Another idiot who updated her 3DSXL, now her R4 card doesn't work

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  1. phoenixalia
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    Just like the title says, I foolishly updated my 3DS and now my R4 card doesn't work.
    So, now, whenever I try and access my R4 card, I get this error:


    I'm a complete noob in this. Utter noob. And I wonder what I should do now.
    Um, so, my current Nintendo 3DS firmware(is that what you call it?) is Ver. 4. 5. 0-10U
    Is there a new R4 card for this new firmware yet? Or do I have to wait?
    Should I just buy a new R4 Card? I don't mind if I have to do that. And if my only option is to buy a new R4 card, which one would you recommend?

    I'll describe my R4 card. So, this is what it looks like:
    http://www.r4i3ds.com/en/index.asp

    Rather, it's from this website. Do you see a purple R4 box with Mario on it? More specifically, this one right here:

    http://www.r4i3ds.com/en/product.asp

    Yea, that's mine.

    I don't see any new updates for it or anything and am at a loss of what to do. Help please?
     
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    I'm afraid you'll need a new flashcart or you'll have to get your hands on a DS - the only flashcarts that work on the 3DS with the latest firmware are the DSTwo and the R4iGold from R4iDS.cn
     
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    Getting my hands on a DS is pretty much impossible as I don't know anybody who has a DS.
    So you're saying I'll have to get a new flashcart? DSTwo and R4iGold? The DSTwo is betterthanthe R4iGold I've heard. Has more features in it I think?
    You're completely sure they work on Ver. 4. 5. 0-10U? I just want to make sure.
    And thanks so much for the speedy reply.
     
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    This time it's a hardware issue rather than a software one - it can't be fixed and the only two cards unaffected by the patch are those two.

    The DSTwo is better as it has an additional CPU and some additional memory so there's dedicated homebrew for it. The R4 is... well, and R4, and it runs Wood, plus it's cheaper. Now, do note that there are several "Gold" R4's - the only one that works is the one from R4iDS.cn so order only from the "certified" suppliers. If you can't, you're better off with the DSTwo. Take your pick.
     
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    Do these flash carts come updated? Because if they don't, you will still need a DS or an unupdated 3ds.
     
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    The R4iGold comes pre-updated, the DSTwo can be updated without a DS system if I recall correctly, but it comes pre-updated as well as far as I know.
     
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    If the shop you buy it from updates it before sending it out, it'll come updated.
     
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    wrong
    the working flashcards are

    (4.5.0-10) Action Replay DSi (codejunkies.com) – no update needed
    (4.5.0-10) R4iTT Purple – 3ds Sticker (r4itt.cc) – no update needed
    (4.5.0-10) R4i-SDHC 3DS 4.5 (r4i-sdhc.com) – New Card
    (4.5.0-10) R4i-SDHC 3DS RTS (r4i-sdhc.com) – New Card
    (4.5.0-10) ace3ds – plus - 001A rev PCB (ace3ds.com) – New Card
    (4.5.0-10) Supercard DS2 (supercard.sc) – Firmware 1.19 (ENG, CHS) + EOS v11 12.24 (For DSi 1.4.5 Compatibility)
    (4.5.0-10) r4igold wood (r4igold.cc) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSI 1.4.5
    (4.5.0-10) R4infinity 3 (r4infinity.com)- 4.5.0-10 update
    (4.5.0-10) R4infinity 2 (r4infinity.com)- 4.5.0-10 update
    (4.5.0-10) R4infinity Dual Core (r4infinity.com) – 4.5.0-10 update
    (4.5.0-10) R4iGold 3DS (r4igold.cc) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSI 1.4.5
    (4.5.0-10) R4iDSN 3DS (r4idsn.com) -(Revision 9, A & C Only) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSi 1.4.5
    (there is a bug with Rev C where some Metroid Icon cards will not update)
    (4.5.0-10) R4iGold 3DS (r4ids.cn) -(Revision 9, A & C Only) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSi 1.4.5
    (there is a bug with Rev C where some Metroid Icon cards will not update)
    (4.5.0-10) R4I-GOLD (r4igold.cn) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSi 1.4.5
    (4.5.0-10) R4i-Gold Pro (r4i-gold.com) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSi 1.4.5
    (4.5.0-10) R4isdhc Dual-Core (r4isdhc.com) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSi 1.4.5
    (4.5.0-10) 2012 New R4isdhc-silver (r4isdhc.com) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSi 1.4.5
    (4.5.0-10) r4i3d (r4i3d.com) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSi 1.4.5
    (4.5.0-10) R4iTT Purple – New Sticker (r4itt.net) – 4.5.0-10 + DSi 1.4.5
    (4.5.0-10) R4i Gold Plus (r4ids.com) – 4.5.0-10 update + DSi 1.4.5 Delux Edition, Standard Edition
    (4.5.0-10) M3i zero GMP-Z003 (m3adapter.com) – 4.5.0-10 + DSi 1.4.5
    (4.5.0-10) r4imax (r4imax.com) – Update not yet released but cards with the update are being sold

    but the 2 you have said are just the best flashcard you can buy
     
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    Good luck finding some of those as you included discontinued cards, not to mention that most of them are crap. ;)
     
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    all i stated are current and still on sale
    and if you read the entire post i mentioned more but you just didnt read it clearly

    DSTwo & R4ids.cn currently work on all Firmware versions released
    no card can auto update, it it something you have to do
    make sure you update your flashcard before the console

    the places to order from are
    nds-card.com or zhuzhuchina.com
    both are great sites and ship worldwide
     
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    thanks so much to you too, Pong.
    So on nds-card.com I can get the ORIGINAL R4 right? I'm so sorry for being so paranoid about all this, again, just making sure.
    Just making sure, this is the RIGHT R4 card.
    http://nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=149



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    The ACTUAL original R4 does not work on the DSi or 3DS at all, which is why we suggest the r4ids.cn model instead.

    Almost all the "R4" carts are by separate people unrelated to the original R4 team, using the name without permission, because these things come from China, and China doesn't care about copyrights/IP.
     
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    not just china
     
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    I have a DS phat, but I don't live in India. *trololololol*
    Sry, don't know what to tell ya, go with a DStwo
     
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    Thanks for the help. So I'm probably gonna get a R4iGold3DS. But I MIGHT get a DSTwo. The DSTwo is expensive...but yea, I'll think about it.
    Lesson learned. From now on, update the R4 card before updating 3DS.
    Incidentally, suppose the 3DS gets updated again, where would I download the update for the R4iGold/DSTwo? On their websites?
     
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    Yup. But at the moment the DSTWO looks more future proof than the R4.
     

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