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We have a Leapster 2 less than 1 year old. It

We have a Leapster 2 less than 1 year old. It turns on but on the select "your name" screen it doesn't do anything from there. Do you know what the problem could be or what we can try?
Thanks. Cindy

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We have the same problem and our leapster is only 2 days old.Do Touch Screen Calibration,it should help.I do it everytime for my son when he wants to play and it does help...But once u turn leapster off,u'll have to calibrate it again next time...
Just hold down hint button while turning on.When the Leapster menu screen appears,press the A button.Touch each of the crosshairs that appear with the stylus.restart unit. ..That what we do everytime.

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Go to your leapfrog connect through your pc and click on your child's name then the left side on the bottom where it says "on this leapster" when you click that it'll show you a list of everything that's been downloaded onto the device, if you need to reinstall the app you can do it there and at the very bottom you can click "check for new downloads" if there's an app/game that should be there but isn't... hope that helps, I had the same problem and that's how I fixed it. and here are some free codes: free book 5813 1140 1518 1314 alphabet stew game 5813 0709 4610 4973

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My son has had the leapster 2 for 3days and it wont show the free download anymore i have tried to redownload it but it wont stay checked to get it from computer to leapster what can i do?

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Ensure NO GAME is in unit
Power Unit off
While turning Leapster 2 on, hold down HINT KEY. (Key in middle with question mark on left hand side)

Once unit switches to other menu, Hit A to begin calibrating.
Follow prompts with Sylas pen to reprogram Stylus pen.
Once you are done it will return to original Calibrating Menu.
Power Unit off Turn unit on with game inserted. Stylus pen should respond.



1) Ensure that a cartridge is not inserted

2) Hold down the Hint (?) button while turning the unit on. Continue to hold the Hint button down until the LEAPSTER menu appears. 3) When the LEAPSTER menu screen appears, press the A button 4) Touch each of the crosshairs that appear with the stylus 5) Restart unit


Do comment if it helped or not in any manner ill know.

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It sounds like the TouchScreen needs to be calibrated.

1. Hold down the Hint button while turning the Leapster on.
2. When the Leapster menu screen appears, press the A button.
3. Touch each of the crosshairs that appear with the stylus.
4. Restart the Leapster.

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An easy fix....

Press the ? button and hold it while turning unit on.
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Le voila!

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