3 and 1 plus and akaio

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  1. supersonic124
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    how do you keep you saves on gba games? I just got a ez flash 3 in 1 plus and every time i try to play a game the save gets deleted after i turn off my ds, am i doing something wrong, do i need to use a certain setting or something to stop it from deleting my saves? thanks
     
  2. Another World

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    are you using the akaio 3-in-1 options or gba exploader?

    for akaio 1.4:
    start > 3-in-1/fas1 > Prompt before Save/Load set to ENABLED

    for gba exploader:
    in the ini file remove the # before the last line about saving.
    the cart will now prompt on boot up to back up your last save. otherwise just follow the on-screen information for what button to push to back up your save.

    as for your 3-in-1 assuming the battery works fine, your saves are stored in the sram. the sram is shared between the psram and nor modes. if you flash over a new game before backing up your save, your save file will be overwritten. gba exploader will keep track of what save was last used for each mode, but that does not mean the save is still in sram and can be backed up to your msd.

    give those options a try and post back.

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  3. logical thinker

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    No, if you remove it, it will NOT prompt.
     
  4. Another World

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    the pound symbol is a comment for ini files. taking it out is what makes the line work...

    #
    # GBA_ExpLoader.ini
    #

    SaveDir /GBA_SAVE
    SignDir /GBA_SIGN
    #No_MultiSave ! No Multi Save

    so that means i have the wording backwards... either way one or the other works! =)

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  5. supersonic124
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    sry to be annoying but is there any way to boot up gba roms faster? it takes me 5 mins just to load 1 game
     
  6. Another World

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    anything over 16 megs goes to nor and the nor is VERY slow. this has nothing to do with akaio, gba exploader, etc. this is a limitation of the nor speed. psram will take right around 1 min to flash over a 16mb rom.

    -another world