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Nintendo DS touch screen not working properly

Hello i bought my son a nintendo ds for Christmas and already the touch screen is not working properly. Most the time does not recognise any movements with the pointer

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  • kyla06 Mar 11, 2009

    My Nintendo DS Lite's touch screen doesn't calibrate too! I hope they can solve this problem.

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    ddnt work :(

  • Carlzy Apr 14, 2009

    I have a nintendo ds lite and when I go on picto chat and click a letter say 'e' it goes on 'w' .

    Then when i play my touch screen games it dosent let me control anything .

    I tried the calibration thing but its not working dont know if im doing it properly or not.

    Please Help Thanks!

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    when i press s on picto chat t comes up instead of s

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    screen responds to pointer now and then on diferent games

  • dreameater May 23, 2009

    my touchscreen dose not work if i touch the bottom screen nothing happends



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Turn the ds on without a game in it and go to the settings icon (looks like a tiny ds) on the bottom middle of the screen then go to the far right yellow icon and it will re-calibrate the touch screen and let you know if calibration was a success.

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