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Didj will turn on but Warning screen is just frozen.

I can turn the didj on but it just stays frozen on the Warning screen. Now it will not turn off. What to do?

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  • jasmin9o9 Mar 12, 2009

    The Didj then goes to warning screen and the game shuts down...please help my kid is bugging me to get it fixed :) Thanks

  • britawomack Mar 29, 2009

    we just got the system and it won't work. we turned in on and the warning screen comes up. it just sits there and we can't turn it off unless we take out the batteries.

  • lyndag5158 Apr 12, 2009

    Didj is frozen on Warning Screen

  • lyndag5158 Apr 12, 2009

    Didj is frozen on Warning Screen. When it is connected to the computer and the Leapfrog software is running it shows that the unit is not connected...how do we fix it?

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    didj powers up and is stuck at "WARNING - HEALTH AND SAFETY" screen. It will not respond to the on/off switch.

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I had the same problem. What you need to do is open the Leapfrog connect and then plug your DIDJ into the computer. You also need to plug it in with the AC adapter as this takes time and the first time I tried the batteries died. So plug it in or put new batteries in it. Now just leave it sit plugged into your computer with the Leapfrog connect program open. It took mine almost 2 hours just sitting on the white Warning screen then if finally connected and updated the software and is now working fine. Hope this helps.

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My Didj did the same thing on the same day! The Didj needs to be re-sync'd. Connect your Didj to your computer with the USB cable. Turn the Didj on. Open the LeapFrog Connect software on your computer. Sometime in the next 24 hours, the Didj will sync with your computer. After the Didj sync's, a pop-up will appear on your computer and the Didj will power down. Click OK on the pop-ups and then restart your Didj. The Didj may have to down load several files, but it will function normally afterward.

Before trying this, it's a good idea to turn off the screen saver and sleep mode on your computer. Install new batteries in the Didj as it may take 24 hours before the Didj sync's. If this does not work, you will have to return your Didj for replacement or repair.

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Hi there I need 2 tune up my didj






Follow these steps To reset the Didj to factory settings and solve your problem:




1) Launch LeapFrog Connect





2) On your computer keyboard, press "Ctrl + Shift + R"



(on a Mac "Command + Shift + R").





This should bring up a window that says "Connect the device you would like to reset"





3) Connect the Didj and turn it on




4) Follow the on screen messaging to reset the Didj



5) Eject the Didj when the reset is complete





6) Recreate the profile on the Didj and then turn it off





7) Close and then open LeapFrog Connect



8) Connect the Didj and turn it on





9) You may be prompted the Didj needs an update. Accept this update





10) Get your parents to sign into the parent account and link a footprint to the current profile.



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well you are not alone
i think that all the parents thats bought this cute game
got suckered
because i have the same problem too
its a problem with these games
and i will never buy another product that have to be tuned
at all
there are problems with these games
i do not urge any parent to purchase a diji (STAY AWAY )

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Didj will turn on but Warning screen is just frozen.


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I just got the Sonic game to play again. Unfortunately, I had to reset the Didj--i.e., erase all the contents, including "Jet Pack Heroes" and my son's profile. Basically, I had to reset it to factory settings.

So all the stuff we worked on is lost, but at least he can play Sonic.

I got the instructions here:
http://community.leapfrog.com/blog-entry/Bad-Christmas-Presents/Didj-Needs-Tune/580000606

And here are the instructions:

"Launch LeapFrog Connect
  1. Press the "Ctrl + Shift + R" keys on the keyboard
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  3. Connect the Didj and turn it on
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It didn't work exactly like this, but that's the command you want to use to reset it when connected to the computer via USB. You'll know when it's resetting--it takes a good 5-10 minutes and very clearly tells you that you're resetting.

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This happened with the first Didj we bought. Struggled to open the battery case with the stupid recommended dime. [Use a screwdriver instead - better able to push down the lever inside the case.] The 1st Didj never turned on. Totally dead. Exchanged it. The second Didj was easier to open compartment to install batteries and turned on immediately. Reommend you take it back.

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QUICK Summary:
- Download and install "Leapfrog Connect" manually.
- Wipe/reset your DIDJ (maybe...)
- Install the free game.

LONG Summary:
Like most people here on the forums and question boards, the didj hung or failed to download the update: "Download failed. Please try again."
I found that the .EXE from the CD, created a folder in the C drive "C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\log", where the file name was "Sniffer_*date*_*time*.log" Example: Sniffer_090102_1916.log
In this log file, there were two references to the remote files it had to download (in the display window, it says 101 Mb. So the two files below add up to about that much):
http://download.leapfrog.com/leapfrogconnect/PC/didj/DidjPlugin.exe (78Mbs)
http://download.leapfrog.com/leapfrogconnect/PC/UPCInstaller.exe (25 Mbs)
The DidjPlugin.exe is the "Leapfrog Connect" installer, while "UPCInstaller.exe" is the free Jetpack Heroes game.

I cancelled the hung or timed out program launched from the CD, rebooted the PC, and then proceeded to download these two files manually.
After downloading these two files, I double-clicked each one. There was no dialog box or confirmation or license agreement page, destination folder, etc, etc, etc. This was a 'silent' installation, with
no prompts (save for the Windows security prompt: "Are you sure you want to run ...exe?"
I then proceeded to wipe the handheld (because it was stuck on "Downloading Update, please wait...).

Launch Leapfrog Connect:
1) Press the "Ctrl + Shift + R" keys in sequence and hold them down.
2) This should open a window that says "Connect the device you would like to reset".
3) Connect the Didj.
4) Eject the Didj when done.
5) Recreate your player profiles on the Didj and connect again.

I could be wrong, but wiping the didj did not erase the free game. I don't remember, but there was a point to sync the didj and then the game was there... Anyways...
After restarting the didj and creating a new profile, connecting to Leapfrog Connect, the didj should be good to go.

I do have a couple questions:
Why only have a small 5Mb self-extracting installer on the CD? Why not include the larger (75-78Mb) "Leapfrog Connect" on the CD?
Why not have the free game ALREADY installed on the didj? That way, when it comes out of the box brand new, you get to start playing right away...

Thomas

My (kids) PC specs: AMD Duron 1.2 Ghz, 768Mb RAM*
Windows XP, Service Pack 3

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