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Leapster can't read input

My leaster L-MAX keeps saying "it you see your name, touch it with the pen... I can't t get it to read the pen's input...any suggestions?

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  • Lauren_hgp Jan 08, 2009

    When asked "if you see your name touch it with the pen", all of the names go green intead of stay yellow and when you touch the screen with the pen nothing happens

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    same problem. "if you see your name, touch it with the pen" yet nothing happens. tried new batteries, installing with usb.. still no luck.

  • brookings Jan 09, 2009

    same thing over here., except for my leapster2. can't get past "if you see your name..."

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You need calibration
Touch Screen Calibration is as:
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 the unit.

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When the main screen comes on and says touch your name with the pen it does not resond what do i do?


It sounds like the TouchScreen needs to be calibrated.

1. Hold down the Hint button while turning the Leapster on.
2. When the Leapster menu screen appears, press the A button.
3. Touch each of the crosshairs that appear with the stylus.
4. Restart the Leapster.

Hope this helps!

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I had the same problem and here is the answer I found at leapfrog.com which fixed my daughter’s disney princess leapster 2’s problem. Good luck!
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. Continue to hold the Hint button down until the LEAPSTER menu appears.
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

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I had the same problem and here is the answer I found at leapfrog.com which fixed my daughter’s disney princess leapster 2’s problem. Good luck!
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. Continue to hold the Hint button down until the LEAPSTER menu appears.
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

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turn off unit, take out cartridge.
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power unit off when done.
power back up.
(got these from the leapfrog site and it worked for me!)

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