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Touch screen not working

Hi, only had my sons Laepster 2 for a week N when you try to use the touchscreen with the pen to choose your name , nothing happens......I would appreciate any ideas her as like I said , only had it a week and bought 3 games to go with it and they dont come cheap???????

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  • pegasus1975 Jan 07, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem!! And only had it for 2 weeks!

  • Smeagol300 Jan 08, 2009

    I have changed my daughters Leapster 2 just 2 days after Christmas about a week later is has broken again. Is this a known fault ?

  • bwwertz Jan 30, 2009

    I have tried to recalibrate using the stylus, but when I pull up the recalibration screen, I am unable to view anything at all on the screen - no cross hairs - no nothing. Depsite adjusting the contrast. Please help! Thank you.

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Hpoe this helps, had the same problem with my son's leapster2, took it back got a replacement and the same thing happened within 5 minutes of turning it on!! Finally found this advice on the net.

If your Leapster2 does not respond to the stylus pen, it needs to be calibrated. Calibrating the Leapster2 is easy:
1) Ensure that a cartridge is not inserted
2) Hold down the Hint button while turning the unit on
3) When the LEAPSTER menu screen appears, press the A button
4) Touch each of the crosshairs that appear with the stylus
5) Restart unit

Good luck, seemed to work for ours

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We realised that the leapster needed calibrating ...works fine now, and it was very simple to do!

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Lol I just took mine back again. I would have thought a major outlet like Toys R Us should know about the calibration and advised me but to be fair to them they did exchange again without any fuss.

Thanks for the advise I will know for next time.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

  • adincj12 Jan 25, 2011

    perfect!!! Ithe stylus did not work and I followed this directions and they worked again! Thank you!

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