

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    I dont really care about my broken hinge but i hate the blank screen HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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You can buy new screens, check ebay, the process to remove and replace is easily found, use google, and be careful, it is not easy.

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If yours is the NDS Lite, just find this video2.gif in youtube: "Disassembling Nintendo DS2.gif Lite"

And after opening it you can do your work. Make sure the flexible cables connecting the top screen part of your DS are well in place and not broken. Your problem may be only a loosen cable but in case the cable is broken you gonna need a replacement. Be careful not to damage the screen or other sensitive electronic parts on your device and you will be on your way.

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