Animal Crossing and Devil Survivor don't work on my R4i Gold Pro

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    I get a white screen on Animal Crossing, and Devil Survivor black screens after "licensed by nintendo" appears. There isn't any AP on those games as far as I can tell, and I tried roms from several different sources so the problem shouldn't be the rom. Do these games just not work?
     
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    If that post was of any help to me I wouldn't have made this thread.
     
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    Alright, mind telling all the info you got out of it? Filesize and hashes of the ROMs, which software you downloaded from where, etc.
     
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    1. i have the latest kernal available from my manufacturer
    2. I tried safe mode and turned off cheat modes on my card
    3. i tried multiple roms from various sources, including searches for clean roms
    4. YSmenu is not supported on my card as far as i can tell, especially since gold pro cards use their own firmware
    5. there are no patches for AC:WW or SMT: DS that would help me
    6. I formatted my card twice, and do not have this error with any other game. the fact that I get the same problem across all the versions of the roms tells me that my card or firmware itself is at fault, not my sd card.
    7. I am in no situation to test the rom on another flashcard at the moment, short of buying a new one
     
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    Best thing you can do is grab a DSTwo and smash your R4 with the Wrinkle F**ker, you won't have issues with games after that
     
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    Which exact flash cart?

    What are the hashes after you put them on the MicroSD? We've seen lots of cases of shitty MicroSD readers corrupting some games during transfer, so you may download a clean ROM that corrupts on the way to the MicroSD.

    Tries various YSmenu configs, like dual-booting and stuff?
     
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    R4i Gold Pro "2013"
    I've been using the same MicroSD reader for years, and have never once had a problem with corrupting roms.
    I'm fairly certain YSmenu doesn't work on R4i Gold Pro but I'll try it again

    @Deltaechoe Wanted a cheap card to amass all my DS games with, you pay for what you get I guess
     
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    What site and all that jazz?

    Which MicroSD reader? The one that came with my Acekard 2i died after a few months, while the replacement commercial one I got's been fairing fine for over two years (bought April 2010).

    YSmenu might not boot immediately on all carts, but can sometimes be run after boot like other homebrew and used to launch stuff.
     
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    Have you considered ripping your 'legitimate copy' before accessing 'various other resources'? Personally, that grants me a perfect rip 100% of the time.
     
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    How would I do that? Would it get my save file as well?
     
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    Just tested both roms on a friend's R4i Gold (not pro)
    They work, so it's the card's problem.

    Again, if anyone managed to get either game working on an R4i Gold Pro I would appreciate advice
     
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    If the cart's hacked copy of Wood (it's not Wood 1.51, it's an older copy with the version string changed and different loaders put in) doesn't play it, then you'll want to find some way of using YSmenu with RGF's updates. It's the only third-party multi-cart system that's still open and getting updates (Wood went closed-source many versions ago).
     
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    it is indeed because of it being a Fake Wood Clone
    using RGF's Kernel will fix the issue
    case closed
     

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