3ds won't turn on with the new r4i card

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by metal01, Jun 5, 2011.

Jun 5, 2011
  1. metal01
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    I don't know what to do, it won't turn on with it in, and it won't recognize it, I tried to give it that upgrade mentioned on their website but I can't since it won't let me turn it on with the r4i in it. any help would be great.
     
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    It's not like you'd be able to update the r4i with the 3ds anyway. You need an older system (DS/DS lite/DSi/DSiXL) to run the update to make your flash cart recognizable to your system.
     
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    I don't know why i didn't think of that, I have my ex's ds still thanks dude.
     
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    the r4 doesn't show up on the old one either.
     
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    Maybe it got bricked because you loaded onto the 3DS before upgrading it.

    Just buy a pre-upgraded acekard 2i.
     
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    I'm trying to keep local, do you think that the sd card is ok then? or do you think I'll need a new one of those too? I'll bring it in and swap it out tomorrow but if i need a new sd card I need to know. thank you for the help.
     
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    No, you will not need a new micro SD card; your current one is alright. Even if your micro SD card was faulty, I'm pretty sure that your flashcart would atleast be readable by your ds - which in this case, isn't.

    Just make sure to format with the Panasonic SD formatter (don't forget to back-up your contents before formatting your micro SD card).

    Every flashcart uses different firmwares, so replace your current r4i firmware with AKAIO 1.8.7 if you're considering on buying an acekard 2i.
     

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