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Can't get leapster touch screen 2 work.

Can't get the leapster touch screen 2 work with pen or touching with hand.

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    Jessica 'Lintner' Snow Jan 08, 2012

    I don't know if you fixed it yet, but I just found out how to calibrate the screen. Hold the ? button down, power on the unit and continue to hold down ? button until a new screen shows up. Press A and tap the little target (about five times). Restart.

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