Anyone know how to fix this?

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  1. Infinite Zero
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    Okay so my brother was playing wwith his R4 card. (Original one)
    Then an error keeps saying SD/TF error.
    I've bee using my other 2 micro sd's on that specific cart and it still not working.

    I'm pretty sure it's the R4 having a problem since I used my bro's micro SD and it worked with mine with no errors/problems.
    Will you have to open up the cart or is there any other solution?
    Thanks
     
  2. NDStemp

    NDStemp GBAtemp?! No! NDStemp

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    I think it's a reading issue with your cart. Could be wrong ~
     
  3. Infinite Zero
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    Yes. It's the cart i think. I even put it there on the top
     
  4. tk_saturn

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    It's easy enough to open up without doing any harm to it, so i'd investigate if the contacts on the MicroSD card slot are OK.

    You should always try cleaning the contacts, or putting a piece of paper behind the MicroSD card as you insert it.
     
  5. Infinite Zero
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    How can I open up the R4?
    And will I simply use alcohol so clean up the contacts??


    I dont really care if the R4 breaks, but I want to try as much as I can to fix it.
    We could just buy another flaschart, specifically an Acekard but my mom is too selfish sometimes to buy another one [​IMG]
     
  6. GreatCrippler

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    Yes, use alcohol and I would also make sure the contacts are connecting flush. Paper method might help that... I would insert the card, and try to put a piece of paper in between the card and the back of the DS.
     
  7. Infinite Zero
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    I will try to clean the contacts and put paper. But Im concerned of the micro sd reader of the R4 since that error always come up
     
  8. GreatCrippler

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    Distinct possibility. TBH replacing it even if your mom is unwilling would not be that hard. You can drop $10 on a pre-paid Visa anywhere. Then just order it yourself.
     
  9. Infinite Zero
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    Darn it! I will just hope it gets broken so that we could but another one! Im so friggin tired of the r4's SO MANY issues!
    I will keep forcing her. I'm tired of the R4's build problems. So I hope a new flashcart will solve my problems. [​IMG]
     
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    Threaten a hunger strike. Never worked with my mom, but I figure moms might be softer these days.
     
  11. tk_saturn

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    There's a screw on the back, you just unscrew it and pop it open. They even used to come with a second shell so you could change the colour.
     
  12. Infinite Zero
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    I'll look in the toolbox, dont care if i break it anymore. [​IMG]
    I'll see if I can fix it, if not screw it!
     
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    Someone's never seen Russell Peters: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVcePxjFujs


    But yeah... swab some rubbing alcohol on the microSD card then put it in/take it out a few times.
    Let it dry for about 5 minutes, then try to see if the cart will read it.

    You might have a dead R4 and will just have to get a new one.
     
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  15. Infinite Zero
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    Thanks. As I said I will try to look for a small screwdriver. [​IMG]
    I can's see one around here [​IMG]
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    So to open it I will just need to unscrew the one at the back?
    And all else is fine? Hmmm I'll still try my luck into this one


    EDIT
    500TH POST! [​IMG]