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I have a new ds game when i put it in to ds it says no card, can it be fixed?

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Here is a few things that might of happened and can be fix by do the following.

1.Your DS game insert thing is dusty.
A.Clean it with air (Water will break the DS).
2.Your DS game bottom is dusty.
A.Clean it with air (Water breaks the game forever).
3.It is not the right type of game.
A.Get a different game.
B.See if theres one for your DS type.
4.Your game is not in all the way.
A.Push it in as much as you can (don't break it).
5.Your DS was on early.
A.Pit your game in then turn it on.
6.The game is broken.
A.Replace the game.
B.Contact the makers of the game or DS to fix it.

Posted on Dec 30, 2010


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