weird touchscreen problem

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  1. acoustic.digital
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    hey folks,
    i need help!
    [​IMG]

    it was just there this morning!
    i think it has something to do with the touchscreen, because when i tap with my stylus on that area, it doesn't always respond.
    so, if somebody knows how to fix it, please let me know.

    chris
     


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    Configure the touch screen through the DS menu. Try that.
     
  3. BakuFunn

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    Is it like... Water? It looks like a screen protector bubble.
     
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    i did that before, i can recalibrate the screen, so the touchscreen actually works, but the middle doesn't. only when i tap hard on it. but thats not the way it worked before lol

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    yes i had a screen protector and i thought that it is a bubble at first, so i removed the protector and tadaaah, its still there -.-
     
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    Lol that's what I thought at first too. [​IMG] As for the screen, send your DS to Nintendo or some other place to get it repaired or fixed. Unless you open up your DS and find out what is causing the problem.
     
  6. acoustic.digital
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    you reckon they'll fix it for me even i don't have the receipt anymore? lol
    dunno how good the service of nintendo australia is xD
     
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    crap...

    any way to fix it myself? can you buy spare parts on ebay or is there a better way?
     
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    Just say your touch screen was always like that. [​IMG] They may replace it for defectiveness.
     
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    hmm would they still believe you when you can actually see that its been used a lot? : D
     
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    Just say that you could bear with it and then it started getting worse and worse. But of course that'd be lying and I was joking, so just buy anothe DS. [​IMG]
     
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    thought so.
    but how could such a thing just happen? i mean, its a normal day, normal weather, normal everything, but DS.. not normal. crap.

    anyway. i'd be happy if somebody has any suggestions how to repair it. thanks : D
     
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    Did you drop it?
     
  13. acoustic.digital
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    nope. i got up this morning, and it was just there.
     
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    It could just be the "liquid crystals" in side the LCD leaking , although that would should distort the image as well. You can buy both a screen and the touch screen replacements from dealextreme, for suprisingly cheap. http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.3259

    Keep in mind that if you do decide to try to replace the part, it requires 'moderate technical skill' and you will need a tri-wing screwdriver (which you can also get from dealextreme) to take your DS apart.

    EDIT: It could also be a mouisture problem, so you could try taking it apart to see what that strange bubble actually is.
     
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    It looks like it was a break. Thats what the screen looked liked on my iPod when it got dropped.
     
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    Although the lite is a bit harder to open up, if you know what you're doing you should be fine.
    I suggest you look at a few tutorials on changing the case of a DSL if you really think you can open it up fine.
     
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    yeah i'll try that out tomoro. haven't opened up a ndsl yet, but yeah, i'l tell you guys tomoro if it worked : )
     
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    Just tell Nintendo that. The worst they can say is "No."
     
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    Someone probably used it and spilled something on it and didn't tell you. [​IMG]
     
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    Does that moisture bubble thingy move when you touch it?