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Black screens When i turn my DS on both screens stay black and do not do anything. The green power light is on though. Before it would turn on but lagg and pause heaps and go way slow. But now the screens stay black.

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Re: black screens - Nintendo DS Console Video Game Consoles

All I can say is, get a refund/exchange.

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