Top screen scratched by bottom screen

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Jun 17, 2011
  1. shawnanastasio
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    Yes, we know that this is a problem with the 3ds's design....My question is: will nintendo fix this for free or will they make me pay to fix the screen...
    Thanks in advance
     


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    i thought this was covered before and that they won't. i hate this problem too. i have a screen protector on and now theres two lines thats scratched from the bottom. I want to remove the screen protector since i hate it but i can't because then the top screen will be scratch T_T
     
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    GRAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NUGGETS!!
     
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    I finally conquered my irrational fears and just got the damn screen protectors -- no thanks to Nintendo. Now I have a surplus of styli and peace of mind. All is now well in Snailland. [​IMG]
     
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    I also got the screen protectors, but i f'ed up in installing the top one so i had to trash it........
     
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    i have screen protectors and i still have marks on my screen

    it it looks like its not going away too

    i have the hori ones, so i have full top screen protection
     
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    lol nintendo noobs and their case design flaws.....
     
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    My first attempt:
    Got a piece of lint under the protector, so in a move of brilliance I tried to wipe it off with a microfiber cloth . . .
    At that point I gained about 100 new pieces of lint. Brilliant. [​IMG]

    Second attempt was money.
     
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    When they open tomorrow i am going to call them and see if they can find it in their hearts to fix it for mwah. Do you think if i say i have a crappy hinge they will replace it or just fix it?
     
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    How did it even happen? What was you doing? Have yet to have this happen...
     
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    quick question what screen protectors did you use?

    if it was hori you should have read the manual
    use tape to get rid on anything on the screen
    i think the same applies to any non-adhesive (static) screen protectors
     
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    DAMN YOU MANUAL!!!!!!

    Edit: even b4 the screen protector fail, i still had a small scratch so, i guess it's not too much of a failure....
     
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    I used department store cheapo brand, but I still should have known better.

    @ OP If you bought your system from Walmart or Target, try to find your reciept and return it. Their return periods are 90 days IIRC.

    @OP again-- less.
     
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    i got it the second day it came out...was that more then 90 days ago? i cant remember
     
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    Nope it well not be free to fix its I called them up $175.00 to replace the screens [​IMG]
     
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    How does this happen?
     
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    Thats ridiculous its not even the screen thats scratched its the plastic barrier between the screen that is. not only that how does a screen make up for 3/4ths the price of a product... dont send it in for repairs.
     
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    does no one read manuals anymore? >_>

    yeah 175 is a hefty price to fix the damn thing

    nintendo should at least give out screen protectors or something along those lines, their fault for the design problem
     
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    175$!!!!!!!! well i bought it from gamestop and i think they're return policy is like 30 days..
     

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