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My sons original ds(not the lite) has decided not to pick up any ds games. He has had it for awhile and we have had no problem with. How can i fix it?

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    Nicole Lock Jun 04, 2010

    Thankyou i will try it

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Hello,

Thanks for using FixYa.

My daughter's DS had the same issue, worked one day and didn't work the next. I found that the contacts inside were just dirty. The slot is too small to fit a cotton swab, and most other things run a risk of bending the small connectors which would surely make it a paperweight. What I did was put a little dab of alcohol across the metal slides of one of her least favorite cartridges and clicked it in and out of the DS about 15 times and it worked perfectly. (the cartridge survived too). Hope this works for you too!

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Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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