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Ds wont read The games

My brother got a DS from his friend seeminly good condition but when we try to play a game on it it wont work. We put the game in and start the DS normally (start up is set to manual) it then goes to the nintendo screen where we then press A (of course) but then where it should say the name of the game inside the slot it says there is no DS card inserted...

ive been working on this problem for my brother for about 5 hours already. If anyone has a tested solution that works if would be VERY much appreciated if you could tell me.

Thanks in advance : Alex

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  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    I have the same problem, using a classic DS. I got it shortly after launch, and it's worked fine up until yesterday, when it suddenly ceased to recognize any DS game cards.



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Some times the spring that pushes the game back up into place after you push it down to lock the game in gets wore out. if the game doesn't come all the way back up it won't read them. You can take your fingernail on the grove on the back of the game and push up slightly to pull the game up into place.
if this does not work then my suggestion would be to send it to me and I'll fix it for you. I have been repairing these consoles for a while now and have run into this problem several times. I have been able to successfully repair all of the misread errors.
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