Assistance With GBA Exploader and M3 DS Real Expansion Pak.

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  1. grape_garden
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    Hi there. I'm using a Supercard DSTwo, and since its GBA emulator is sorely lacking, I'm now trying to boot GBA ROMs through an M3 Expansion Pak using the most recent version of GBA Exploader. The problem I'm currently encountering, though, is that when I boot I GBA Exploader, the top screen doesn't display any games. From what I can tell I've done everything correctly: I placed the GBA_SAVE, GBA_SIGN and GBA folders in the root of the micro SD card; so, I'm kind of at a loss right now.
     
  2. grape_garden
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    Is bumping frowned upon? I'd hate it if that were the case, but since creating this thread I still have not been able to find a solution to this issue.
     
  3. jurassicplayer

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    IIRC don't you need a special patched version of GBAExploader to work with M3 products?
     
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    I had the SAME issue, can't recall how to fix it.

    AH! right. The LATEST version of GBXploader has NO M3 PRODUCT SUPPORT.

    The creator (Rudolph) had a vendetta against M3 products at the time.

    You have to downgrade to version .53 to have it work with M3 products.

    Tell me if it works.
     
  5. felixsrg

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    I have the same problem as grape_garden (but with an Acekard 2i), I already tried with the M3 Expansion Pak modified version of GBAExploader but it still doesn't show any games.
     
  6. Schlupi

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    The OTHER solution I have for you is this:

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=259459&hl=

    Dug it up from an ANCIENT topic of mine.

    Try playing your DS until it dies, ir is almost dead. THEN take your EXP pack, put it in, and charge it.

    It fixed the issue for me and it started working. At least I THINK this was the right topic. [​IMG]

    Try it and see how it goes.

    EDIT: fuck, I don't think that was the right topic.

    I had the same issue and I don't recall what the issue was. How_do_I_do_that was the one who told me how to fix it, now that I think about it, so that one is NOT the right one (give it a shot anyways).

    And you are not supposed to use a "modified" version of EXPloader, use the OLD version.
     
  7. grape_garden
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    Yes, I just tried this and it works. I wasn't aware that the newer versions of GBA Exploader removed support for all M3 products. Thanks for your help.
     
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    Yay! No problem. Glad I could help. [​IMG]
     
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    I have a problem with the M3 Expansion Pack too. I can load GBA games but they won't start. I get stuck at GAME BOY logo, with no NINTENTO word below it.

    I have try more than one version, what can I do? I have an R4 with Wood R4 1.61.

    EDIT

    I have tried another ROM and now the NINTENDO logo appears. But after that the screen goes blank and nothing loads.

    How can I fix this??

    EDIT

    Btw, I have the Rumble RAM Expansion Pack. Is that the problem?