DS will not detect any games?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by JakePsycho, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. JakePsycho
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    I have a crimson red DS, and it will not detect any of my games. I called Nintendo about the problem and they said they can fix it (for 75.00$). I do not want to pay seventy-five dollars to fix one thing, so, does anyone have a solution I can try?

    Thanks,

    -jakepsycho
     
  2. Masked Ranger

    Masked Ranger GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Check and see if the teeth in the DS slot are straight and down.
     
  3. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

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    Your slot 1 is most likely dirty. If you can, get compressed air and blow it into the slot 1. It would be very likely if you don't have a game in the DS slot often, or if you place games in there that have been sitting out in the open for any length of time.

    You can also force in a hard breath from your mouth. Don't be afraid to blow a dry breath onto the contacts of the games either, as those can also get kind of dirty. Make sure the breath is dry though, as you don't want to blow spit all over your games, or into your DS game slot.
     
  4. bahamut920

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    Another way to clean is to use a cotton swab and a very small amount of rubbing alcohol.
     
  5. shadowmanwkp

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    Only with a microscopic amount. I'd actually recommend getting an electric contact cleaner, because alcohol can cause very severe damage to your contacts if it doesn't dry quickly enough. Electric contact cleaners on the other hand dry very fast and they're made for the sole purpose of safely cleaning contacts.
     
  6. JakePsycho
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    JakePsycho gold~king~house

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    Thanks for all the suggestions, tried the one with blowing air and it didn't help, so...the next thing I'll try is shadow's electric contact cleaner, and will post if that works. Thanks guys! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]