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Nintendo DS / R4 Card Help

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Found 1st Feb 2010
I recently bought my little sister an R4 card for her DS Lite. A friend burned me a DVD with about 30 games on.

I put a 2GB micro SD card into the R4 card, plugged the R4 card into the PC. I copied the DVD onto my desktop, then copied/pasted the games onto the R4 card.

When I put the R4 card into the DS, it just states "LOADING..." on a Black screen (top screen).

I've probably shown I'm not great with technology. Just wondering if anyone knows where I've gone wrong ? Any help appreciated...
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You need software for the R4 do you not?
update the firmware to latest version-you can leave the games folder on the card-just delete the firmware and replace with the latest
You need to add the software to the micro SD card. ]http//ww…are
GAVINLEWISHUKD;7722724

You need to add the software to the micro SD card. … You need to add the software to the micro SD card. ]http://www.r4dsrevolution.co.uk/download-r4-software-firmware



Thanks for that...any idea which one I download ? As theres about 10 different options....
just purchased a dsi, was wondering which card is compatible?

thanks so much in advance of any help.
there a many clones but they all do the job but you need the correct firm ware usually the packaging will say the web site address go to it download the latest firmware usually a zip file open it and copy all content to your micro sd card add games job done put back in flashcart insert into ds and turn on ,as for dsi just buy a card that has ( i ) in the title ie r4i
bottletopburly;7723707

there a many clones but they all do the job but you need the correct firm … there a many clones but they all do the job but you need the correct firm ware usually the packaging will say the web site address go to it download the latest firmware usually a zip file open it and copy all content to your micro sd card add games job done put back in flashcart insert into ds and turn on ,as for dsi just buy a card that has ( i ) in the title ie r4i



thanks, rep left
it is only the .nds file you need, has he copied the unzipped game onto dvd, if so you will need to unzip each game and drag and drop the .nds file


doh ok, just read you have downloaded the software
Hull-Tommo;7722888

Thanks for that...any idea which one I download ? As theres about 10 … Thanks for that...any idea which one I download ? As theres about 10 different options....



dependant on card
Thanks for all the help!

Sorted it now. I probably should have read the whole instruction page before I left a second message.

Works a treat and I'm in her good books (for now)
I have a acekard 2i for dsi - simple to use
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