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Colorful Confetti-Like Pixels on Touch Screen

Occasionally when I open up my DS Lite from a standby position, the touch screen will have a black screen with many multicolor speckles on it for a moment before the screen loads. Once it loads, I can see no difference and the game plays with no problems at all. However, that speckling is really concerning me. If anyone knows what it is, how it was caused, or how to fix it, I'd be much obliged.

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Re: Colorful Confetti-Like Pixels on Touch Screen

Hello misterwuggle, I Have a DS Of my own, but have never had this type of problem. All I Can Think of is going to get it looked at. Try going to your local video game store, such as game. Hope This Helps! Rosebetts xxxx

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