Help! I've just bricked my new DS Lite!

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by blizeH, Jun 26, 2006.

  1. blizeH
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    It turned itself off at 1% and won't boot up anymore despite various attempts at holding down different buttons and booting it up that way, hmm.

    The problem is, I purchased it from a guy who won it in a competition, so there's absolutely no way I can return it. Is there anywhere in the UK I can send it to to get it fixed? Or any other suggestions short of throwing it into the bin would be very welcome, thank you.
     
  2. nintendofreak

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    well since its only been out for a while, its still covred by the 1 year nintendo warranty. (send it in) not sure where though [​IMG] Nintendo of europe?
    Also, how did it happen?
     
  3. blizeH
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    Fixed it! Huzzah! A huge thanks to the guys from #NDSTemp [​IMG]
     
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    Nice Nice...how did you manage to fix it?
     
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    how did it get bricked (did u touch the metal near the sl1 contact?)
    how did u fix it?
     
  6. blizeH
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    Yup, I think that was the problem nintendofreak!

    I fixed it by holding a, b, start, select and then powering it on, I then proceeded to continue the flash process using a mixture of a cocktail stick, tin foil and masking tape, again thanks to the #NDSTemp guys, worked a treat!
     
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    Yep...those guys at #NDSTemp are fantastic! Helped me LOADZ with getting my hardware and flashing. Always Very helpful.
     
  8. adgloride

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    When I flashed my lite the first thing I made sure of was the screwdriver was instulated. It also had tin foil at the end and flashed the ds lite no problems. I almost flashed my DS lite with a small screwdriver I picked up by accident [​IMG]
     
  9. CrazyPeon

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    What's this #NDSTemp? Some sort of IRC channel for this site?
     
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    Yep at efnet. #NDSTEMP & #GBATEMP [​IMG] hang out with the mates there, of course some a little stupid...but thats a minority [​IMG] the good dudes are at large there
     
  11. Coru

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    You scared the ba-jesus outta me. I'm getting a bit anxious about flashing my lite. My G6 lite is pre-ordered and my passkey2 is on its way. It's really good to know that it can be recovered even at 1%.

    Enjoy your new flash(ed) light! [​IMG]


    [​IMG]
     
  12. XeNoGeaR

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    happy for you its fixed bro..gl with your new ds [​IMG]