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Center of Leapster touchscreen does not work

The center of my sons leapster is not working. I cleaned it and then tried to recalibrate it. The targets in the corners would recognize the touch but the middle will not. Please help. My son is 5 and got a new game for Christmas.

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Check the warranty, if there is a number to call, do so... they will try and help you reset the system. If this doesn't work you may have to exchange it depending on the how long ago it was purchased.
I'm sure there will be lots of returns tomorrow... including other malfunction problems. Merry Christmas

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