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DS Lite Touch Screen does not respond to touch

I don't know what happened, my touch screen doesn't respond to touch. I haven't dropped it, it just stopped working. Is there something I can do to repair this at home? The touch screen has stopped working with the stylus. There is not a mark or scratch on the screen. I have tried collaborating it but I cannot do it because the stylus won't work on the screen. Can anyone help?

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Hi im sorry their isnt much you can do yourself are the batterys good if so and it still dont work then make sure the screen is completely clean because any bit of greas on the screen will stop it from working.
clean it with a dry cloth spray a tiny amount of polish or some other cleaner like window cleaner as when mine had a bit of grease on it that i couldnt see after cleaning it it worked.
But if this dont work then the chances are it is a problem with the unit itself their is nothing you can do to remedy this problem the only chance you have of fixing this is take it to repair shop and hopefull it is just a software problem.
Unfortunately this isnt something you can do yourself so if you are 100% sure the screen is clean and scratch free then the only thing to do is take to repair shop as it has to go back to a nintendo retailer that does repairs might take a while to get done but check the price of repair first if it is just software problem should cost next to nothing.
im sorry couldnt offer anymore help but their is nothing you can do yourself but let me know how you get on as other people do have this problem and would like to know outcome

Posted on Nov 27, 2007

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    also try leaving battery out for 24 hours leaving the unit to totally power down then try again let me know how you get on

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Can you use the arrow keys? if so do that or u can take the battery out and let it reset.

Posted on Nov 27, 2007

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take it back and exchange it.

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well the only way is to use a phone charger but your risking your ds so try to see if it is 6.2v or over if they are then don't use it cuz it could like over power your ds

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