have a problem with a game on r4

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imagine teacher, when select it goes to load then says

"the save data could not be accessed. please turn the power off and reinsert the ds card"

which we have done 298 times (well nealry - lol) any ideas before son does my head in

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Delete the existing SAV file and let it create a new one?

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Magic_monkey;2962918

Delete the existing SAV file and let it create a new one?



it hadnt got a sav file on it, only just put it on, have deleted game and redone it, but as soon as you click it, the above error message appears

never seen that before, i`d just get a different game to make sure it hasn`t corrupted the ds and try a different version of the game

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fskinner;2962943

never seen that before, i`d just get a different game to make sure it … never seen that before, i`d just get a different game to make sure it hasn`t corrupted the ds and try a different version of the game



all other games working fine

sassie;2962925

it hadnt got a sav file on it, only just put it on, have deleted game and … it hadnt got a sav file on it, only just put it on, have deleted game and redone it, but as soon as you click it, the above error message appears



you might be out of room if the card is full

each game save takes up 512k(I think)

you have to leave like 20-30mb of space on the card after your games are on to have the relevant space required for game save(.SAV) file - of each game.

Delete a game and robert's your mother's brother.

Or it is one of the few that aren't compatible with the R4, they are old cards now.

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already deleted to games off card, when i thought that may have been the case, also downloaded game from two different sites, dont know what the hell it is

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Syzable;2962968

Or it is one of the few that aren't compatible with the R4, they are old … Or it is one of the few that aren't compatible with the R4, they are old cards now.



how would i fnd this out, or is it just a case of if this happens its likely to be non compatible


gonna load it onto the dstt see if its the same

have you unzipped the game properly? The odd time I've added a file that isn't completely extracted - and it's failed

- and you sometimes have to add patches which ppl often include inside the game folder once extracted.

sassie;2962983

how would i fnd this out, or is it just a case of if this happens its … how would i fnd this out, or is it just a case of if this happens its likely to be non compatiblegonna load it onto the dstt see if its the same



If it still does it on the TT then the chances are it's a bad image file and you'll need to download it again.

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ok guys it works on the dstt, obviously not comatible, thanks sy

sassie;2963019

ok guys it works on the dstt, obviously not comatible, thanks sy



No probs......glad you got it sorted.

i think you should put the latest firmware on your sd micro card copy all data from the card install latest firmware to micro card then add the games and save files back to the card this should work fine version 1.18 looks the most upto date go to there web site to download it [url]www.r4ds.com[/url]

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Syzable;2963071

No probs......glad you got it sorted.



yesh cheers, son takes after me for patience, he aint got any, thankfully got a dstt coming for him this week

Had this problem with Carnival

You need to repalce a file in the RoM
This link explains it better than I could

gbatemp.net/ind…078

This worked for me

milhouse;2963080

i think you should put the latest firmware on your sd micro card copy all … i think you should put the latest firmware on your sd micro card copy all data from the card install latest firmware to micro card then add the games and save files back to the card this should work fine version 1.18 looks the most upto date go to there web site to download it [url]www.r4ds.com[/url]



This is what i did and it worked fine updating it will make it work straight away :thumbsup:

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cant access that site on interent explora nor mozilla

sassie;2963114

cant access that site on interent explora nor mozilla



Hi it`s here r4ds.cn/dow…tml


download that its really easy to do

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do i need to remove all agmes and format sd card first

no just download it onto your sd card leave the games on it

this is what to do
After downloading and decompressing the new updated files, there will be one shell folder and two files _DS_MENU.DAT、 _DS_MSHL.NDS.Copy these files to the root directory of TF card to replace the former files

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folder ..
folder _systemdash_
folder moonshl

file DS_MENU.DAT
file MSHL.NDS

do i extract allthese to card. or just the last 3?

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ooops both typing at same time

my carnival one didnt work either is that the one not working for you sass?

how are you anyway aint really been online last couple of days and ive missed ya x x

ooo sass neary 16k posts..........

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hey pink its imagine teacher

ad what the fluff you still doing here, dont you have a baby to give birth to x

sassie;2963435

hey pink its imagine teacherad what the fluff you still doing here, dont … hey pink its imagine teacherad what the fluff you still doing here, dont you have a baby to give birth to x




tell me about it :roll:

I had that problem!
Updated firmware!
Now solved

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oh ffs, now it aint working at all

i have moved the last three as said, the last folder and two files, which go on as one folder called english, then clcik that and you see the other three, so somehow i have done that first bit wrong - arrrrggghhh

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ok ive sorted it, put a folder in somehow, and game is now working, thank you all you lovelies xxxxx

great ! glad it worked you`ll now find all new games will work

Run Y's (Yasu) menu, it uses the DSTT core files so makes compatabilty 100%.

Can only be done on real R4's (non-sdhc) afaik.

New buyers take note, don't buy R4, it's good but now it's not updated anymore future games will pose more and more problems, plus it can't take SDHC >2GB big mem cards.

I've got the smae problem with Viva Pinaata ona M3 Simply

Paddy_o_furniture;2963922

I've got the smae problem with Viva Pinaata ona M3 Simply



You need to update your M3 Simply firmware to a newer version here : :thumbsup:

gbatemp.net/ind…=38

blimey I'm on version 1.07 should of thought of that, cheers.

R4 havent updated the firmware since April, and several newer software titles dont work .The ttds has been geting regular and up to date firmwares which aim to increase compatability with certain software titles. so at around 10-12 quid from dealextreme.com the ttds is a little charm
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