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[Unanswered] black screen of death pls help
Old 02-04-2015, 08:44 PM
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Default black screen of death pls help

Ok guys please help me! Last night i was playing pokemon and fell asleep, then i woke up around 5am and noticed my ds was on the floor (with the screens still working) so i closed it and put it on my desk and let it charge then around 7 i woke up opened my ds to remember where i left off in pokemon and the screens wont work, nor does the volume. I dont want to turn it off because i dont remember what i did and if i saved it, some please tell me whats wrong, amd what i should do? :/
Old 02-04-2015, 10:00 PM
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I've had issues like this with the 3DS not properly going into sleep mode.

I think you're best bet is to turn it off at this point and restart it.

You might lose some progress in the game but the 3DS itself should be fine.
Old 02-05-2015, 04:09 AM
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I have told numerous amounts of people on these forums that if you have the "black screen of death," you should send it to Nintendo. That's what I did, though I still had my warranty.
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