Weird DS Problem

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  1. SAF7

    SAF7 LOVE this game!

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    So, I noticed yesterday (and it's still doing this today) that my DS Lite has been turning on and off by itself. Has this happened to anyone else, or does anyone have any idea as to what might be the cause?
     
  2. the_scientist

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    Are you talking about the standy-by mode is goes into when you close it? If not, can't say I've ever encountered that problem.
     
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    Check your battery and make sure it isn't loose. Losing the connection for just a second might cause it to lose power. If it's something more complex than that, make sure your hand isn't hitting the switch. If you have a hinge crack it's possible that the connectors are separating but that would only cause the top screen to go blank.

    If it's a big problem, go hit nintendo.com. If it's under warranty they'll fix it for free, otherwise it may cost you some money but less than the cost of replacement.
     
  4. SAF7

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    Well, what happens is that the DS is just sitting there, no one touching it or anything, and it will just turn on and, because it's closed, go into standby mode. Then, after a little while, it'll turn off and repeat the cycle. I'm thinking I'm probably going to have to get it fixed.
     
  5. toma

    toma eskimo in disguise

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    yeah, the power switch could have a problem with it there. i miss the days of the gameboy where it had a hard power switch with 2 positions
     
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    It's a sign. A sign that you should get the DSi.
     
  7. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    ^ Dude, would you and the DSi get a room already?! :p 
     
  8. Spyro

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    We already have one. My room. Now leave us alone. *grabs DS case & growls at anything that tries to touch it*
     

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